On the ComputerOnline Summer Courses 2020

Registration for summer courses is now closed.

For Summer 2020, TeachNet are offering five EPV day approved courses, to help you and your school achieve effective integration of digital technologies into teaching and learning. For more information please see below…

Technical Requirements

All our courses require broadband Internet access (Min of 5mb recommended) and participants need to be familiar with using the internet, downloading and installing software and apps.

Technical queries should be emailed to cpd@teachnet.ie or alternatively you can call our support helpline number on 01- 4806208 (available from 9.30am to 2.30pm on weekdays).

Blended Courses

In association with Microsoft Education

1. Minecraft for Education

Live Online Microsoft Teams workshops:
July 1st- 3rd
Online @ cpd.teachnet.ie: July 4th to August 21st

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment. This course will explore how teachers can use it as cross-curricular learning tool to help improve student engagement, collaboration, creative exploration, and learning outcomes.

Cost:€20 | More Information | Enrol


2. Dreamspace Hacking STEM in the Primary Classroom

Live Online Microsoft Teams workshops:
July 1st- 3rd Booked Out
July 6th – 8th or
August 17th – 19th
Online @ cpd.teachnet.ie: July 4th to August 21st

Hacking STEM in the Primary Classroom explores how teachers can use technology to create inquiry and project-based activities that can be used across the primary curriculum.
Teachers will engage in hands-on activities using a range of digital tools and resources including MakeCode, Micro:Bit, Paint 3D, Kahoot, Office 365, Microsoft Teams, OneNote…

Cost:€20 | More Information | Enrol

Online Courses

3. Digital Technologies and SEN

This course will explore the effective use of technology for students with SEN. A range of hardware, software and online options will be explored with the emphasis on using digital technologies to support the curriculum or the individual pupil support plan.

Cost:€69 | More Information | Enrol


4. 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’s 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.

Cost:€69 | More Information | Enrol


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.

Cost:€20 | More Information | Enrol