BEd (Hons) Post-Primary Degree Programme
Vision
To 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 Teaching Partnerships with Schools and Key Stakeholders including Government The 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, Science, Religious Studies, Technology & Design
Year 4
Developing Expertise and Leadership Capacity
Education Studies

Specialist Module
1 module
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application


1.5 modules
Key Skills

Literacy
Numeracy
Learning for Life and Work
0.5 modules
The Capstone

Developing Teachers as Researchers
1.5 modules
Year 3
Developing Specialism
Education Studies

Sociological Perspectives on Children, Schools and Community
1 module
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application


3 modules
Key Skills

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

Psychological Perspectives on Children’s Development and Learning
1 module
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application


2 modules
Subsidiary Subject Studies
and Subject Application



2 modules
Year 1
Developing Professional Foundations
(1)
Education Studies

Philosophical Foundations to Educational Practice
1 module
Main Subject Studies and Subject Application


2 modules
Subsidiary Subject Studies
and Subject Application



2 modules
Cross-programme themes in all years: SEN, UICT
Underpinning Ethos, Values, Attitudes and Dispositions Catholic 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
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