Course title: Certificate in
Teaching Enterprise (Integrating Enterprise into the
Primary School Curriculum).
Primary School Teachers
1. Department of Education and Science
2. Waterford Institute of Technology (Optional)
Type of accreditation:
1. 3 EPV Days
2. 5 Credits on the MA in Management and Education
Aim of course:
"To give teachers the knowledge,
skills and resources to integrate principles of enterprise
education into the primary school curriculum.”
The course will provide teachers with lesson plans,
materials and worksheets to deliver a meaningful and
relevant 10 hour enterprise course to their pupils.
1. Knowledge, understanding and strategies to teach
a module on enterprise.
2. Lesson plans, materials and worksheets to deliver
a meaningful and relevant 10 hour enterprise module.
At the end of this course
the participants will be able to:
Explain market research and idea generation and
how to integrate these concepts into the curriculum.
2. Describe the
process of business planning and methods of teaching
it in the primary classroom.
Outline the steps in setting up a business and demonstrate
ways of teaching these concepts.
4. Discuss the principles
of marketing and selling and outline how they might
be taught in class.
Describe basic organisation skills and outline strategies
on how to teach these skills at primary level.
Basic market research.
2. Simple business
Setting up a business.
4. Principles of
marketing and selling.
Basic business organisation.
Participants will be required
to make a mandatory contribution to a discussion forum
for each module. On completion of the 5 modules participants
must provide a contribution that summarises his/her learning
experiences and how it will impact on teaching and learning
in the classroom for the coming year.
This fee is payable to register on the course with CPD
College. Should WIT certification be approved an additional
fee of €100
will be charged by WIT for participants availing of the
certification. This additional fee will be subsidised
by Celtic Enterprises.