Level 9 MA in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care 2019/20 Applications



Dear Early Years Practitioners,


Kilkenny CCC are very happy to announce that year one of the Masters of Arts in Leadership in Early Years Education and Care (Level 9) will commence in IT Carlow in September 2019.


In recognition of the commitment to continuing professional development from practitioners in Co. Carlow and Co. Kilkenny, Carlow CCC and Kilkenny CCC have worked with Carlow/Kilkenny Skillnets to secure funding which will part fund this Masters programme. I have attached a request for grant aid form along with a timeline.


The application form must be returned before the closing date. Applications for the programme are open from Tuesday 19th February 2019 to 4pm on Friday 8th March 2019. Applicants may be shortlisted based on the information provided in the application forms. Completed forms must be sent to:


Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet

(Marked “Level 9 Application”)

Carlow Gateway Centre,

Athy Road,



Or emailed to [email protected]



This is an excellent opportunity for those working in the Early Years sector in Co. Carlow and Co. Kilkenny to further their professional development to Master level. Thanks to the part funding from Carlow/Kilkenny Skillnet this programme will only cost €1,995 per candidate for 2019/2020 academic year.

Closing date for application forms is 4pm Friday 8th of March 2019.


Application form for Funding – Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet – Request for Grant Aid level 9

Timeline for Applications – Timeline level 9 201920