Education (Languages)

 
Degree: Master
University: University of Limerick , Faculty: Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
City: Limerick , Country: Ireland
Discipline: Social Sciences
 
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  • Start Date of Studies September
  • Admission deadline March 5
  • Language English
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  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    The Graduate Diploma in Education (Languages) is a one-year full-time initial teacher education programme designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to become post-primary teachers of two of the following languages: English as a second language, French, German, Japanese, Spanish. The programme is offered by the Department of Education and Professional Studies with the Department of Languages and Cultural Studies

    Objectives

    * To provide graduates with a professional qualification in language teaching and to promote the development of students as effective and reflective teachers
    * To develop students' understanding of the language-learning process and associated pedagogies
    * To provide students with experience of the application of technologies in language learning
    * To develop further students' language skills in their chosen language(s), with particular reference to teaching through the target languages and the use of the target language in classroom management
    * To develop further students' understanding of socio-cultural aspects of language learning and teaching

    Careers

    Graduates of the programme will be eligible to be employed as teachers of both languages in second-level schools.

 
 
 

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