BEd (Hons) Post-Primary Degree Programme
VisionTo inspire and develop highly-competent, reflective teaching professionals with a strong sense of moral purpose and a vocational commitment to the holistic development of their pupils and the improvement of society
Framework The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and Catholic Social TeachingPartnerships With Schools And Key Stakeholders including GovernmentThe GTCNI Charter, Code Of Values And the Competence Framework For the Professional Development Of Teachers The Memorandum of Agreement with Queen’s University Belfast The Learning and Teaching Strategy and the Research Strategy
Subjects: Business Studies,Mathematics with Science,Religious Studies,Technology & Design
Year 4
Developing Expertise and Leadership Capacity
Education Studies1 module

Specialist Module
Professional Development
and
School Experience1.5 modules


Leadership
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application1.5 modules

Key Skills0.5 modules

Literacy
Numeracy
Learning for Life and Work
The Capstone1.5 modules

Developing Teachers as Researchers
Year 3
Developing Specialism
Education Studies1 module

Sociological Perspectives on Children, Schools and Community
Professional Development
and
School Experience1 module


Inclusion
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application3 modules

Key Skills1 module

Literacy
Numeracy
Learning for Life and Work
Year 2
Developing Professional Foundations
(2)
Education Studies1 module

Psychological Perspectives on Children’s Development and Learning
Professional Development,
School Experience and Key Skills1 module


Curriculum
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application2 modules

Subsidiary Subject Studies
and Subject Application2 modules


Year 1
Developing Professional Foundations
(1)
Education Studies1 module

Philosophical Foundations to Educational Practice
Professional Development,
School Experience and Key Skills1 module


Classrooms
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application2 modules

Subsidiary Subject Studies
and Subject Application2 modules


Cross-programme themes in all years: SEN, UICT
Underpinning Ethos, Values, Attitudes and DispositionsCatholic Education
Catholic Education takes place in communities inspired by faith. Faith-based education promotes a caring ethos which is expressed in positive relationships both within and beyond the College
Shared Education
Promoting respect, understanding And co‑operation
for a pluralist And diverse society
The International Dimension
Enriching the educational, social and cultural lives of students to promote a broad world view, enabling better‑informed decisions and responsible actions. Offers Erasmus as well as Study USA And Study China opportunities