Top-up Degree in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) (120 ECTS) Accreditation Level (MQF/EQF) 6 Start Date: 30th of June 2020 End Date: End of November 2021 (including Dissertation) approx. Time 5pm – 8pm Issue of Certificate 30th August 2022 Total Price €2200 Total Number of weeks 70 weeks (Lectures) + 20weeks (Dissertation) (approx) (Lectures) Lecturers Jesmond Friggieri & others Co-ordinator/Principal Jesmond Friggieri Deposit €500 Payments by Instalments €200 (monthly) Application Online http://bit.ly/LCTS_Form Type of Assessments Assignments & Blended Eligibility Criteria 1. Diploma in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) (Level 5) or equivalent Occupational Relation This Qualification will enable candidates to apply for the post of LSE 3 in government, church and independent schools in Malta or Support Educators in Disability in other countries. This Qualification also enables candidates to apply for the post of Inclusive Coordinator within schools (INCO) Career Path Master’s in Education Modules Code Title ECTS Compulsory Networking with other professionals in relation to LSE work 2 Supporting Learners with Profound and Multiple Learning 3 Disabilities Supporting Learners with Communication difficulties 3 Supporting Learners with Physical and Sensory Impairment 3 Supporting Learners with Challenging Behaviour 3 Supporting Learners with Intellectual Disability 3 Gifted Education 3 Multicultural Education 3 Historical Development and Philosophy of Education 2 Inclusive Learning and Critical Pedagogy 4 Contemporary Issues in Education 4 Ethical Principles for Educators 4 Strategies in working with children with different needs - Early 3 Years ** Modules in Red are Electives (to choose one) *** All units will be assessed by assignment except for the following modules which will be by examination (there will be preparation for the examination during lectures): 1. Supporting Learners with Challenging Behaviour 2. Multicultural Education 3. Inclusive Learning and Critical Pedagogy Strategies in working with children with different needs - Primary 3 Level Strategies in working with children with different needs - Secondary Level 4 Development of English language in children 3 Development of Maltese language in children 3 Development of Mathematical Abilities in children 4 Creative Expression as a means towards inclusive education 6 Collaboration in Classroom Management 6 Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom II 3 Introduction to Research Methods 4 Practical in Supportive Work within the Classroom III 9 Dissertation 25 Supporting Learners with Mental Health Conditions 2 Mindfulness for Educators 2 Coaching and Mentoring Students towards inclusion and success 2 Designing and implementing MAPS and IEPS in Primary 2 Education Designing and implementing MAPS and IEPS in Secondary 2 Education Electives Mindfulness for Educators 2 Coaching and Mentoring Students towards inclusion and success 2 4. Contemporary Issues in Education 5. Ethical Principles for Educators 6. Strategies in working with children with different needs - Secondary Level 7. Collaboration in Classroom Management 8. Designing and implementing MAPS and IEPS in Primary Education 9. Designing and implementing MAPS and IEPS in Secondary Education Terms and Conditions Apply 1. The letter of acceptance will only be issued once the course deposit has been paid. You need to send over the deposit at least two weeks before the course start date. 2. If a student does not pass from a particular module and needs to repeat that same module, this will be carried out at an additional fee. 3. Once the student starts the programme, any fees due are non-refundable. 4. The student has to fill out an online application. On admission, s/he will need to sign a contract of studies. 5. All applicants must present (in paper or digital format) all the certificates that are needed to assess eligibility at least a day before starting the course. 6. If you want to switch courses (e.g. from the Certificate course to the Diploma course within the same faculty), you need to inform us at least two weeks before starting the course. If this change requires an additional deposit fee, then this change will be only accepted on the condition that we receive the payment immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot accept such changes if you've already started the original course. 7. Exemption from course modules due to other certifications that the applicant has already obtained is possible; however, this takes place on a case by case basis. You need to send a formal request by clicking on the following link: https://form.jotformeu.com/jesfrig/rpl. You need to make this request when applying for the course. An official response will be issued during the first week of the course.