Special Education - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Special Education - Sligo St. Angela's

Who should apply?
This programme is designed for teachers who are eligible to apply under the terms of the Department of Education. The programme is for registered teachers who are currently working as Special Education Teachers in recognised primary schools including special schools and recognised post-primary schools. Applications are also invited from qualified teachers employed by ETBs as literacy/numeracy tutors in Youthreach, Community Projects or in the Prison Service.

Subjects taught

Inclusion: Perspectives and
Implications for Practice
Assessment, Planning and
Curricular Issues for Special
Educational Needs
Implications of Educational
Specialist Study


1 year Full Time

On-Campus Attendance
This programme includes a block release from school/ centre for a total of eight weeks for face-to-face lectures at St. Angela’s campus. The programme also includes online learning and attendance on a maximum of four Saturdays (virtual) during the year. It includes supervised work in the teachers’ own schools/centres and supported ongoing study throughout the year using a variety of modes of delivery

Post Course Info

Further Education
The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Special Education is a progression pathway to a Master of Arts in Special Education also offered at St. Angela's College, Sligo.

Career Opportunities
This specialist qualification enhances graduates to progress in their educational setting. It enables them to effectively meet the needs of students with Special Educational Needs. It provides graduates with the skills necessary to affect whole school collaboration and implement inclusive practice.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Daytime,Full time

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