Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment for Learning Teaching Strategies

 

MQF Level7                                                               ECTS Value: 30 ECTS

 

Start Date: September​                                                 Duration2 Years (Part-time)                                    

 

Programme Description

 

Assessment for Learning is the underpinning pedagogy which encompasses strategies that if adopted enhance the experience of teaching and learning. This course is intended to enable participants to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competences to function effectively in the classroom.

 

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

 

Applicants are required to be in possession of:

1a.  A Bachelor of Education (MQF 6, 180 ECTS or equivalent);

OR

1b. A Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6 with a minimum of 180 ECTS) in addition to a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (MQF 6);

AND

 

2. Proof of employment (GP47 / Jobsplus Employment History) within a licensed State School - Primary, Middle, Secondary.

  

 

First Year

PGCAfL101

Understanding where learners stand in their learning

5 ECTS

 

PGCAfL102

Clear and Shared Learning Intentions

5 ECTS

 

PGCAfL103

Clear and Shared Success criteria

5 ECTS

 

 

Second Year

 

 

 

PGCAfL104

Maximising Opportunities to think through Good and Effective Questioning

5 ECTS

 

PGCAfL105

Quality Feedback

5 ECTS

 

PGCAfL106​

Self and Peer Assessment

5 ECTS

 

 

N.B. Please note that while the above provides an indication of the overall programme structure, the years in which modules are delivered may change or be replaced as part of the Institute for Education’s administrative processes.

 

Applications

 

Applications for this programme open mid-May with programmes commencing the following September​.