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MH001
Education - Primary Teaching (Froebel)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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The Bachelor in Education degree is an integrated course of study designed to equip student teachers with the range of knowledge and skill related to the profession of primary school teaching and its curriculum.

The child-centred and active approach to teaching integral to Froebel philosophy is central to the ethos of this course.

Students take Educational modules and a school based placement across the four years of the degree.



 
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The course structure enables student-teachers to make real connections between the theory and practice of education. This is achieved through the blend of methodology and foundation discipline courses on offer. A range of elective courses are also offered to students in Second, Third and Fourth Year.


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MH001 - Education - Primary Teaching (Froebel)
Maynooth University

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MH001 - Education - Primary Teaching (Froebel)
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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School based placements are taken across the four years of the degree.

In 3rd and 4th Year two fortnightly blocks are spent in a Gaeltacht area.

Subject to availability students have an option to spend an Erasmus year abroad.

The course is designed to prepare students to be primary school teachers in the Republic of Ireland. As a solid preparation in primary and early childhood education, the degree is also recognised internationally as a preparation for primary school teaching and other related work in education.

With further training students can become educational psychologists, inspectors, volunteers in developing countries, authors of educational texts, teacher educators in universities or work with the Department of Education and Skills. Postgraduate options also include Special Educatinal Needs, School Guidance Counselling, and Education.



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