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21st Century Teaching & Learning

The aim of this course is to equip in-service teachers with the requisite knowledge, skills and competence to support the development of an innovative learning culture within schools, that is team-based, technology mediated, project-focused and cross curricular. 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.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements:
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.

Duration

1 year part-time.

Further enquiries

Course Coordinators
Dr Joseph Roche and Professor Brendan Tangney
t: +353 (0)1 896 4398
e:pgcert21admin@tcd.ie

Application date

Closing Date 30th June 2018.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2018.

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