Computing for Educators - Letterkenny or Galway

ATU - Donegal Campuses

Computing for Educators - Letterkenny or Galway

Each certificate is worth 10 ECT credits and is at level 8. Educators can take as many or as few of the certificates are they wish but completing 6 certificates will enable the participant to convert their 60 credits into a Higher Diploma in Computing for Educators.

Study Hours
There are two Saturday live classes. The remaining are reading classes

Who should apply?
This programme is designed for individuals who have an interest in both education and computing, and who want to develop skills in these fields to pursue a career as an educator in computing, information technology, or related disciplines. Candidates who might be well suited include teachers or educators, graduates with a non-computing bachelor’s degree, professionals with industry experience and career changers.

Subjects taught

Coding Principles
Database Technology
Coding with Syntax
Web Development and HCI
Block Based Mobile Application
Robotic for the Classroom
Digital Citizenship
Data Science
Computer Systems
Technology for the Primary
Software Engineering
Computer Science Unplugged
Project Management
Delivering Applied Learning

Entry requirements

Applicants require a full Level 8 qualification, or equivalent, or a B.Ed. Preference will be given to professionals working in the education sector


Part-time Blended

On-Campus Attendance
Saturday live classes are on campus in ATU Donegal Letterkenny, ATU Galway City, or through the Online Classroom

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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