The Dublin Academy of Education is running a 8 week course aimed at those who will be doing the Irish language interview for the Professional Masters in Education in Hibernia College. This course will begin on Thursday 10th of January.

The course focuses on the main topics of conversation that arise for the interview:

  • The structure of the interview
  • Where you live/Your Family
  • What’s your current profession
  • Holiday & Travel
  • Why you want to become a teacher
  • About your hobbies/lifestyle
  • Speaking about the future

Students who attend this course will receive:

  • 8 x 90 minute classes taught by Ireland’s leading teachers
  • 3 mock oral exams with feedback on what area’s to improve on
  • Comprehensive study notes

Please see below for the minimum Leaving Certificate grades required for 2019:

DES Minimum Entry Requirements
For Spring 2019 ONLY Beginning Autumn 2019
Subject Grade Grade
Irish C3* Higher Level H4* C2 Higher Level H4
English D1 Ordinary Level O5 C2 Ordinary Level O4
Or Or
E Higher Level H7 E Higher Level H7
Maths D3 Ordinary Level O6 C2 Ordinary Level O4
Or Or
E Higher Level H7 E Higher Level H7

The course will run for 8 weeks, from Thursday 10th January until Thursday 28th February.

Day  Time Location
Thursdays 7:45pm – 9:15pm Stillorgan Plaza

About the Teacher: Rónán Murdock is the author of several Irish textbooks, is an experienced Irish speaker and has taught at a Gaelscoil. He is a popular teacher amongst students because of his ability for instilling confidence in them due to his deep understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme. Rónán proudly holds a 100% success rate. Since the course’s first year in 2013 every single student has obtained the Honour necessary to get into Teaching college.

 

About the teacher: Séadhan Perry is specialised in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme. His teaching style is focused on covering the curriculum in a concise way, so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions. Séadhan is a popular teacher due to his ability to stimulate students’ interest in the subject. He has worked with the state examinations commission correcting exam papers and last year was an Oral examiner for the leaving certificate. He has also taught in the Gaeltacht in Coláiste Ciarán and Coláise Ó Direáin.

Students who attend this course will receive:

  • 8 x 90 minute classes taught by Ireland’s leading teachers
  • 3 mock oral exams with feedback on what area’s to improve on
  • Comprehensive study notes

Course Fee: €595