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Teachers – PDST Technology in Education provides courses and other continuing professional development opportunities to support the integration of ICT in the curriculum and help develop e-Learning in your school. There are no course fees.

Note: Face to face courses are delivered through the education centre network. Contact your local education centre for scheduling details and to book a place.

  • Courses section:  detailed course descriptions (face to face and online) 
  • Online Courses:  links to and enrolment information
  • ICT in the Classroom PDFs: PDFs with useful websites and videos on using ICT in the classroom.


Spring Online Courses

Short, online courses on ICT in teaching, learning and assessment are available on in early 2017, commencing from January 9th. All that’s needed is a (free) personal Scoilnet account to enrol. Many of these are suitable for ‘additional hours’ (Croke Park hours), subject to school approval. See the autumn schedule/course descriptions for details. Read More >

Using Scoilnet Blogs to Design and Manage a School Website

This online course will demonstrate how to design and administer a school website or blog using Scoilnet Blogs as the platform. The Scoilnet Blogs service offers schools the option to use the Word Press blogging tool to develop a school website or school blog and have it hosted within the Schools Broadband Network. Read More >

NCSE - Teacher CPD Database for Inclusion and SEN

This new database from the NCSE is an online reference tool designed to provide practical support to teachers looking for continuous professional development opportunities in the area of inclusion and special educational needs. Read More >

New online course for Post Primary teachers

'Introduction to Tablets (Post Primary)' is a new, two hour short online course for post primary teachers. The course is suitable for users of Android, iPads and Windows tablets.Read More >

Safer Internet Use in the Classroom

This online course is an essential course for all teachers in today’s classrooms. It has expert information, practical tips and advice from other teachers on how best to use the internet safely in the classroom. Read More >

  • Whole School Training

    Where the numbers are sufficient, training courses can be delivered to a group of staff. This has the advantage of allowing existing course material to be tailored to the particular needs of participants. Find out More >
  • Local Course Evaluation Forms

    Please click on the menu item on the left - Local Course Evaluation Forms - for links to Participant and Tutor Forms for Local ICT Courses only. Use the National Course Evaluation Forms link (left) for national courses. Find out More >