Carlow Education Centre

To support teaching and learning in the local school communities and develop local networks for professional development of educators.


Latest Courses- Primary/Post Primary

Seesaw Webinar - 1 1/2 hour
It will focus on integrating Seesaw into a school / classroom setting. The key functions of Seesaw will be explored including: setting up a class, adding students to your class, home learning codes, activity library and interacting with your class. The opportunity to engage with both parents and students makes Seesaw a powerful learning and communication tool and this feature will also be outlined. This webinar will link Seesaw to other educational apps such as Google Classroom. 

Date: Monday 14th September Time: 5.30pm - 7.00 pmTutors: Jason Burns
To sign on for course please email  enclosing Name, School and Teacher No.and a link to the webinar will be sent to you. There is no fee for the course.

Primary/Post Primary

Webinar - 11/2 hour

Creating a safe space in an unsafe world - the trauma informed classroom.

 This course is aimed at teachers, SNAs and other staff returning to schools  post lockdown. It is also relevant to staff working with children who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) or  other trauma. It looks at the body-brain connection and the impact of stress anxiety and trauma/traumatic experience on teaching and learning. It offers practical ideas for schools, classrooms and individuals (staff and students) to support mental health and well being on our return to school and beyond.The course is delivered by Marie Byrne a teacher and child and adolescent psychotherapist 
Date: Monday 5th October

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00 pm

Tutor: Marie Byrne   Autism Education Consultant. Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Playtherapist

Register now in advance for this meeting:  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting/ webinar.
There is no fee for the course. 

Newly Qualified Teachers

NQT Workshops

NQT courses in Carlow are administered by  Wexford Education Centre. 

Contact the Wexford centre at 0539239100 or online at to register.

Chess 4 Fun 

For teachers new to chess. All attendees will receive a free chess set. Students will get free use of which is ideal for kids really "into chess".Ideal for Teachers (and kids) who’ve never played chess before.

Ideal for Teachers (and kids) who’ve never played chess before.

  • Treasure Hunt (Maths Game using chess pieces).
  • Ideal for wet days.
  • Play fun Cat n’ Mouse & Total Wipeout games.
  • Small building blocks. Each game teaches a new skill.
  • Finish with a chess Jamboree.

Course Details:

Each course will comprise 3 x 45-minute webinars.

Dates and Times: 5:00-5:45 pm, Wednesdays, 7th , 14th , 21st October.

To book

email and a link will be sent to you.

There is no fee for the course.  

Contact Us

Phone: 087 20 79 448

Postal: Rutland, Carlow R93E1X3