Church of Ireland College of Education

The Church of Ireland College of Education provides the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Education degree, the qualification generally required to teach in Irish primary schools.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Learning Support and Special Educational Needs

The college is situated in Rathmines, Dublin 6, and is within easy reach of the city centre. Rathmines is a popular student area with good services and facilities.

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Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Restricted Entry pathway for Church of Ireland, Methodist, Presbyterian, Society of Friends, Baptist and other reformed Christian applicants

CICE and Dublin City University are working in partnership towards incorporation in 2016. The DCU Institute of Education will register new students of CICE on the restricted entry B.Ed programme. This course will enable graduates to register as primary teachers with the Teaching Council of Ireland. Graduates will be particularly prepared to teach in primary schools under Church of Ireland, Methodist, Presbyterian and Society of Friends patronage. Graduates learn the skills and insights necessary to prepare them to work in small schools and multi-level classes. Graduates will also be qualified to teach in all primary schools across the State.

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Student Info

The Church of Ireland College of Education is open to both male and female students. Residential accommodation is available in the college, and each student has his or her own study-bedroom.