Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) / Certificate in Education
Mode: 1 year full-time*, 2 years part-time, 1 year full-time pre-service*, 2 years part-time in-service
Start Date: September 2019
In partnership with: University of Huddersfield
Day: Tuesday
Time:
Duration: 1 year full-time*, 2 years part-time, 1 year full-time pre-service*, 2 years part-time in-service (Delivered at Nelson and Colne College and Accrington and Rossendale College)
Cost: £7,500 Full Time per year, £4,000 Part Time per year
Course Overview

The College part of this programme is delivered over one half day per week. For the September 2019 intake this is expected to be Tuesday mornings from 9am until 1pm. In addition to this time in College, students must have relevant teaching practice to support their learning.

How is the programme run?

Pre-Service*

Over two-and-a-half days per week, plus teaching hours
each week.

In-Service
Over one day per week, plus teaching hours each week.

What will I learn?

Modules in the programme may include:

YEAR 1
• Research Informed Teaching, Learning and Assessment
• Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher

YEAR 2
• Being a Subject Specialist Teacher
• Policy and Professional Issues

How will the course be assessed?

Assessment takes place at the end of each module and takes the form of reports, presentations, essays, case studies and logs/journals, as appropriate.

Materials and other information

To apply for a HE loan for the PGCE course, please visit www.slc.co.uk

All HE enrolments are subject to the College’s Higher Education Student Agreement.

Progression

Students can use their credits to go on to a top-up BA (Hons) in Education Studies at a number of local institutions and/or training in the lifelong learning sector (post-16).

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