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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Montessori

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BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_HMONT_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
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Department:SPORT, LEISURE & CHILDHOOD STUDIES
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) An in-depth knowledge of the Montessori Method of education which would enable them to formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and review educational practices. Display competence in leading classes according to the Montessori Method. Capability to work in a supervisory capacity where management of classes is a core requirement, recognising the importance of the range and functions of the multi-disciplinary team in a variety of educational settings.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The competence and knowledge required to integrate the learning experience through the production of a research based project. Be able to apply the theoretical concepts to their own practice from the various subject areas such as Pedagogy, Ethics, Comparative Education and Psychology.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A strong ability to identify and analyse problems within the classroom and propose and implement solutions. Be able to play a leading role in teaching and educational development; have a major input in devising, implementing and evaluating individual education plans; design, deliver and evaluate appropriate lesson plans in keeping with the national school curriculum; fulfil a variety of roles in their schools or organisations including class teachers, resource teachers, team leaders and supervisors .
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An understanding of theoretical concepts as they apply to diverse learning environments; utilise the practical skills gained on the programme in a range of educational settings; have an input into identifying and solving problems in areas such as teaching, transition, assessment and monitoring educational progress.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to research challenges, and implement solutions, in special and mainstream education; apply the Montessori Philosophy to a variety of learning contexts; suggest creative and innovative solutions to education issues; relate work-based problems to learning from the programme and case studies/research investigated.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Their ability to work alone or as a member of a team; be an effective and contributory member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team; work effectively as a team leader; supervise and manage children and others in a variety of educational settings.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The competence to take responsibility for his/her own learning as evidenced by research assignments and directed study; successfully share and transfer knowledge as part of a learning organisation; utilise their programme learning to deal with new experiences and unfamiliar situations and continue their path of lifelong learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to participate in the on-going education process of promoting ethical and social values; assist schools and related organisations in implementing policies and programmes in line with changing educational practices.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
EDUC7007 Montessori Materials 6-9
EDUC7008 Montessori Theory 6-9 years
EDUC7009 Special Education Needs
PLAC7012 Montessori Intern Prep
EDUC7010 ICT in the Classroom
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHLD6004 APA for the Young Child
LANG6014 An Ghaeilge
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7013 Montessori Work Practice
EDUC7011 Montessori Theory 9-12 years
EDUC7012 Montessori Materials 9-12
PSYC7006 Child Psychology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHLD7004 Early Childhood Intervention
MUSC6004 Theatre Production
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
EDUC8029 Educational Research Skills
EDUC8030 Pedagogy in Practice
EDUC8031 Ethics in Education
EDUC8032 Linking Education to PE
EDUC8014 Literacy & Inclusion Practices
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHLD8002 Kodály-Inspired Education
EDUC8033 Single Vs Coed Schooling
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
EDUC8034 Educ Research Dissertation
EDUC8035 Comparative Educ. Practice
PSYC8010 Psychological Adjustment
EDUC8012 Multicultural Education
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PSYC8004 Social Psychology & Groupwork
MGMT8025 Administration & Finance
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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