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Careers in Post Primary Education

The Department of Education and Skills in collaboration with the Higher Education Institutions has expanded the number of places available on post primary teacher education courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level by 380 places.  The additional places are available from this autumn and applications are now being accepted. 

STEM, Irish and foreign languages are being prioritised in line with the Government’s national priorities.

The closing date for applications to initial teacher education postgraduate programmes (Professional Master of Education (PME)) has been extended to 12 noon on 13 April 2018 for the priority subjects which are: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Irish, German, French, Italian and Spanish.

For further information on where to apply visit