Get a headstart in the world of teaching with this introductory course
The PGCE is a postgraduate certificate in education that proves your credentials as a teacher in England, and can also allow you to teach abroad.
As a potentially important qualification to gain, preparing yourself to study for it is important. On this course, you’ll examine the academic literature around what teaching and learning in schools look like.
Based on the University of Warwick’s successful PGCE programme, you’ll learn observational teaching skills – along with key legal knowledge – that will stand you in great stead for the PGCE to come.
What topics will you cover?
- The legal framework around teaching
- What teaching and learning looks like
- Lesson observation skills
- Academic literature to prepare you for teaching
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at anyone who has accepted a place on an UK based PGCE course, and is appropriate for primary and secondary trainee teachers and for all subject disciplines. You are welcome to join if you have accepted a place on another teacher training course, or are interested in joining the teaching profession.
Who will you learn with?
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