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Learning and Teaching in International Contexts (Online) PGCEi

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

This course offers current and aspiring education professionals, teaching within a range of international contexts, a flexible route towards gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Education International (PGCEi) Learning and Teaching in International Contexts (Online). The course is relevant to all subjects and focuses on the improvement of individual practice through critical reflection and developing an understanding of research-informed practice. It enables you to compare teaching approaches in different countries and develop a global approach to education.

Delivered through our online learning platform, you will learn in a rich and rewarding online environment, engaging in professional discussions and communities of practice with practitioners in a variety of international contexts.

You will:

  • develop the capability to motivate and inspire learners to succeed and progress through the implementation of a range of innovative, creative and adaptive teaching strategies
  • discover inclusive and varied learning, teaching and assessment strategies to gain depth and breadth of knowledge and confidence in delivery
  • promote critical reflection and the ability to link theory to practice to become confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and inspiring educators
  • develop your understanding of international educational contexts and approaches
  • learn about research informed practice and demonstrate the capacity to actively engage in educational research within the practice context to support the enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment.

How you are assessed

Forms of assessment include a practice based research project, a comparative essay and an Individual Learning Portfolio (ILP).

The ILP includes:

  • a reflective journal
  • informal teaching observations by the mentor and/ or peers
  • self-assessment observations linked to recorded excerpts of the students’ teaching
  • critiques of specific aspects of practice
  • target setting for professional enhancement
  • observations of other teachers/ in alternate contexts
  • evidence of learning, teaching and assessment
  • a defined professional development project.

Career opportunities

The course is aimed at current and aspiring educational professionals who have an interest in developing and enhancing their understanding of worldwide approaches to education. You will graduate with the knowledge and professional skills required to support your career development and pursue teaching roles in a range of international schools and educational settings.

Tuition fees

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    106 53%

    73rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    40th

    26

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