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Summer CPD Courses for Teachers 2024

Schooldays are offering four online CPD courses for teachers during summer 2024.
All our courses are approved by the Department of Education and Skills criteria and qualify for EPV days.
Please note different availability dates for each course. Courses are now open for enrolment.

Supporting Wellbeing in your School - €79

Course Available 17th July to 16th August
Would you like to enhance the wellbeing of teachers and pupils through mindful communications and positive relationships within the school community? This course will provide practical techniques and foster positive professional relationships while also helping to improve the learning outcomes of the pupils in your care.

Nature Based Learning and the Outdoor Classroom - €79

Course Available 1st July to 9th August
In association with Seed Scholars, this course for Primary School teachers provides foundational information about the history and philosophies underpinning nature-based learning, as well as a host of practical tools, lessons and ideas for how to implement curriculum-aligned, tailored nature-based learning for your school.

The FUNdamentally Moving Classroom - €79

Course Available 1st July to 9th August
Have you ever wondered what difference 5 minutes a day can make for your whole school? During this course you will gain access to a unique school wide programme on physical literacy which aids academic achievement, and creative problem-solving skills.

Yoga4Kids: Learning, Mindfulness, Wellness & Fun - €79

Course Available 1st July to 16th August
This course explores the benefits of yoga, mindfulness and meditation for both physical and cognitive development of your pupils and provides you with the skills and knowledge to implement the yÓGa4kids programme.  The course also facilitates integrated yoga teaching and mindfulness into other curricular areas.  At the end of the course you will have a downloadable yÓGa4kids programme to use with your class.

All our courses are approved by the Department of Education & Skills as part of the 2024 Courses programme for Primary Teachers and qualify for EPVdays.

Total course time is 20 hours with a minimum of 13 hours online. There is no synchronous/live requirement on this course. Participants will be expected to participate in course forums and submit assignments as required. Tutors will be available for support and feedback. Please note different course availability dates set out above.

Commonly asked questions

Is there a discount for undertaking more than one course?
1 Course €79, 2 Courses €148, 3 Courses €198

How many summer CPD Courses can I do for EPV days?
1 x Online Teacher Summer Course entitles you to claim 3 EPV days
2 x Online Teacher Summer Courses entitles you to claim 4 EPV days 
3 x Online Teacher Summer Courses entitles you to claim 5 EPV days

How will I receive proof of completion of the summer CPD course for EPV?
 Once your course completion has been validated you will be issued with your CPD course completion certificate within 2 business days. The certificate can then be downloaded from the online learning system and in the case of teachers can be presented as proof of the right to EPV days during the school year.

Will I get a certificate of completion of my Teacher Summer Courses from
Yes, you can download it on completion. This Certificate can be submitted to your principal to claim your 3 EPV days

Are the Summer Courses available to non-teachers? The courses are also open on the same dates to SNAs, Secondary School Teachers, Childcare Workers, Childminders and Parents who feel that they may benefit from the course but the EPV scheme will not apply
Click here for full list of Frequently Asked Questions about our Teacher Summer CPD Courses

Our Support team are on hand to answer all your queries, either by phone or e-mail
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Phone: 01 4406608