BA in Early Childhood Education & Care Level 7- Flexible Learning- 50% funding YEAR 1- €1125- DEPOSIT PAYMENT €100
To register your interest for potential funding through County Tipperary Skillnet on acceptance of a place with LIT email email@example.com.
This two year part time flexible/ blended learning programme due to commence in September 2020 will be delivered by LIT and is designed to provide a progression route for those currently working in the Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC) sector who wish to further their education to degree level.
Delivery will be in a blended learning format which will include online lectures and tutorials and 8 classroom based workshops per year which will be shared between the LIT Moylish and Thurles Campuses.
Cost of programme for 2 years is €4,500 per learner.
The subsidised cost of the programme through County Tipperary Skillnet (50% funding) is €2250 which is €1125 per year. Places that are funded through County Tipperary Skillnet are limited to 8 for Tipperary companies. Payment option below is for YEAR 1 DEPOSIT of €100 ONLY.
YOU MUST REGISTER & BE ACCEPTED BY LIT FIRST AS THERE ARE A LIMITED NO OF PLACES- link is here
Draft dates for ECEC as follows:
Induction Thurles: 19th of September 1.30pm - 4.30pm
17/10 – full day Thurles
14/11 - 1.30pm to 4.30pm Limerick
21/11 -full day Thurles
28/11 – full day Limerick
YOU MUST BE WORKING IN AN EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRE IN CO TIPPERARY TO AVAIL OF THIS FUNDING.
For Limerick companies contact Limerick Chamber Skillnet:
To secure your place an initial deposit of €100 is to be paid before the commencement of the course on the 19th September 2020.
Payment by installments can be discussed individually with County Tipperary Skillnet.
This deposit will be deducted from the total subsidised fee of €1125 per year. If you wish to apply for funding through County Tipperary Skillnet we happy to discuss payment options with you on an individual basis for the remaining €1025 for year 1, this needs to be paid before end of February 2021.
Applicants may apply if they hold a QQI Level 6 (or equivalent) qualification which is recognised by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) as meeting the criteria for ‘ECCE Room Leader (Standard Capitation)’. Applicants must currently be working in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector and continue to do so for the duration of the course.
Course outline includes:
Application of the Fundmentals of ECEC Regulatory & Quality Frameworks
Play as Pedagogy
Drama Literature & Storytelling
Professional Placement 1 & 2
Early Years Outdoor Learning Experiences
Language & Numeracy
Social Institutions of the Early Years
Advancing the Identity of the Early Years Professional
Creating Inclusive Environements
Positive Behaviour Strategies
Arts in ECEC
Social Policy for ECEC
Integrating curriculum & relational pedagogy