Maynooth University, Department of Education are offering an exciting and innovative Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (Future Leaders) for teachers who seek, or are currently in, leadership roles. The Future Leaders programme includes a combination of practical skills and theoretical foundations to support preparation for leadership and management positions at all levels.
The programme is designed and delivered by experienced leaders from a variety of professional education roles and has input from national and international academic/practitioner experts in the areas of educational leadership and management.
The diploma is offered at Level 9, with 60 credits and will be completed over one year on a part-time basis.
The programme will cost €2,900 & the current postgraduate student levy see link below:
The course will be offered in the academic year (2018/2019) in the following venues (times & days) subject to sufficient numbers:
Maynooth University: Monday – 5.00-8.00pm
Tralee Education Centre: Monday – 5.00-8.00pm
North Dublin Centre (Drumcondra Area – Venue to be confirmed): Tuesday – 5.00-8.00pm
Carrick-on-Shannon Education Centre – Wednesday – 5.00-8.00pm
Laois Education Centre (Portlaoise) : Thursday - 5.00-8.00pm
Information Sessions / Open Nights:
If you would like to find out more about the programme and meet members of the course staff, the following open nights/information sessions will provide full details.
(i) Maynooth University, Education Lecture Theatre, Education House (located in Car Park 12, North Campus - 6.00-7.30pm on Monday 26th February 2018 – (suitable for Drumcondra area candidates also)
(ii) Tralee Education Centre – Monday 19th February 2018 - 5.00 – 6.30pm.
(iii) Carrick-on-Shannon Education Centre – Wednesday 21st February 2018 – 5.00-6.30pm
(iv) Laois Education Centre (Portlaoise) – Thursday 22nd February 2018 – 5.00-6.30pm
Please register your interest in attending the Information Session/Open Night of your choice by completing the following online form . Please ensure that you select the centre you wish to attend.
Please note: Registering your interest for an Open Night/Information Session is not a guarantee of a place on the programme or application for same.
How to apply for the programme :
The PAC system is now open for applications to the Future Leaders Programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (PGDELM) and will close at 12.00 noon on 8th May 2018.
(i) Places on the course will be limited.
(ii) Fully completed eligible applications only will be considered.
In order to be prepared to make an official application via the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) http://www.pac.ie, please have the following documents ready:
Please note: A *certified copy is a copy of an original document that has been verified as being a true copy after the original document has been sighted by an authorized person (a member of An Garda Siochana, a Solicitor, or Commissioner for Oaths)
Course Duration: 1 year part-time
Visit the PGDIP in educational leadership and management (future leaders programme) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!
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