Special Purpose Award in Applied Arts in Playwork: Practice and Provision
Playwork as a discipline is the involvement of adults who wish to support and help children’s play. It occurs in environments which are dedicated to children’s play. The aim of this programme is to deepen learners’ critical and creative understandings of play and Playwork in an Irish context.
Following the principles of Playwork, learners will use understandings of the process of Playwork to create a wide range of quality play experiences for children.
Blended Learning. Online and On Campus
This one year part-time programme will be made accessible and practical to the needs of the learner. This will be achieved through a blended learning approach of, on-campus practical workshops, which run three times per semester and online lectures every fortnight.
Application Closing Date : 15th September 2017
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*New Common Points Scale
The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.
Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.
Applicants will be required to hold a minimum qualification at FETAC level 5 (8 modules) in ECCE or equivalent.
Experience and employment in the Early Childhood Sector would be of benefit.
What are my further study opportunities?
Students who successfully complete this special purpose award and who would like to apply for the degree programme in Early Childhood Care and Education, will be exempt from attending the Learning and Play module.
What subjects will I study?
€200 per 5 credits
Who do I contact?
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510