This course is specially designed and developed to meet the needs of learning professionals in the further education sector. In particular, the course addresses the needs of those educators requiring Teaching Council of Ireland accreditation for working in further education contexts.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Practice in Teaching for Further Education is an intensive evening programme with a requirement for extensive daytime placement practice, designed to provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to enhance your teaching in further education institutions.
This course is focused on the development of your knowledge, skills and competence in educational theory, as well as your ability to apply this theory to pedagogic design and professional development. This course is delivered in the evenings to accommodate students’ placement work.
A significant number of applications were submitted for this course and the process is now closed. Applications for September 2024 are due to open in November 2023 (exact date to be confirmed). If you wish to be notified, please email our Admissions Team.
MA in Educational Practice
The Centre for Education and Lifelong Learning also offers a Master of Arts in Educational Practice (MAEP), and applications for this programme are still being accepted.
The MAEP is an advanced qualification for practitioners working or seeking to work in a variety of adult learning contexts, including adult and community education, higher education and corporate learning and development. It is important to note however that this programme is not accredited by the Teaching Council for registration under Route 3 (Further Education).