PGDE Primary (Graduates only) Professional Graduate Diploma

University of the West of Scotland

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Full-time | Ayr Campus | 1 Years | 10-AUG-20
  • Full-time | Ayr Campus | 1 Years | 10-AUG-20
  • Full-time | Lanarkshire Campus | 1 Years | 10-AUG-20

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    Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)

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Course Summary

This programme provides the formal teaching qualification for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), gives you the skills, knowledge an experience to build a career as a primary school teacher. The programme will cover core skills in planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation strategies, classroom and behaviour management and contemporary issues in Scottish education. Most UWS graduates remain in mainstream teaching in the UK or abroad. Others work in specialist educational areas including working with children with additional learning support needs, adult training, museums, writing an publishing, health education, curriculum development, and social services. You will receive the formal teaching qualification necessary for provisional registration with the GTCS, a requirement for entry into the guaranteed one-year Teacher Induction Scheme.

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a dynamic, modern university that ensures its graduates are ready to meet the demands of their chosen profession. The university's four West of Scotland campuses are within easy reach of some of Scotland's most amazing scenery, as well as close to the exciting cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh; and the UWS London campus is in the heart of one of the world's most bustling cities.


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