Important Information – Enrolment now open for 2022

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 Monday, 4th July 2022 and must be completed by Friday, 19th August 2022 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 2022. This year we’re delighted to add courses in the Special Education and  Teaching & Assessment categories. All courses have been updated with updated and fresh content and an easy-to-navigate interface.

Purchasing courses: Courses may be purchased either online or by phone.

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

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

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Phone: 066 712 9828

Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions. For further queries, contact our team at [email protected] or 066 712 9828

*All courses subject to approval by the Dept of Education


FSC2217 Courting Leadership & Management Skills for Schools Toolkit 1


Gain a better understanding of educational organisations and learn to apply key management and leadership skills in the areas of creativity and innovation, motivation, time management and SSE.

FSC2217 Courting Leadership & Management Skills for Schools: Toolkit 1


The aims of this course are to help you better understand educational organisations, and to learn and apply key management and leadership skills, especially in the areas of creativity and innovation, motivation, time management, and school self-evaluation.




  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to better understand educational organisations, and to learn and apply key management and leadership skills
  • 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
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 4th – August 19th.  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 – Course Introduction & A brief overview of management and educational organisations

  • Identify and have a basic understanding of the role and skills of management
  • Be able to describe what Principals as managers do
  • List the basic management skills involved in the school context
  • Analyse the organizational structure of their school
  • Analyse & describe the power disparity within their school
  • Gather evidence regarding school’s structure, distribution of power resources and culture for REVIEW element of School Improvement and Self-evaluation process
  • Analyse the context within which SSE must take place

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Module 2 – Towards Creativity & Innovation

  • Apply techniques to encourage creative ideas
  • Explain barriers to creative thinking and resistance
  • Provide an overview of creative teaching
  • Evaluate the creativity and innovation in their school community
  • Explain how Principals and other school management encourage


Module 3 – Mastering Motivation

  • Apply the theories of motivation within their school community
  • Describe what motivates learning
  • Assess current motivational environment to identify areas where they are currently motivating and satisfying members of staff
  • Outline the motivational factors that stimulate and sustain student learning
  • Learn some tools and strategies to help increase motivation that they can start applying today to help motivate their school team(s)


Module 4 – Time Management Skills

  • List tasks in a way that keeps them focused
  • Apply Pareto’s Principle to school issues
  • Prioritize tasks by understanding how to apply the Urgent/Important matrix
  • Reduce and control interruptions 
  • Analyse the types of activities that take up most of their time
  • Be able to set appropriate SMART goals and objectives 
  • Organize other people in the school community in order to better manage their own time

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Module 5 – Synthesizing Toolkit 1 with the SSE process

  • Describe and implement the School Self-Evaluation Guidelines and six-step process
  • Apply the techniques learned in the course to help with SSE
    and school development




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