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Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education

Hibernia College Post Primary Education – Professional Master of Education was established to develop professionals and experts who are positioned to be leaders in the field of post primary teaching. The programme is suited to graduates with a degree in humanities, science or business.

It is not a requirement to have prior teaching experience to be eligible to apply for this course.

Secondary teaching course

The Post Primary or Second Level teaching course is for those passionate in teaching young adults in the ages of 12-18. Your specialisation will be in two secondary level subjects and we know that it is your enthusiasm for these subjects that will foster a love of learning by future students, which is why our programme is developed by teachers for teachers.

Study from anywhere in Ireland

The flexible nature of online delivery allows you to choose when you study.

Hibernia College is a blended learning institution dedicated to improving access to higher education through the delivery of flexible programmes.  Hibernia College is the most accessible and flexible initial teacher education provider in Ireland and this PME in Post Primary Education is the only such programme that is available to graduate student teachers wherever they live.

Our online model is successful because it is committed to helping students meet your academic and career goals, without putting your lifestyle on hold. Learn Online – Live Offline.

Accredited Post Primary Masters

The Post Primary Masters results in a HETAC Level 9 award and is accredited by QQI and The Teaching Council.

Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education – Subjects

The Professional Master of Education (PME) in Post Primary Education at Hibernia College consists of a sequence of modules that reflect the contemporary issues encountered in post primary teaching today and the skills and knowledge required of them in order to be expert post primary teachers who enable effective student learning

The post primary teaching programme is accredited for the following 15 teaching subjects: Gaeilge, English, Modern Languages, History, Geography, CSPE, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounting, Business, Economics, Agricultural Science and Music.

Educational background in one of the above subjects is required.

Master in Primary Education

The Masters in Primary Education – Professional Master of Education in Primary Education was established to encourage a broader range of people to consider primary teaching as a profession by providing a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified teacher and it is not a requirement to have prior teaching experience to be eligible to apply for this course. The programme is suited to all graduates.

Primary teaching course

The Primary teaching course is for those passionate in teaching young children. The core function of a Primary teacher is to educate children in the subjects on the National Curriculum. However the task of developing the appropriate skills and social abilities of the child is as critical.

The activities of the primary teacher include not only planning, lecturing and assessment, but also arranging and participating in extra-curricular activities and bridging communications between the school and parents. Furthermore the cooperation with the other staff members fosters a strong sense of team spirit.

Blended online Masters in primary teaching

The design of the Masters in primary teaching, blending online and face-to-face tuition, is ideal for anyone who does not have easy access to one of the traditional education providers or who doesn’t have time to spend commuting to and from lectures daily.

Teaching courses accessible anywhere in Ireland

The flexible nature of our teaching course allows you to choose when and where you study.

Hibernia College is the most accessible and flexible teaching course provider in Ireland and this PME in Primary Education is the only such programme that is available to graduate student teachers wherever they live. Complete your teaching practice in local schools and attend regional Saturday workshops.

Our online model is successful because it is committed to helping students meet your academic and career goals, without putting your lifestyle on hold. Learn Online – Live Offline.

Accredited education course

The education courses result in a HETAC Level 9 award and is accredited by QQI and The Teaching Council.

Primary school teaching - career opportunities

There is a highly favourable employment outlook for our primary school teaching graduates, due to the demographic explosion in Ireland; the short term shortage in the number of newly qualified teachers resulting from new Teaching Council requirements, and the increasing international demand for Irish trained teachers.

According to the Irish Independent, Public Expenditure Minister Howlin said the country would need an extra 3,500 primary and secondary school teachers by 2021. (29/04/2015)

Teaching courses accessible anywhere in Ireland

The flexible nature of our primary and post primary teaching courses allows you to choose when and where you study. Start dates are both in the spring and the autumn.
It is not a requirement to have prior teaching experience to be eligible to apply for the education courses.
Our online model is successful because it is committed to helping students meet your academic and career goals, without putting your lifestyle on hold. Learn Online – Live Offline.

Primary and Secondary school teaching – career opportunities

There is a highly favourable employment outlook for our primary and secondary school teaching graduates.

According to the Irish Independent, Public Expenditure Minister Howlin said the country would need an extra 3,500 primary and secondary school teachers by 2021. (29/04/2015)

Post Primary Education – Professional Master of Education

A Masters in Post Primary Education – Professional Master of Education is perfect for you if you want to be a part of the growth and development of teenagers aged 12-18.

As a secondary school teacher, or post primary teacher, you will specialise in two subjects and you will teach these to students from the first year to the sixth year. It is your enthusiasm and focus on your subjects that will motivate and foster a love of the subject material by students, thereby ensuring that they bring as much learning as possible with them in their future endeavours. As an unknown author once said “Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.”

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Masters in Primary Education

The Masters in Primary Education – Professional Master of Education in Primary Education is perfect for you if you want to work with children aged 4-12.

Working with younger children is for those passionate people, who understand that teaching can be challenging but also extremely rewarding. Teachers in Primary Education are not only part of the intellectual development of young children, but also play a key role in moral and social development.
As George Lucas once said “Education is the single most important job of the human race”

Our Teaching course, Masters in Primary Education, was established to encourage a broader range of people to become teachers, and we provide a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified teacher that includes accessible local on-site practical workshops.

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Due to the structure of the programme and the funding eligibility criteria we can only accept applications from Ireland.

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