NUIM in Adult and Community Education Level 8 Certificate
ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION (LEVEL 8) Course Aims: The aim of the course is to provide students with the practical skills and a conceptual framework for working professionally with adults in community and further education sectors.
The NUI Certificate is designed to provide participants with foundation skills in adult education. On completion of the course participants should: have a basic understanding of how adults learn; be able to apply theories and philosophies of Adult & Community Education in their teaching practice; be able to design, implement and evaluate adult learning programmes, and; adopt a flexible and creative approach to education.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the practical skills and a conceptual framework for working with adults in community education.
- Module 1: Philosophy of Adult & Community Education
- Module 2: Group Work
- Module 3: Psychology of Adult Development
- Participants must be 23 years or over.
- Experience in Adult & Community Education.
- Possess the capacity to complete a course at NUI Certificate level.
- 85% minimum attendance
- Essay & Project work
- Learning journal
Course duration: 100 hours part-time over 1 year, this may include 3 or 4 Saturdays.
Award: Level 8 Certificate in Adult and Community Education NUI Maynooth
Those who are interested in working in the growing professional feild s of adult and community education e.g. VEC's, FAS, SOLAS, Organisaitons, Agencies, Partnership companies, NGO's etc or with an interest in developing a professional qualification in delivering training.