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PGCE Secondary - Biology (Welsh Medium)

Bangor University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

This course is also offered through the medium of English.

Associate Teachers (ATs) will explore and analyse the principles of the new science curriculum enabling them to become effective practitioners who have a sound understanding of theory-based pedagogy. They will be given opportunities to critically reflect on the implication of recent reports into standards of science education in Wales and understand the importance of evidence practice within science.

ATs will study and critically evaluate a wide range of science pedagogies in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, thus enabling them to provide effective learning experiences in a range of educational contexts. The ATs will be provided with the knowledge and skills to develop learners’ thinking through problem based learning and dialogic teaching and to understand the key issue of assessing learners’ understanding of conceptual models and alternative frameworks in ensuring effective progression in learning.

The Secondary PGCE programme is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children and adolescents learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher. You will learn about adolescent’s development through the Secondary sector and be supported to become an excellent teacher. This PGCE with QTS* is recognised across Wales and England and is often transferable* further afield for entry into the teaching profession.

Committed schools with well-trained mentors will support Associate Teachers’ progress towards Qualified Teacher Status in accordance with Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership in Wales.

Experienced tutors and researchers in university and school based staff will provide excellent support and stimulating sessions, and the qualification gained will equip students to teach within and beyond Wales.

Students on this English medium course will be placed in English Medium Schools only and you do not need to speak Welsh, or live in Wales, to apply for the course. However as part of our commitment to bilingualism we will support you in your understanding of Welsh culture and your Welsh language learning, whether you are a complete beginner or a fluent user of the language.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 100 14

    4th out of 10 1

    16th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    112 51%

    63rd

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    79th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    48th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    141 84%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    1st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.75 95%

    1st

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    139 67%

    19th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    21st

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    15

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