Higher Diploma in Further Education - Apply now for 2018
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5-6.30pm @ www.facebook.com/postgraduatemaynooth
Tuesday 28th November 2017
1 year Higher Diploma course to qualify to teach adults
The Higher Diploma in Further Education (Level 8) is a qualification for initial teacher education (Further Education). This postgraduate course provides student teachers with the knowledge and skills required to confidently and competently work with learners in further education settings. Maynooth University is the only university which offers this course on a one-year full-time basis. It runs over 1.5 days a week on-campus, and includes a requirement for 100 hours of placement with supervision in a further education setting during the academic year.
Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Further Education will be eligible to apply for registration as a teacher with the Teaching Council for the purpose of teaching in the further education sector. In accordance with Regulation Five of the Teaching Council [Registration] Regulations, 2009, with effect from 1 April 2013, applicants for registration for the further education sector, must have attained a Council approved further education teacher education qualification.
What Do Our Graduates Say:
"I would highly recommend doing the HDip in Adult and Further Education no matter what age the applicant is. The course lecturers are extremely friendly, welcoming and most importantly are very approachable, and there is a great sense of camaraderie developed from the very first day. The course is intensive but very interesting and nobody is left behind" - Dave Cunningham, Graduate.