PG Certificate in Digital Competences for Education

MQF Level: 7                                                   ECTS Value: 30

 Start Date: October                                         Duration: 2 Years Part-Time                          

 

Programme Description

This programme provides participants with formal training to those working within the education profession who wish to upgrade their digital skills and competences in the area of digital literacies. The Digital Competence Framework for Educators (DigCompEdu) was the framework which was taken into consideration in the development of this programme.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Applicants are required to be in possession of: 

1. A first degree at MQF Level 6 (minimum of 180 ECTS) in education.

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2. A first degree at MQF Level 6 (minimum of 180 ECTS) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (MQF Level 6, 60 ECTS) or equivalent. 

Applicants are to also have a basic level of digital competences to follow this programme.

 

Course Outline


First Year

PCDC101

Developing a Digital Community of Professional Practice

5 ECTS

PCDC102

Digital Resources for Learning

5 ECTS

PCDC103

Technology Enchanced Teaching and Learning

5 ECTS

 

 

 

Second Year​

PCDC104

Digital Assessment and Learning

5 ECTS

PCDC105

Empowering Learners through Digital Technology

5 ECTS

PCDC106​

Developing Learners’ Digital Competencies

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 the PG Certificate in Digital Competences for Education programme open mid-May of each year with programmes commencing the following October.

When open, interested applicants may apply through the Institute for Education’s online portal: https://bit.ly/2Dn6Fi7