Introduction to Management for Teachers
The course aims to offer teachers an insight into management for teachers and, in particular, how everyone plays a part in managing a school environment. It explores key aspects of management such as communication, performance, conflict management, people management, motivation, task and time management and decision-making techniques.
Participants will explore key management techniques, in particular, distributed leadership, and its application to the operation of a school in the context of school improvement.
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, and time management.
Courting Leadership & Management Skills for Schools Toolkit 2
The aims of this course are to help you better understand educational leadership, and to learn and apply key management and leadership skills, especially in the areas of instructional leadership, team building, and emotional intelligence, to bring about improvements in school administration and learning & teaching.
Introduction to SSE – School Self Evaluation
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.
Restorative Practice (RP) for a Positive Classroom & School Environment
The purpose of this course is to introduce Restorative Practice (RP) and to pique your interest in the process of implementing RP in your classroom and school. You will be enabled to attempt the application of some of the techniques of the restorative practice, enough hopefully to whet your appetite for further professional development and training in the area.
This Communications course will teach you how to communicate efficiently and effectively in an educational setting and build your communication skills in a comprehensive range of everyday tasks.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in a comprehensive range of everyday tasks and in work-related tasks independently and/or in a supervisory capacity.
Personal & Professional Development
This Personal & Professional Development course is designed to expand your personal and professional skills in order to enhance your career potential in the education industry.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to utilise a range of advanced personal and interpersonal skills in a variety of personal, civic and specific vocational contexts, operating autonomously and or in a supervisory capacity.
Team Leadership & Development
This Team Leadership & Development course will allow you to gain valuable leadership and team management skills. This course aims to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to work as an effective leader and member of a team, independently and or in a supervisory capacity.
This Conflict Management course will explain the role, function, and forms of expression of conflict & demonstrate good practice in managing conflict in any educational context.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to critically engage with the theory and practice of conflict management in educational settings.
This Employment Law course will expand on the principles of employment law and the statutory frameworks which regulate employment relationships, specifically in the educational context.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to critically engage with the theory and practice of Irish Employment law in school or educational settings.