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Education - Leadership

ProfDip Education - Leadership

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)
The Professional Diploma in Education-Leardership deploy a broad concept of leadership that can be applied to teachers at different stages of their career within schools as organizations. Our experience is that the combination of on campus days and online teaching and learning provide a dynamic and transformative learning experience for all students

We are committed to developing our students’ critical voice through reading, discussion, peer learning, presentations and critical review. Furthermore, these participative learning experiences will ensure that high quality learning outcomes are achieved.

Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Studies (PDES) is an online/ blended PDES in Leadership aimed at teachers with some teaching experience who would like to either move into a leadership position or challenge the way they think about their work in a variety of ways. The concept of leadership employed is broad and can be applied to teachers at different stages of their career within schools as organizations. The PDES course also corresponds to year one of the Masters in Education (M.Ed Leadership) course. Students who successfully complete the PDES can transfer to year two of the MEd leadership.

Duration

1 year Part Time

Number of credits

30

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Sarah Walshe
Contact Number: educationenquiries@ucd

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Contemporary Issues EDUC41620

School leadership and the quality of teaching and learning: actors, agency, activities EDUC41640

School Transformation EDUC41800

Comment

Studies (PDES) is an online/ blended PDES in Leadership aimed at teachers with some teaching experience who would like to either move into a leadership position or challenge the way they think about their work in a variety of ways. The concept of leadership employed is broad and can be applied to teachers at different stages of their career within schools as organizations.

Assessment method

The assessment structure for both Modules 1 and 2 follows the same structure:
- Presentation 20%
- Online Participation 3,000 word essay 60%

Module 3:
- Case study showcase 20%
- Participation in online support 20%
- 4,000 word case study essay 60%

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

Professional Diploma Education - Leadership PT (W342)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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