Special Educational Needs - Autism - Sligo St. Angela's
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ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Special Educational Needs - Autism - Sligo St. Angela's

Each module consists of different elements for completion including both NCSE training seminars/ courses and St. Angela’s College courses. Each 15 credit module holds a total student effort of 300 hours. Total student effort comprises contact hours, tutor directed study and independent study.

Who should apply?
The programme is for registered teachers who are currently working with students with Autism or will be working with students with Autism for the duration of the programme in recognised Primary schools including Special schools and recognised Post-Primary schools.

Subjects taught

Modules
Completion of Modules 1 (Core) and 2 or 3, together with successful completion of the necessary course work and a practicum in Year 1 will attract a Post-Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (Autism).

Module 1 - Understanding Autism: Theoretical Perspectives and Implications for Practice

Module 2 - Engaging Autistic Students: Assessment and Planning for Teaching and Learning

Module 3 - Autistic Students: Teaching Approaches

Entry requirements

This programme is for registered teachers who are currently working with students with Autism or will be working with students with Autism for the duration of the programme in recognised Primary schools including Special schools and recognised Post-Primary schools.

Duration

Two Years for Postgraduate Diploma, One Year for Postgraduate Certificate.

On-Campus Attendance
The programme will require a minimum of thirty-seven days release from school over the two-year period. This programme can also be completed in one year.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PgDip/PgCert

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Daytime,Full time

  • Apply to

    Course provider