Professional Master of Education (Technological Education)

Education & Health Sciences:Professional Master of Education (Technological Education)

Professional Master of Education (Technological Education)
2 Year  Full- Time

Overview

Application Deadline:  26 February 2018(applications will continue to be accepted after the closing date for any remaining places on the programme)

The Professional Master of Education (Technological Education) is a two-year full-time initial teacher education programme designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to become post-primary teachers of technology subjects including: Engineering, Technology, Construction Studies, and Design & Communication Graphics.  The programme promotes an interactive and design driven approach to technology education. The programme combines practice-based school placement with interactive lectures and tutorials to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to begin their professional career as a technology teacher.  Applicants must possess a relevant primary degree at 2.2 honours level or higher (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or equivalent). Successful completion of a skills test and interview will be a requirement to obtain a place on the programme.

Objectives of the Programme:

  • To provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to begin their professional career as technology teachers.
  • To develop students' pedagogy and teaching skills.
  • To encourage students to develop and utilise innovative evaluation and assessment strategies and to become effective facilitators of learning.
  • To promote an interactive and design driven approach to technology education.

 

Further Information

For further information on the course please contact:
Dr. Diarmaid Lane
Department of Education and Professional Studies
Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
University of Limerick

Email: diarmaid.lane@ul.ie
Tel:     + 353 (0)61 21 3532

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