Overview

The BA (Honours) Programme in Montessori Education is a one year course comprising of lectures, tutorials and significant independent study.  Learners complete a range of assignments, including essays, group presentations, projects and a dissertation.

In addition, they complete a School Placement module with 7 weeks of scheduled school placement periods, comprised as follows:

    • 1 week of observation in semester 1
    • 4 weeks block in a primary setting in semester 2
    • 2 week block in a special education setting in semester 2

Learners are assigned tutors at the beginning of the year and the course is managed by a Programme Director and Assistant Programme Director

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Modules

Modules

  • Module 01: Montessori: Theory and Application
  • Module 02: School Placement
  • Module 03: Dissertation
  • Module 04: Special Education in Practice
  • Module 05: Psychology of Teaching and Learning
  • Module 06: The Irish Primary School System
  • Module 07: Philosophy of Education
  • Module 08: Personal and Professional Development
  • Module 09: The Arts in Education (Elective)
  • Module 10: Gaeilge (Irish)  (Elective)