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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
FrameworkThe Memorandum of Agreement with Queen’s University BelfastThe Northern Ireland Curriculum and Learning Leaders Strategy for Teacher Professional LearningThe GTCNI Charter, Code of Values and the Competence Framework for the Professional Development of Teachers Partnerships with Schools and Key Stakeholders The College Corporate Plan and Subsidiary Strategies
Subject options: English,History,Irish,Mathematics,Music,Physical Education,Religious Studies,Science
Year 4
Developing Expertise and Leadership Capacity
Education Studies1 module

Specialist Module
Key Skills1 module

Literacy
Numeracy
UICT
Professional Development
and
School Experience1.5 modules


Education - Capstone1.5 modules

Developing Teachers as Researchers
Curriculum Studies1 module

World Around Us
and
Creative & Expressive Studies
Year 3
Developing Specialism
Education Studies1 module

Sociological Perspectives on Children, Schools and Community
Key Skills1 module

Literacy
Numeracy
UICT
Professional Development
and
School Experience1 module


Subject Option3 modules

including Subject Application
Year 2
Developing Professional Foundations
(2)
Education Studies1 module

Psychological Perspectives on Children’s Development and Learning
Key Skills1 module

Literacy
Numeracy
UICT
Professional Development
and
School Experience1 module


Subject Option2 modules

including Subject Application
Curriculum Studies1 module

World Around Us
and
Creative & Expressive Studies
Year 1
Developing Professional Foundations
(1)
Education Studies1 module

Philosophical Foundations to Educational Practice
Key Skills1 module

Literacy
Numeracy
UICT
Professional Development
and
School Experience1 module


Subject Option2 modules

including Subject Application
Curriculum Studies1 module

World Around Us
and
Creative & Expressive Studies
Irish medium route available across the four-year programme
Underpinning Ethos, Values, Attitudes and DispositionsCatholic Identity
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition,
Catholic Education and Catholic Social Teaching
Shared Education
Promoting respect, understanding and co‑operation with others
for a more pluralist and diverse society
International Dimension
Enriching the educational, social and cultural lives of students to promote a broader and more inclusive world view.