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PGCE Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ Mathematics (Numeracy)

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course
The government estimates that around 80% of adults in the UK have a low level of numeracy, costing the UK billions of pounds each year and decreasing the opportunities available to those individuals. The government is investing in mathematics and numeracy education and there’s a national need for more people able to teach these subjects. If you have a bachelor’s degree and a strong background in mathematics at Level 3, equivalent to A-level, this course offers you a route into a rewarding career helping people aged 14 or over gain mathematics and numeracy skills. Through a combination of traditional study and work-based learning, you’ll be able to explore the key theories and techniques of teaching, learning and assessment. We’ll support you as you discover how to apply them in practice, how you can mould them to the teaching of mathematics and numeracy and how they link into current research in education. We’ll guide you as you learn to plan lessons, deliver classes, assess your students’ performances and provide constructive feedback. Our expert and supportive tutors will work to help you become an expert, engaging and inclusive teacher with high standards of professionalism.

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The University of Bolton

Progression & Careers
This course will give you the necessary skills and practical experience required, to prepare you for a teaching career, with the emphasis being in the Further Education and Skills sector. In this sector you will have the opportunity to work with Further Education learners who range in age from 14 years olds to adults. These students come from different backgrounds and experiences and may enter further education from local schools, the community, industry or local businesses. What Can I Do With This Qualification? In addition to working in FE colleges, sixth form colleges and schools, there are also significant opportunities to work in a range of sectors. The work-based learning sector ensures people are ready for work and have the latest skills. It includes working with apprentices, young people who are not yet ‘job ready’, as well as employed adults who need to update their skills. Job opportunities in this sector are often with training providers in the private sector, but can also be within the work-based learning units in colleges. The adult and community learning sector delivers a range of community-based courses, including practical and creative, basic skills, language and computer courses. The justice sector involves working in prisons and youth offender institutions teaching basic skills. Some offender institutions offer vocational preparation courses. Much of this work is sub-contracted out to local FE colleges who then provide relevant staff. Alternative Career Options Higher education lecturing Local Authority education Mentoring Family liaison Educational psychology Education administration Student Services Student liaison Educational writing Examinations Counselling Careers guidance Training Quality Standards

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Burnley College

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    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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