Online Courses 

Online Courses

Department of Education Approved Summer Course - 20 hours online

A Child Rights Approach to an Inclusive Classroom

This 20-hour online course is for primary school teachers and principals. It is approved by the Department of Education and entitles participants to three EPV days. The cost to participate is €35.

  • Course 1 will be available to access from Monday 3rd – Friday 14th July;
  • Course 2 will be available to access from Monday 17th July to Friday 28th

Supported by an e-tutor, the participants take a self-paced learning journey through the five modules: 

  1. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  2. Child Participation
  3. Rights Respecting Classroom
  4. A Welcome Classroom
  5. Whole School Approach to Child Rights 

Find out more in the course leaflet

Register for the course here.


Child Rights Schools - 3 hours online

This 3-hour online course is for adults that are participating in UNICEF Ireland’s Child Rights Schools Programme, including special need assistants, caretakers, members of the board of management, administration, school leadershipteachers, members of the parents’ association.  

After completing this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Explain the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and how it relates to their school. 
  • List features of a Child Rights School. 
  • Describe the process their school should take to become more rights respecting. 
  • Implement strategies to support the student council. 

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