ATTENTION!  The School of Education are delighted to be offering the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching (PDMT) in conjunction with other higher education institutions.  This is a national programme developed to support practicing teachers in upskilling in the area of mathematics teaching.  It is a 2 year part-time postgraduate programme, which is funded by the Department of Education and Skills and is offered here at the School of Education, NUI Galway.  The programme is delivered in a blended learning format, in that it is facilitated through online and face-to- face sessions.  All sessions are scheduled in the evenings and weekends as this programme is designed to support teachers who are already working.  If you are interested in applying for the PDMT, you can find more information on the link below:

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The BA in Mathematics and Education is a four-year, full-time undergraduate degree which offers two valuable qualifications: an honours degree in mathematics and a second-level teaching qualification.


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The School of Education offers a range of postgraduate programmes, both in Initial Teacher Education (Máistir Gairmiúil san Oideachas and the Professional Master of Education) and Continuing Professional Development (Master of Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs).

The NUI Galway, Postgraduate Recruitment Office have updated their web-page, adding a downloadable free eBook option (The Postgraduate Handbook ) and four (recently recorded, remotely) postgraduate videos (scroll down the page to Postgraduate Presentations to view).  These recordings cover such topics as Why PostgradFundingApplication Tips, and Employability.  Why not visit it and use its resource? 

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The School of Education, NUI Galway is highly active in educational research and we have a range of funded research projects across our three themes:

Innovation in Education

Professional Learning

Education, Culture and Society

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