Italian Upskilling Course for Primary Teachers

Applications open until 26 January 2024


The Department of Italian is delighted to confirm that we will be offering an evening course at the Absolute Beginners level designed for Primary School Teachers. 

The course will be offered on-line via Microsoft Teams.  Teams can be accessed via laptops, smart phones, desktop computers etc. Staff will be available to assist you in connecting to your classes. 


Schedule - all classes take place on Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., from 1st February to 9th May 2024.



This course is funded by the Department of Education and supported by Post-Primary Languages Ireland. It is free of charge for all applicants. 



Please fill out this Application Form and submit it to Gabriella Caponi,, and to

Or email  to register and for more details about the course.



Contact details:

Gabriella Caponi (Evening Courses Coordinator), Department of Italian, UCC

Tel: 021-4902838 / email:

Leonor de Oliveira (Italian Department Admin)

Tel: 021-4902335 / email: 




  • The course will run subject to a minimum number of enrolments.
  • Further communication from the Department will happen after the application deadline.
  • All communication from the Italian Department will be via email.

Department of Italian


First Floor Block A West, O' Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Ireland