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.

Online Forum: Check your Course Homepage

Email: [email protected]

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

FSC2250 Effective Assessment with Seesaw

FSC2250 Assessment in the Primary Classroom with Seesaw


Become confident with using new assessment approaches in your classroom with the digital learning platform SeeSaw.

FSC2250 Effective Assessment in the Classroom with Seesaw

Unlocking the full potential of SeeSaw for assessment in your classroom.

This hybrid course merges the NCCA Continuum of Assessment with the virtual learning platform Seesaw to help you effectively assess your pupils’ learning and capture their development and progression throughout the school year.

Participating in this clear and informative course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to use Seesaw:

  • confidently in classroom,
  • to save time and
  • to support pupils with their homework.

Unlock the potential of Seesaw by improving your assessment methods through engaging with this course.

Furthermore each module will consider a method of Assessment that you currently use in your classroom and how a digital portfolio will help you use these methods more effectively in capturing the learning of your pupils.  

This course is suitable for beginners and teachers who have experience already using Seesaw.

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  • Target Audience: Teachers who want to improve their use of Seesaw in the classroom or teachers who want to find out more about Assessment and Seesaw.
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended. Do not need access to an IWB
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers. No experience of technology use required. Prior use or access to Seesaw is not necessary.
  • 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]

Course Layout

Module 1 – Introduction to Assessment

  • Assessment Continuum
  • AFL and AOL
  • Purpose and components of Assessment
  • Digital Portfolios
  • Introduction to the SSE process


Module 2 – Seesaw and Portfolio Assessment

  • Assessment Method 1: Portfolio Assessment
  • Digital Portfolios
  • What is Seesaw?
  • Devices that support Seesaw.
  • Establishing a class on Seesaw
  • Overview of Settings and establishing control over your class
  • How can students demonstrate their learning?
  • Assigning Activities to your class/pupils
  • Seesaw Premium Features
  • SSE: Steps 1&2


Module 3 -Self Assessment and Conferencing


  • Benefits of Assessment for Learning
  • Assessment Method 2: Self-Assessment
  • Rubrics and Checklists
  • Developing a Rubric
  • Self-Assessment with Seesaw
  • Assessment Method 3: Conferencing
  • Building Conferencing from Self-Assessment
  • Conferencing with Seesaw
  • SSE: Steps 3&4



Module 4 – Teacher Design Tasks/Tests and Digital Citizenship

  • Assessment Method 4: Teacher-designed Tasks and Tests
  • Quizziz/Kahoot
  • Using Quizziz/Kahoot in Seesaw
  • Explore digital citizenship through videos
  • What is a Digital Footprint?
  • Webwise
  • Safe search engines
  • Exploring fake news websites
  • SSE: Steps 5&6


Module 5 – Questioning, Concept Mapping and the Digital Learning Framework

  • Assessment Method 5: Questioning
  • Assessment Method 6: Concept-Mapping
  • Why Use Concept-Maps?
  • Types of Concept-Maps
  • Using Concept-Maps in the Classroom
  • Concept Mapping and Seesaw
  • SSE and the Digital Learning Framework




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