Primary Autumn Courses


CPD for the Primary Language Curriculum and Digital Learning 
Dear Principal

Are you interested in some free professional development for the Primary Language Curriculum and digital learning? There is a free initiative about to start at the start of November that we think will be of great interest to our schools.  It’s being run by Promethean and a company called Cocoon - click here to find out more about it.

The Primary Language Curriculum programme includes:

Lessons and planning integrated with the Primary Language Curriculum and the Digital Learning Framework

12 weeks free access to the digital learning platform Cocoon

Hands-on training here at the Education Centre as well as ongoing email/ webinar/ online support

Ongoing support for funding, planning, ICT-infrastructure development and more.

You’ll also be in with the chance to win the 75" Promethean V7 ActivPanel, and other amazing prizes in an ongoing raffle. 

If you are interested, the deadline to register your school is Friday 25th October and you can register at

'More Information' link directly -


 Financial Support Services Unit Training

“The Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU) is a support mechanism for  school management in Primary Schools which assists them in compliance in terms of transparency, accountability and financial responsibility for State and other funding. The Financial Support Services Unit was established by the Department of Education & Skills (DES) and operates under DES Circular 0060/2017.

 This training is available for Primary School Secretaries, Treasurers and Principals and will focus on key areas such as Payroll, VAT & RCT responsibilities.”

The training will take place on Thursday 14th November at 2.00pm in Askea Parish Community Centre, opposite the Askea Church.

Please send name/s and school name to 0872079448 or email