New Link to Home Economics teaching in Longford College of Further Education

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With a broad range of opportunities leading from this course our partnership with St Angela’s College, ensures that students will have every opportunity afforded to them. This is a full time course that runs over 1 academic school year.
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New Link to Home Economics teaching in Longford College of Further Education

The Access to Post-Primary Teaching (APT) Project is a joint initiative between the National University of Ireland Galway and St Angela’s College, Sligo and linking with Longford College of Further Education means that you can qualify to obtain a place on the highly sought after courses, leading to qualifying as a Home Economics teacher.

This restricted entry route is specifically for students from socio-economic groups which are under-represented in higher education, and who are undertaking a QQI-FET qualification in LCFE.
For more information, contact Pat Horan

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