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To qualify for your EPV days* you can select from any of our practical and beneficial suite of courses. The more courses you select, the more EPV days you receive:

  • 1 online course – 3 EPV days entitlement
  • 2 online courses – 4 EPV days entitlement
  • 3 online courses – 5 EPV days entitlement

All our courses are run in accordance with the Department of Education and Skills criteria. Courses begin on Thursday, 1st July 2021 and must be completed by Friday, 20th August 2021 at 5.00pm.

Each course requires approximately 20 hours of study. The Discussion forums are facilitated by expert moderators. When you have successfully completed your course you will receive your CPD Certificate.

New for Summer 2021. This year we’re delighted to expand our offering to 50 highly practical and unique courses. All courses have been updated with updated and fresh content and an easy-to-navigate interface.

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  • Each Individual course costs €69
  • Two courses will cost €89
  • Three courses will cost €99

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FSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

FSC2105 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning


Gain the skills required to create, edit and maintain a school and class website.

FSC2105 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning

On completion of this Online Teacher Course, you will understand the techniques involved in Web Design for Schools, including creating, editing and manipulating a school or class website.

FSC2005 Web design for schools Fluirse Teacher Summer Course 2020

You will also know how a website can be used in the classroom to engage children in learning and encourage whole class participation. As part of the course, you will search and source resources to be used in the creation of a school and/or a class website for use in cross-curricular teaching and develop lessons plans to integrate the website into the classroom and everyday teaching. There will also be an introduction to photography, images and video in the delivery of the curriculum.




  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to gain skills on how to create, edit, insert images/videos on a school or class website.
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers. The WordPress software is required if you are starting a website from scratch. WordPress is free and easy to download.
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 20th.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]




Module 1 – Introduction to Web Design for SchoolsFSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses Online 2020

  • Introduction to web design
  • Explore WordPress and basic HTML
  • Assess WordPress’s capabilities
  • Learn the basics of HTML
  • Understand WordPress licensing and what it means for you
  • Learn the five steps to designing a school website and getting it online
  • Case study: St Finbarr’s Boys National School website


Module 2 – Getting Started on Your School Website 

  • Know to register a domain name
  • Find a web-hosting service
  • Installing a WordPress Theme
  • Learn how to edit a WordPress website


Module 3 – Adding and Formatting Content Module

  • Learn how to add content to your site
  • Apply CSS formatting to a site
  • Create a menu bar
  • Create website navigation
  • Explore the variety of content that can be uploaded to a classroom site
  • Create a web publishing policy
  • Illustrate how a website can be used to gather and analyse the evidence required for the SSE Process – use the SSE Sample Checklist for evaluation of literacy as a guide


Module 4 – Going LiveFSC2005 Web Design for Schools – Optimising Teaching and Learning - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses Online 2020

  • Learn about the final checks before going live
  • Discover how to test your site
  • Learn about the common problems on a website
  • Troubleshoot your site
  • Be inspired and learn more about what you can do with a WordPress site


Module 5 – Next Steps

  • Learn about plugins
  • Optimise your site using SEO
  • Learn about CSS, W3C, and educational apps
  • Assess resources and websites to help you to create and manage your site
  • Keeping your site up-to-date
  • Outline the implementation and monitoring plan you will use to improve teaching and learning using a class/school website – Use the SSE Checklist for Teacher’s Individual Planning as a guide



  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at [email protected]