DC 235 – BSc in Education and Training

Area:
Dublin City
Price: -
Duration: 3 yrs
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO Code: DC235 Minimum Requirements: University’s minimum general Reqirements Contact: Dr Charlotte Holland, charlotte.holland@dcu.ie Tel: +353 1 700 8243 Room: CA106 Fee information Indicative Timetable (Weeks 20-31) Programme Overview: Do you enjoy the challenge of working closely with people and helping them to advance their knowledge, skills and attitudes in a wide range of settings? Then this B.Sc. is the ideal start. If the psychological foundations of learning are important to you and you want to understand how your knowledge can be employed across a range of environments, then we will support your learning through a wide range of methodologies and an enlightened approach to assessment. The general entry requirements for admission to the university apply. NAVET: Students undertaking a specific FETAC approved course in Education and Training in designated Further Education Centres may access the degree on successful completion of a programme of study jointly delivered by DCU and the designated centres. Programme Description: This course develops trainers and educators who can design, deliver and evaluate a broad range of courses in a wide range of settings Understanding Education and Training There is a strong demand for educators across Ireland, from individual communities right through to large organisations. There are always people who want and need to learn. Teaching/Training is a very desirable skill and this course will help you to develop that skill, by: * Developing your understanding of all aspects of education and training, both in the formal and informal sectors (adult education, community education and workplace education and training) as they have evolved in the social and historical context in Ireland. * Enhancing your understanding of the key theories underpinning education, community development and organisational learning. * Providing you with the practical and theoretical skills necessary to deliver quality education and training. * Enhancing your abilities to communicate effectively in a learning environment. Programme Structure: Your degree course focuses on the development of specialist knowledge and skills in the areas of: * social and personal development * interpersonal communications and education for multicultural and diverse societies * information and communications technology applications in education and training * learning styles and group development * learning difficulties