Saturday, July 7, 2012

ICEP Europe - Online Courses in Special Education for Parents and Teachers | About ICEP

ICEP Europe is a trusted source for online continuing education and professional development for educators and allied professionals who work with children and young people.

Specialising in psychology and special needs, their courses are developed and taught by leading practitioners in their fields, and many are approved by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland.

They are a registered CPD provider with both CPD Scotland and the Training and Development Agency (TDA) in the UK. This agency is now replaced by the UK Teaching agency.

You can visit their Accreditation page to view further information about recognition and partnerships here.

Their published aim as an organisation, is to assist all children and young person in reaching their full potential through the highest quality continuing professional development.

Courses are delivered via user-friendly and state of the art technology, putting you in control of when and where you choose to study.

Courses have a practical focus and address the real –life problems confronting educators.

They claim that by utilising the most recent research, to fast track the latest information into the classroom.

ICEP Europe states it is committed to excellence in education; and with dedicated staff and innovative online learning environment it allows them to deliver quality education that makes a difference.

Founded in 2001, ICEP Europe (formally known as Profexcel) was part of University College Dublin, Ireland, Campus Company Development Programme and was the overall winner of the sixth Campus Company Development Programme award in 2001.

ICEP Europe developed one of the world’s first online courses on Autism in partnership with one of Irelands leading teacher training colleges - St Patrick’s College Drumcondra - and this initiative was supported and part funded by the Government of Ireland and the Irish Department of Education and Skills under the National Development Plan.

In 2007, ICEP Europe partnered again with St Patricks, Drumcondra to offer teachers an Online Certificate/Diploma in Special/Inclusive Education.

Their university accredited course portfolio has since developed, with the addition of the Advanced Diploma in Inclusive Education, offered in partnership with Queens University Belfast, School of Education.

ICEP Europe, provides online education to teachers, psychologists and other professionals in the Ireland, Britain and internationally.

ICEP Europe’s Applied Behaviour Analysis CPD course is also accredited by The Psychological Society of Ireland.

In 2009, ICEP Europe was delighted to be designated the Sole SESS approved provider of online courses in special education needs by the Irish Department of Education and Science further attesting to our commitment to offering quality assured education in the area of special needs.

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