The LINC Consortium is proud to offer two inclusive education programmes; the multi-award winning LINC Programme, and the LINC+ Programme for graduates of the Special Purpose Award. Find out more below.
LINC+, our programme for LINC graduates is currently accepting applications for the next release of package 1, Communities of Practice in Early Learning and Care find out more here. The LINC Level 6 Programme is currently closed for applications. Sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of this page to keep up to date with developments with LINC.
The LINC Consortium Offers Two Inclusive Education Programmes
For people working in the Early Years in Ireland. Become an INclusion COordinator (INCO) with the LINC Programme.
The LINC Special Purpose Award
Become an INclusion COordinator (INCO) with the LINC Special Purpose Award
LINC is a free higher education fully online programme designed for early childhood teachers working in early learning and care, to promote the inclusion of all children. After completing the programme, graduates will carry out the role of Inclusion Coordinator.
Eligibility & Exemptions for the LINC Special Purpose Award
Settings with a pre-school room that is contracted for ECCE/TEC/CCSP can nominate an employee for LINC. The nominee must have a full Level 5 Award or higher in a relevant discipline. Some students may be eligible for exemptions from two modules.
The Role of the INclusion COordinator
The Role of the INclusion COordinator (INCO)
Download or Print the Role of the INclusion COordinator
View or download our LINC+ brochure