DBSIFA believe that education is important both on and off the field.
While taking part in a DBSIFA program high school players can attend The Institute of Education where they will student subjects like Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry & Physics.
Along with the education players will receive on the field from our UEFA Licensed coaches they will also take part in our player to coach education program with the Football Association of Ireland - FAI, Ireland governing body for Soccer.
About The Institute of Education
(High School Education)
The Institute of Education (IOE), is one of the largest private secondary schools in Ireland, teaching 4th, 5th and 6th year pupils. US & International students at the Institute study a selection of subjects from the Cambridge International GCSE programme (IGCSE) as well as CEFR Language exams.
The school is located in a number of refurbished Georgian, terraced houses in Dublin's City Centre. It also has three newer buildings at the back of the terraced houses. The institute has a science laboratory, art room, home economics kitchen, computer laboratory, and a specialised technical drawing classroom. There are two halls for supervised study. There are also on-site cafe facilities serving a selection of warm and cold food and beverages.
Our Player to Coach Pathway
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is the governing body of football in the Republic of Ireland. Today, over 450,000 people participate in football as players, coaches, officials and volunteers.
Our Player to Coach Pathway Courses: