School of Education, Trinity College, Dublin
Master in Education
Applications can now be made for the Cooperative Learning programme organised collaboratively by the Professional Development Service for Teachers and the School of Education Trinity College Dublin.[please see full details here (PDF)]
Aims of the programme
This programme provides a new approach to classroom management in the mixed ability setting. It provides teaching methodologies that allow all students – from the exceptionally able to pupils with special educational needs - to learn at a level suited to their needs and abilities. It enhances teaching and learning in the classroom, reduces stress, increases enjoyment, motivation, achievement and attendance.
Who is the programme for?
All teachers in primary and post-primary education.
The taught component contains four modules, with each module containing approximately 25 hours of contact time. The blended learning approach involves a mix of distance education and face-to-face interaction.