Teacher Summer Courses Terms & Conditions
The team is dedicated to developing effective courses, to enhance the primary teaching in today’s diverse society. To achieve this mission, we are dedicated to fostering professional practice that enables participants to fulfil their highest potential. Teacher Summer Courses is committed to supporting its staff and students in their engagement with high quality courses. Our mission to deliver distinctive enhanced educational courses for teachers in order to prepare them for their professional roles.
- Terms: By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by this site’s Terms and Conditions, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws. The materials contained in this web site are protected by copyright.
- Course Material: Permission is given to temporarily download any course material for the months of July and August. This is solely for personal use.
- Disclaimer: All materials on our web site are issued with a disclaimer. Teacher Summer Courses does not take responsibility for any issues concerning accuracy or reliability of materials used in our courses.
- Student Based: The best interests of our participants are the principal consideration in all we do. Our commitment to their success and is explicit. Student feedback and data will be continuously gathered and analysed to ensure our aims and objectives are being met.
- Learning Methodologies: The following methodologies are employed through VLE where appropriate: Reading, Audio Visual, Interactive Collaborative and Discussion Groups, Practice by doing – lesson plans and writing Blogs on various topics.
- Assessment and Feedback: As part of course assessment, each participant must complete a reflective learning journal. One entry is made per module, outlining the concepts and techniques they have acquired. When participants have finished the five course modules, they are expected to do an end of course reflective assignment.
- Plagiarism Policy: Teacher Summer Courses upholds the principle of academic integrity. The purpose of this policy is to allow for a consistent approach to the treatment of plagiarism, and to promote a culture of honesty and best practice.
- Course Cancellations: Participants will be notified by Wednesday, 5pm June 27th if we have insufficient numbers registered and their advertised courses are not going ahead. This will enable those affected to apply for an alternative course.
- Governing Law: Any claim relating to our web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ireland with regard to the applicable use of a website.
Teacher Summer Courses – Learner Contract
Thank you for choosing our course. We are dedicated to ensuring that our summer course programme provides teachers with learning experiences that enhance and improve their knowledge and skills.
The following conditions have been outlined by the Department Inspectorate and course providers. In order to enrol on our course, we request you comply with these conditions. If you have any questions or queries please contact us on email@example.com.
- You must register your full name and Teaching Council number.
- Each course programme requires the following:
Each module will contain text, diagrams, short videos and/or audio clip, supporting and reinforcing the current discussion and learning material. At the end of each module there is a set of short multiple choice questions (MCQs) and a number of topics for Forum discussions. You must contribute to two discussions. Once you have completed these, you may proceed to your next module.
- When you have finished the five modules you are expected to do an end of course reflective assignment.
- Course assignments must be presented to the e-tutor in electronic format. They are designed to encourage participants to reflect and discuss how course material could be used both in a personal and professional capacity.
- There is also a reflective learning journal that each participant completes. One entry is made per module, outlining what the concepts and techniques they have acquired.
- On completion, this reflective assignment is sent to your course tutor for review. It will also be available for the DES inspectorate should they wish to view it at any stage.
- Your course time log should indicate 20 hours- 10 hours online, and 10 offline for study and research purposes.
- Plagiarism or impersonation is unacceptable, and will be reported directly to the Course Director.
- On completion of your course, you will be asked to fill out an evaluation form.
We are committed to training and educational excellence. If you feel unable to comply with these criteria, we will offer you a fee refund.