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PGCE (Incorporating DET)

Bicton College

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Bicton College

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This programme is designed for people with commitment to teaching in further education, community education, work-based learning, offender learning and similar public sector and voluntary settings. The award incorporates the Diploma in Education & Training.
If you decide to study full-time, you will normally be required to attend college for two days a week with additional teaching practice over two or three days a week and other directed study.

The programme supports you in becoming an effective and well-informed teacher of your chosen subject. You will follow a core programme where you will be involved in presentations, seminars, practical workshops, tutorials, lectures and directed study through our learning centre and virtual learning environment.

Assessment of each module will be through both coursework and practice elements (including teaching observations) and there are no formal exams associated with this programme.
You will follow a teaching practice programme of at least 100 contact hours, where you will also get invaluable help from other experienced teachers of your subject. Your tutor will support both parts of your training and alongside other experienced teachers regularly observe your teaching.

The programme will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status.
Professional practice is a theme within the core modules of this programme. The enhancement module of Principles of Teaching & Innovation, Enterprise & Employability is also embedded in this programme to ensure that these concepts underpin the skills gained by the trainee teacher. This enables you to include them in your delivery of learning.
A teaching placement is a requirement of this programme and is integral to the assessment of modules. During the programme this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply learning. Awarded by: University of Plymouth.

Possible careers available with this qualification:

  • College Lecturer
  • Adult Education Tutor
  • Tutor in the Further Education and Skills Sector

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University information

Bicton College

  • Campus address

    Bicton College, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BY, England

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