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Independent PGCE for Independent Schools and Academies

University of Buckingham

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Buckingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    37 weeks

Course summary

The Independent School Postgraduate Certificate of Education has been developed in close consultation with the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC). Since 2002 it has been offering teachers in the independent sector, who have not undergone a period of formal teacher training, the opportunity to participate in a structured programme of professional development. This course is widely recognised and will qualify trainees to teach in the independent sector, but if you would prefer to qualify with QTS please look at either our Primary or Secondary PGCE with QTS courses.

The PGCE is a 37-week school-based course, during which time you will work under the guidance of a mentor and receive weekly tutorials to review progress and set targets. It is available in most subjects and to all age levels. There are three residentials (nine days overall) to attend and these are supplemented by a weekly programme on the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You will be assigned a University tutor who visits once per term to assess your progress and guide your development. You will be assessed by both your mentor and your tutor and there are three assignments to complete.

Application deadline

10/9/2021

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University information

University of Buckingham

  • University League Table

    115th

  • Campus address

    University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1EG, England

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