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

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*All courses subject to approval by the Dept of Education

FSC2238 School Self-Evaluation Fundamentals

FSC2238 Introduction to SSE – School Self Evaluation


Use the SSE process to critique your practice and engage in continuous improvement by applying the process to areas such as literacy, numeracy and digital technologies.

FSC2238 School Self-Evaluation Fundamentals

On completion of this course, you will have the skills necessary to apply the School Self-Evaluation Process to the work that you do. You will understand how to identify a focus, how to gather evidence and the kind of evidence needed for the analysis stage of the six-stage process. You will learn how close your practice is to the statements of effective practice and if you are moving towards highly effective practice. From there you will learn how to develop an improvement plan and put that improvement plan into action. You will also learn what is involved in the monitoring and evaluation stage of the process and what to focus on next.



  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to gain the necessary skills to use the School Self-Evaluation process to enable them to critique their practice in order to engage in continuous improvement
  • 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 – Understand School Self-Evaluation

  • Introduction to School Self-Evaluation
  • The six-step process of School Self Evaluation
  • Explore Looking at Our Schools 2016 Quality Framework
  • Describe the Digital Strategy for Schools
  • Reporting on SSE


Module 2 – Gather evidence, analyse data and set targets

  • Understand target setting
  • Gather evidence – focus groups, questionnaires, and surveys
  • Collaborate with fellow professionals
  • Analyse data
  • Set SMART targets


Module 3 – Understand and apply action planning

  • Literacy development and the SSE Process – pupil progress
  • Numeracy development and the SSE Process – pupil progress
  • Understand action planning
  • Create an action plan
  • Keep your plan alive


Module 4 – Learn from and apply knowledge gained from others’ experience

  • Understand teacher conferencing and its use in School Self-Evaluation
  • Reflection in the SSE process
  • A Primary school’s experience of SSE
  • Deis schools’ and the SSE process
  • Applying SSE resources


Module 5 – The Digital Learning Framework and School Self-Evaluation

  • SSE and the Digital Learning Framework
  • Digital Learning Framework explained
  • SSE and the development of a DLP
  • SSE and Primary Language Curriculum



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