For Summer 2021, TeachNet are offering six EPV day approved online courses, including three new courses, ‘Development Education in the Primary Classroom’ (With Plan International), ‘ Using Google Workspace in the Primary Classroom’ and ‘STEAMing through Dark Skies and Biodiversity’ (With ESERO Ireland and Discover Primary Science and Maths ). For more information please see below…
Development Education in the Primary Classroom
Development education aims to deepen understanding, and encourage people towards taking action for a more just and equal world. It provides an unique opportunity for people to reflect on their roles and responsibilities as global citizens. This course brings together two approaches for social change, education and international development…Read more
Using Google Workspace in the Primary Classroom
Learn how to make collaboration easier, streamline teaching and develop and enhance 21st century skills in your classroom using Using Google Workspace for Education and Google for Education’s Teacher Center. 21st century skills are the skills that today’s students will need to be successful in this ever changing world and and include communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, social and emotional intelligence, technological literacy and problem solving. Google Workspace for Education offers Education Fundamentals to all qualifying schools at no cost, providing schools with simple and flexible tools to support 21st Century learning…Read more
STEAMing through Dark Skies and Biodiversity
It’s surprising how few people have ever seen a truly dark sky. Those living in large towns and cities can only see the glow of artificial light is visible overhead as a yellow hue. On a clear night in Ireland under a dark sky, you can see over 4,000 twinkling stars, planets such as Venus or Jupiter and even meteor showers and all with the unaided eye. This TeachNet course from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), in partnership with the European Space Agency, will explore how Dark Skies can be used as a theme to engage pupils in developing STEM skills, help them identify planets and stars, understand the moon, light pollution and climate problems that directly affect their community and identify possible solutions…Read more
Office 365 for Education
Learn how to develop and enhance 21st century skills in your classroom using Microsoft’s Office 365 in conjunction with the Microsoft Education Centre. 21st century skills” are the skills that today’s students will need to be successful in this ever changing world and include communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, social and emotional intelligence, technological literacy and problem solving…Read more
Digital Technologies and SEN
Technology is not the magic answer but rather an interactive multimedia resource that can provide motivational teaching and learning tools for a wide range of students. A range of hardware, software and online options will be explored with emphasis is placed on using technology to support the curriculum and the individual student support file of the student…Read more
STEM Discover Climate and Space
Ireland’s European Space Education & Resource (ESERO) and Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards (DPSM) offers you a unique opportunity to participate in our on-line summer course for teachers of 2nd to 6th classes. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to teach students the difference between weather and climate using classroom resources from the European Space Agency (ESA). Causes and effects of climate change can be investigated in your classroom and you will be equipped to lead your students through The ESAs Climate Detectives project should you wish to…Read more
All TeachNet courses are designed and developed “by teachers, for teachers” and provide practical ideas for using digital technologies creatively in the classroom. TeachNet have been delivering quality online CPD since 2008 and feedback from participants over the years supports our belief, that TeachNet courses provide a superior user experience.
All courses are available online and can be completed anytime between July 1st and August 20th 2021. Each of our courses provide for approximately 20 hours of study with downloadable course notes and online discussion forums moderated by TeachNet mentors. We also provide tailored support by email and on the phone when required.
In addition to these online courses, TeachNet in association with Microsoft Education, are delivering three blended courses (Virtual face-to-face & online), ‘Minecraft for Education‘, ’21st Century Learning with Office 365′ and ‘DreamSpace Hacking STEM in the Primary Classroom’. For more information and dates see our Blended Courses page.
For more information see www.teachnet.ie/courses, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 5252506.