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Certificate in Religious Education for Primary Schools
The course is open to:
In addition, the course would be open to parents, sacramental preparation teams and parish catechists who have a specific interest in the area of primary religious education.
A part time programme from October - May
Application fee: €25
By application form - Closing Date for Applications is 17th May 2017
This Certificate in Religious Education (Primary School) is designed to provide qualified primary school teachers with a basic preparation and qualification in teaching Religious Education within Irish primary schools. Given this focus it would also be of interest to parents of primary school children and parish catechists working with children of primary school age.
This Certificate course aims to contribute to the theological and pedagogical development of qualified primary school teachers and other teachers of children of primary school age and to equip then with the necessary knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to teach Religious Education within Irish primary schools and for sacramental preparation.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
A part-time Certificate Course delivered on camous at weekends and during school holidays.
Module 1: Fundamental Theology and Foundational Ethics
Module 2: Biblical Studies and Biblical Christology
Module 3: Ecclesiology and Sacramental Theology
Module 4: RE in the Primary School
Module 4 will run throughout the year concurrently with the other modules and its delivery and assessment will be based specifically on the particular teaching context of the participating teachers.
Vince Murray, B.Sc., B.D., S.T.L., P.G.C.E.
Director of Religious Education Programmes
Total ECTs for the Course: 20
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