The Micro-Placement Modules are integrated in qualifications offered by the Institute: The Bachelor of Education and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Conversion). It is also offered as an MQF Level 7 Award.
- Within the Bachelor of Education, the Micro-Placement module carries six (6) ECTS.
For the 2018-2021 cohorts, the micro-placement consists of 80 hours of training placement.
For the updated Bachelor’s programme Cohort 2021 onwards, the micro-placement consists of 90 hours of training placement.
Please refer to the following link for further information on the programme.
- Within the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Conversion) programme, the module carries 10 ECTS and is a maximum of 180 hours of training placement.
- As an award at MQF level 7 the module carries 10 ECTS a and it is a maximum of 180 hours training placement.
Course participants will be expected to submit a reflective journal where they will recount their experiences and apply inquiry-based technique to reflect on the experience gained.
Through this module and with contributors on board we shall equip our course participants with soft skills such as: adaptability, communication, work ethic, teamwork, flexibility, time-management and problem-solving. Therefore, we will be creating a spill-over effect in transmitting 21st century skills into the classrooms.
This website provides information on the processes to followed by our course participants i.e. the students and prospective contributors i.e. individuals / organisations / employers who are interested in having our course participants within their workplace.
Micro-placements usually take place during the summer months; therefore, course participants are expected to make the necessary arrangements to carry out the placement.