This Diploma is designed for learners who seek to gain an understanding of education law and school leadership as it pertains to primary and post primary schools. This Professional Diploma has been designed for learners who primarily work in the primary/ post primary education sector and are seeking to further their skill set in this highly regulated environment. Learners will be introduced to key legal principles concerning the school environment and develop a clear understanding of the legislative obligations facing schools. This Diploma will also introduce learners to key management skills required for a modern school environment. The course has been developed in collaboration with Ashfield College Dublin. The Diploma is open to all persons within the education sector seeking to progress their understanding of education law and school leadership. The course is also open to persons with an interest in education law and leadership.
- Introduction to the course, Education law and school leadership
- Key stakeholders in school leadership
- Education law and the Irish Constitution
- Employment law I
- Employment Law II
- Bullying and harassment within schools
- Grievance and disciplinary procedures
- Health and Safety
- Recruitment of teaching staff
- Admission policies
- Codes of behaviour
- Child protection
- Boards of Management
- Trade Unions in the education sector
- Data protection
The Diploma will be assesed by way of 100% continuous assessment.
A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.
City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.
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