On behalf of the Physical Education faculty here at the University of Limerick, and as Course Director, I would like to congratulate all of our 4th year students on the completion of their degree programme. This year, the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programme at UL will graduate 60 newly qualified teachers in Physical Education as well as their Elective Subject Area of Chemistry (3 students), English (10 students), Gaeilge (21 students), Geography (13 students), and Mathematics (13 students). While many of our graduates are currently applying for teaching positions, a number have already secured posts both within Ireland and abroad in places such as the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and Kuwait. Additionally, a number of our students have chosen to enter the workforce a bit later and pursue postgraduate study instead. Many of these students have already accepted places on Masters programmes here at UL, other institutions throughout Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, and one student has even accepted a place on the Sports and Exercise Psychology Master’s Programme at Minnesota State University – Mankato in the United States. Needless to say, regardless of the paths our graduates will now take, we as the PETE faculty are extremely proud of your accomplishments during your time here at UL and look forward to hearing of your continued successes going forward. Here’s to a job well done… and have a great summer!!!
To any interested potential students. For more information on the LM090 BSc in Physical Education programme here at UL, please visit us at the following website: http://www3.ul.ie/courses/PhysicalEducation.php.
Dr Daniel Tindall is a lecturer and course director for the BSc in Physical Education programme in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick. Daniel is also the currently the Co-Director of the Inclusive Play & Leisure Activities for Youth (i-PLAY) programme. Contact Daniel via email at Daniel.Tindall@ul.ie or follow him on Twitter.