21st Century Teaching & Learning

Course Description

Is this course for me?

The course modules aim to enhance the expertise of participant teachers in new models of teaching and learning with particular emphasis on Science Technology Engineering Maths/Computer Science. They also aim to address complex challenges related to developing an inclusive educational environment and preparing all school students for higher academic aspiration and progression, through a focus on whole school culture, leadership and change. It is intended that participant teachers will learn how to develop and lead a 'cultural change process' within the classroom and the wider school community. This course is aimed at secondary school teachers.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements: Be a currently practicing teacher who is registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland. Each applicant must meet the following academic and professional criteria.

Academic: Possess qualifications and competencies recognised at Level 8 of the National Framework of Qualifications (for example, a higher diploma or an honours degree).

Professional: Be registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland; and Have a minimum of one year's teaching experience in schools.


1 year part-time.

Further enquiries

Course Coordinators

Dr Jake Byrne

+353 (0)1896 3812

Email: pgcert21admin@tcd.ie

Application date

Closing Date: 31 July 2020

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2020

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