School Programmes and Educator Resources

Looking for information about our free workshops and to book a workshop for your class?

Are you an educator looking for information about Fighting Words methodologies or partnership with DCU?

All the information is here, including a link to our Creativity in the Classroom online module!

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The Magic Wall at the Fighting Words Centre in Dublin

Primary School Programmes

At Fighting Words, we strive to inspire students aged 7-12 to explore their imaginations through writing.

Writing is not only fun, it's also a positive form of self expression, which we hope students will take with them and use both inside and outside the classroom!


Secondary School Programmes

Our FREE creative writing workshops for secondary school students are a great way to get your students excited about writing!


Educator Resources

Looking for some resources for your class or for your creative writing group? 

Here you will find Fight Words workshop plans, handbooks for specific genres, worksheets and more!


Overview of the Fighting Words online module

Creativity and Creative Writing in Education: An Online Module with DCU 

Take a look at this short overview of the Fighting Words online module.  This is a free resource for educators and anyone interested in creative writing methodologies. The video snapshot highlights the evidence, the impact and the experiences with creativity in education.

If you enjoyed this summary, why not sign up for the free on-line module to view the range of content and resources available for student teachers, teachers and others interested in creative education?

Presented in six 40-minute sessions, the course focuses on the successful Fighting Words creative writing model.  It looks not just at the academic benefits of creative writing but also at the associated development of communication skills, critical thinking, self-efficacy, resilience and wellbeing in the young people.

Registration is easy and it's free. Follow the steps below:

  • Go to https://loop.dcu.ie/login/index.php
  • Click on Non-DCU Accounts
  • Click on Create a New Account, and follow the prompts to get set up on the system
  • When you have done this, please contact Fighting Words Education Director  Nora Nic Con Ultaigh at nora@fightingwords.ie so he can enroll you in the course