Course Description

Certificate / Diploma / M Ed in Middle Leadership and Mentoring

The innovative Certificate in Middle Leadership and Mentoring is a one-year, part-time blended programme providing an academic qualification for teachers in professional studies and will be offered by and located at MIC’s Thurles campus. Year 2 offers opportunities to progress to a Diploma qualification and subsequently to that of Master’s level. Endorsed by the Centre for School Leadership and designed to suit teachers’ professional lives, the programme will act as both a challenge and a support to those interested in middle leadership in our schools.

CollegeMary Immaculate College
Course LocationTipperary
Course CategoryEducation & Teaching
Course DurationOne to two years, part time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsThe minimum entry requirements for eligibility are as follows: For entry into the Certificate in Middle Leadership and Mentoring in Primary and Post-Primary Settings, applicants will normally hold a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (at level 8) in education (primary or post-primary). Applicants who have a 2.2 Honours degree in other disciplines may be considered if they have substantial and relevant professional experience. Acceptance under this category will be subject to an interview and considered in light of the UL Policy on Accredited Prior Learning. Registration will be conditional upon successful completion of the Garda Vetting/CRB checking process. English Language Requirements Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of their proficiency level English in the form of an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 6.5 – 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any one component, or IELTS equivalent accepted by UL. Such applicants will also be required to undergo an interview through English.
Carear PathThe programme is designed to provide participants with incrementally greater knowledge, skills and insights into Middle Leadership in schools. It aims to challenge and support participants to interrogate what Middle Leadership means and asks of them. It is conducted in a manner that is informed by good teaching, underpinned by theory, and applied in practice. It supports participants to enhance both their competence and confidence in responding and initiating changes in schools and classrooms.
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South Circular Road Limerick City, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 VN26

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