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Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.
We asked Lisa Kelly from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:
Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.
Work hard in school and achieve good Leaving Cert. results in order to get the necessary points for entry into the course.
Research the career thoroughly and arrange to speak with a speech and language therapist to discuss the job further.
Think about the personal characteristics mentioned below that are important for the job and think about whether you possess these characteristics
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Education - Primary Teaching - MI005
During Year 1 of the programme, all students will follow a core programme consisting of 15 units of study. Students will spend part of this time in schools observing, teaching and participating in the life of the school. As students progress through the programme, there will be increasing opportunities for them to specialise in years 3 & 4 either within Education or within a Liberal Arts discipline.
**Gaelteacht Applicants** During Year 1 of the programme, all students will follow a core programme consisting of 15 units of study. Students will spend part of this time in schools observing, teaching and participating in the life of the school. As students progress through the programme, there will be increasing opportunities for them to specialise in years 3 & 4 either within Education or within a Liberal Arts discipline.
This B.A. degree programme is a full-time four-year degree course designed for those interested in working with young children in a range of educational settings. This degree focuses on the holistic care and education of young children in a diversity of settings.
This course prepares students for primary level teaching and also provides opportunities for graduates to pursue a career in psychology. Students will undertake two Gaeltacht placements, each of two weeks, in Years 1 and 2 of their programme.
Arts - MI002
This programme is offered in conjuction with University of Limerick.
Three of the four subjects chosen in 1st year must be offered by MIC.