International Studies

Dingle, Ireland

The Dingle Peninsula has been described as “the most beautiful place on earth” and winters there are surprisingly mild. Accommodations are modern 2 or 3 bedroom cottages within a short walking distance to the classroom building. Students enroll in one course, ED 341/541 “Irish and American Education in Comparative Perspective.”

Students will be introduced to the students and teachers of Dingle, Ireland and experience the Irish education system up-close and personal. You will observe classrooms in action, learn from Irish teachers and administrators, and meet teacher candidates and their professors. Open to all students in FCE teacher preparation programs, the course counts in lieu of Education in the United States or it serves as an MAT elective. 

For more information on program in Dingle, Ireland, contact Prof. Mike Giarratano, or 203-365-4707.