Inclusive Education 2: Special Educational Needs

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Inclusive Education 2: Special Educational Needs

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Education, Special Education, Teacher Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Knowledge of key national and international policy and legislative documents that pertain to special educational needs in Ireland; identification and assessment of need across cognitive, physical and emotional/behavioural domains; effective writing of individual education plans; knowledge and application of evidence based strategies in the area of SEN; understanding and support of SEN within a whole-school framework; collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g. parents/students) and a multi-agency approach to the inclusion of young people with SEN; experience of an alternative educational experience

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.