Our Courses

We have the most competitive online summer courses available. Our rates start at €65 for one, €85 for two and €95 for three. With a refreshing mix of CPD courses, we’re sure there is something for everyone. All courses are facilitated by highly experienced tutors who direct the learning process by answering questions and queries. Buy your courses today!

Mindfulness & Stress Management

This course is designed to offer a practical approach to mindfulness in today’s busy world. It will develop skills that lead to higher concentration and attention levels, reduced stress and increased positivity for both pupils and teachers. The course offers a range of ideas, concepts and suggestions for practical use in the classroom to facilitate the teaching of mindfulness.

Blogs & Blogging for Schools

Create your own blog from scratch even if you are not technically inclined. Learn the basics of Blogging with WordPress and how you can successfully create a blog in your school. Areas covered include multimedia content creation, including videos, audio & images. Learn about post creation, publishing content, class participation & a myriad of other ingredients that go into creating a successful educational blog.

Resilience, Self-esteem & Self-empowerment

The course is designed to examine the significance of self-esteem, self-empowerment & resilience, and their application in the classroom.
It has been specially created to assist teachers in their personal and professional self-awareness and self-care. Key principles of SPHE will be identified and considered, focusing on the promotion of personal development, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-empowerment.

Web Design in the Classroom

In this introductory course to web design you will learn about the tools that will will enable your classroom to get online. You will learn about CMS’s, domain names, hosting, pages, posts, themes, plug-ins and a ton of other stuff to get you online. Key attention will be paid to how a class website can foster participation among students & faculty.

Leadership & Management Skills

Participants on this course will learn about leadership, the qualities of a good leader and the importance of adopting and cultivating good leadership traits. They will also be guided to become the best leader that they can and learn the difference between managers and leaders, and how these differences determine the outcome of various exercises. Using the information gleaned from the five modules, the participants will use this knowledge to construct and develop a skills management portfolio and relay these to their colleagues and pupils.

The Artist’s Way

This course is aimed at teachers who would like to foster a deeper appreciation and understanding of the 5 strands of the Visual Arts curriculum, while cultivating their own inner artist. Packed full of inspiring ideas, we offer a wealth of sample lessons and techniques to awaken and nurture the budding artist.

Mindfulness, Well-being & Happiness

This course offers a range of positive skills & strategies to promote the teaching of mindfulness, well-being & happiness in the classroom. All course themes were chosen to enable both teacher and pupil to flourish intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. Participants will acquire a set of empowering tools and techniques to enhance their daily living.

Positive Behavioural Management

On this course, we outline an effective system for managing student behaviour. We focus on promoting positive behaviour, and encourage students to be accountable by allowing them to design their own rules and expectations. We provide techniques and tips to prevent power struggles, maintain self-control, set goals, resolve conflict and maintain calmness and positivity. Stock up on your strategies this Summer to motivate your pupils to learn and succeed.

Bainistíocht Struis & Aireachas

Tá an cúrsa seo deartha chun cur chuige praiticiúil a thairiscint chun aire a thabhairt i saol gnóthach an lae inniu. Forbróidh sé scileanna a fhágann go mbeidh tiúchan níos airde agus leibhéil aird, strus laghdaithe agus níos mó feidhmíochta ag daltaí agus múinteoirí araon. Tairgeann an cúrsa réimse smaointe, coincheapa agus moltaí maidir le húsáid phraiticiúil sa seomra ranga chun teagasc an aire a éascú.

Google Classroom

Google Classroom streamlines assignments, boosts collaboration, and fosters seamless communication to make teaching more productive and meaningful. With Google Classroom, educators can create classes, distribute assignments, send feedback, and see everything in one place. Classroom helps students organise their work in Google Drive, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers. Instant. Paperless. Easy.

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Registration now Open!

Our Goal is to provide optimum Continuous Professional Development learning opportunities for Primary School Teachers. We will offer an array of courses from Mindfulness to IT, to Resilience, Self-esteem & Self-empowerment. All courses are facilitated by highly experienced tutors who direct the learning process by answering questions and queries. Our full lineup is listed below. All our courses are taught online, will commence on 1st July and must be completed by August 23rd.

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* One lucky course participant will walk away with an Apple iPad Mini! A draw will take place once all courses are completed. Last years winner was Aoife McGowan, Ballykeeran, Athlone.

Testimonials

A really well laid out course, extremely enjoyable and fantastic notes. I will definitely recommend it to colleagues. Thanks.

Margaret

I really liked this course it was practical with great links to use throughout the year. It was very concise with no ‘padding’ like other courses would have. It was very helpful for the teacher personally as well as professionally.  I’d highly recommend this course to others.

Emma

Very enjoyable course, extremely beneficial and very well put together. Made life very easy for the user and also contained lots of vital content, information and tips.

Peter

I thoroughly enjoyed this course.  I thought the modules were very well put together and all are very useful in the classroom.

Sinead

I really enjoyed the Stress Management and Mindfulness course. I know that it will be very helpful in my day to day life and my classroom in the future. Thanks for all of your help. I hope to take part in your courses again next year.

Paul

This was a most enjoyable course with lots of practical suggestions and strategies for dealing with stress.

Maelbhina

Meet the Team!

At Teacher Summer Courses our educators are dedicated to providing great learning opportunities for Primary School Teachers. Combining Teaching, Mindfulness, IT, Reiki, Music, Business and Counselling skills, our experienced, multi-disciplinary team have been facilitating workshops and seminars for over 18 years.

Michael McKeever

Julie Ruane

Joan Hunt

Marie Walker

Stephen Ó Broin

Sue Nolan

Poul Moestrup

Neasa Ní Cionnaith

Keith O Ruadháin

Brian McLoughlin

Gráinne Tyndall