From September 2017, Maynooth University, Department of Education will offer an exciting and innovative new Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (Future Leaders) for teachers at all levels who seek, or are currently in, leadership roles. The Future Leaders programme will include a combination of practical skills and theoretical foundations to support preparation for leadership and management positions at all levels.
The programme will be designed and delivered by experienced leaders from a variety of professional education roles and will have input from national and international academic/practitioner experts in the areas of educational leadership and management.
The diploma will be 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 (payable in two instalments) and will be offered in the academic year (2017/2018) in the following venues subject to sufficient numbers:
Maynooth University: Monday – 5.00-8.00pm
Cork Education Centre: Monday – 5.00-8.00pm
Drumcondra Education Centre: Tuesday – 5.00-8.00pm
Maynooth University – Kilkenny Campus: Thursday - 5.00-8.00pm
If you would like to find out more about the programme the following open nights/information sessions will provide full details:
(i) Maynooth University, School of Education Lecture Room 1 (014) Ground Floor from 6.00-7.00pm 0n Tuesday 28th March – (suitable for Drumcondra candidates also)
(ii) Kilkenny Campus of Maynooth University (Theology Room) –
5.00-6.00pm on Wednesday 29th March.
(iii) Cork Education Centre – 5.00- 6.00pm on Thursday 6th April
Please register your interest in attending the Open Night of your choice by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
clearly marking the meeting you wish to attend in the message heading.
The PAC system will open for applications to the Future Leaders Programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (PGDELM) at 12.00 noon on 10th April 2017 and will close at 12.00 noon on 5th May 2017.
(i) Places on the course will be limited.
(ii) Fully completed eligible applications only will be considered on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
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:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results showing date of conferral or degree/diploma parchments (Primary Degree, Teaching Qualification or Concurrent Degree (including Teaching Qualification).
Certified copy of birth certificate or valid passport.
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)
Leading and Managing Educational Innovation
Leadership for Enhancing Cultures of Communication
Participative Research as Leadership Practice
The Person and The Professional: Who am I as Leader?
Legal Contexts, Policy and Practice
Coaching & Mentoring in & as Leadership Practice
This programme is suitable for teachers at all levels who seek, or are currently in, leadership/management roles and who wish to progress their careers in this regard.