Institute of Child Education of Psychology Europe

Maynooth, Ireland
ICEP Europe is the 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, our courses are all developed and taught by leading practitioners in their fields. Our aim as an organisation is to assist all children in reaching their full potential through the highest quality continuing professional development. All our courses are delivered via user-friendly and state of the art technology, putting you in control of when and where you choose to study. Our courses have a practical focus and address the real–life problems confronting educators. By utilising the most recent research, we fast track the latest information into the classroom. ICEP Europe is committed to excellence in education; our dedicated staff and innovative online learning environment allows us to deliver quality education that makes a difference.



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


ICEP Europe provides a comprehensive suite of specialised research based online courses unique in their content and practical in their application focusing on the topics of special needs and psychological issues. Each course has been developed by specialists and is taught by teachers and psychologists who are expert practitioners. Students can enjoy high quality, engaging courses which will enhance their CVs and give them valuable, specialist skills and knowledge.


ICEP Europe is:

  • a major independent centre for teaching and research in special needs and inclusion;
  • a key centre for educational research in the Ireland and the UK;
  • a concentration of educational researchers of international quality and reputation; one of the main centres of special needs expertise in Ireland;
  • a leading provider of professional development programmes in special education for teachers, SENCOs, learning support and resource teachers, special needs assistants, allied professionals, and parents.

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Social Sciences (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Business & Management (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

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