Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions are in accordance with the Department of Education and Skills criteria.

Participants shall undertake this course in order to advance pedagogic and management skills in the context of work in a primary school.

Teachers who take part in any of these courses will be entitled to three extra personal vacation days (EPV) subject to fulfilling the following conditions.

  • The course must only be undertaken between Wednesday, 1 July 2015, and Friday, 21 August 2014 to earn three extra personal vacation days. During this period, it is up to each participant when they decide to complete the course.
  • The course must be completed effectively and completely; tasks must be completed and you must participate in an online discussion in the forums for at least 20 hours.
  • A reflective question needs to be answered at the end of the course.
  • Your assessment will be based mainly on the standard of your written work but a record of your time spent on the course will be kept as well.
  • In accordance with the rules of the Department of Education and Skills, participants may complete one online course for the awarding of 3 EPV days, two online courses for 4 EPV days and three online courses for 5 EPV days.

Participants will receive a CPD record at the end of the course. This record will contain:

  • A record of the participant’s logged time on the course.
  • A copy of the participant’s written tasks.
  • Approval by the course facilitator.

The facilitator will review all submissions, and participants may be asked to resubmit if the work does not meet the quality or time requirements.

Plagiarism will not be tolerated.

General Terms and Conditions

The use of the website is governed by the terms and conditions set out below. These terms and conditions are important and are there for the protection of both you and Gaelchultúr and its agents. Therefore, please take the time to read them carefully. By using the website you will be deemed to have accepted them and that your use is at your own risk.


The website is established in Ireland in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland and shall be governed by the laws of that country. When you use the site, you accept that your use of the site and any information on the site, shall also be governed by the laws of Ireland and if any dispute arises from your use of the site or any of the information on it, you agree to allow such dispute to be heard in the Irish courts.


Gaelchultúr reserves the right to make any changes it wishes to the information contained on, and also to the design and services provided on the site without notice and without liability.

Gaelchultúr reserves the right to add to or change these conditions. Any changes will be posted to this page and it is your responsibility as a user to ensure that you are aware of any such changes made from time to time. You will be deemed to have accepted any changes made if you continue to use the site after it has been changed.

Accuracy of marketing materials

We believe that all the statements made in our brochures, website and other marketing materials are accurate and correct at the time they are made. Every reasonable attempt has been made to describe the course and any other services mentioned. We cannot be held responsible for any changes that happen after the brochure is produced. (Up to date information can be found on our website). Nor can we accept liability for happenings outside our control.

Copyright and trademarks

This website is owned and operated by Gaelchultúr and the information and materials appearing on the site (“the content”) are displayed for personal, non-commercial use only. All software used on this site and all content included on this site (the information, the material, graphics, text, sounds, images, buttons, trademarks, trading names and logos) is the property of Gaelchultúr or its agents and are protected by copyright, trademark, database right, sui generis right and other intellectual property laws, under national laws and international treaties.

None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written permission of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading of one copy of extracts from the site on any single computer for personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that all copyright and proprietary notices are kept intact. Modification of any of the content or use of any of the content for any purpose other than as set out herein (including without limitation on any other website or computer network) is prohibited.

Queries, problems using the site and complaints

If you have a query regarding a booking that you have made, if you have any difficulty using this site, or if you wish to complain about any of Gaelchultúr’s services, please contact

Privacy policy

The company Realex Payments provides the online payment facility on the website. Realex Payments and its partner Gaelchultúr pledge that the information you enter will not be shared with any outside party without your expressed consent and that any emails you receive from Realex Payments and its partner Gaelchultúr will be related to your order only. Realex Payments and Gaelchultúr agree not to send you spam at any time.

We may need to transfer the personal data you give us (such as your name and contact details), to your tutor.

We would also like to store and use your personal details for future marketing purposes (for example, sending you a brochure). If you do not wish to receive marketing material from us, please let us know and your name will be removed from our list.

Registering for a course and for other activities

You must pay the fee for a course, class or workshop in its entirety in advance in order to reserve a place on that course, in that class or workshop.

The cancellation of courses, classes or workshops

A minimum number of participants need to register for a course, class or any type of workshop before it can take place. If that minimum is not reached, Gaelchultúr reserves the right to cancel that course, class or workshop. A notice of 24 hours will be given to those who have registered for the course, class or workshop, and the course fee will be repaid to them in its entirety.


If for any reason you are not satisfied with the course you have purchased, you are entitled to a full refund within seven days from the date you made the purchase of the course, unless you have started the course itself. If the course has commenced, you can still receive a refund up to and including the third week, but the value of the number of hours of tuition that have elapsed in the course will be deducted from the fee that you have paid and the balance will be paid to you.

If you withdraw from a course, you will no longer have access to course materials (downloads or other) on the website.

In the case of on-line courses, you are considered to have started the course once you have logged onto the course on the website. If you withdraw from an online course, you will no longer have access to course materials (downloads or other) on the website.

If you are entitled to a refund, as specified in the conditions above, please contact Gaelchultúr (cf. contact details below) and inform us that you wish to be given a refund. The refund will be sent to you within 21 days.