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PGCE - Secondary - Design and Technology (Food)

University of Worcester

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Worcester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Age phase: 11-16 with post-16 enhancement

The University has been training teachers in this field since it was first established and the course has continually developed to be at the forefront of current thinking.

At Worcester you'll benefit from a practical and collaborative course at the forefront of current thinking. Learning from tutors as they model effective teaching strategies, you'll understand how to learn in groups; discuss and present ideas; and reflect on the effectiveness of each strategy.

You'll explore designing and making as social activities in a creative environment and with a supportive network of trainees.

Key features

  • Consider how to teach design and technology and food preparation and nutrition, why it should be taught and what inspires and motivates young people
  • Know what effective learning and teaching looks like
  • engage with a range of design and technology activities
  • reflect on your own learning and explore research evidence.
  • Discuss current issues within design and technology education
  • Develop your own subject knowledge and reflect on what it is to be 'innovative'
  • Understand how to equip young people to become the designers and innovators of the future

NB: Design and Technology is offered through both Core and School Direct routes.

Where could it take you?

  • Great employment prospects (100% in 2015)
  • Prepare for leadership and your Masters with 60 credits and a strong research foundation
  • Many University of Worcester trainees gain promotion within the first few years of teaching
  • 2014 graduate won Outstanding Secondary NQT at The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership Showcasing Excellence - Outstanding in Education Awards 2015

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    20

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