Secondary Education (Music)
The course aims to train students to become effective and enthusiastic teachers of music at secondary school level. Students are given the opportunity to develop their existing experience and skills and learn how to apply them in the classroom. Through a combination of workshops, seminars, and visits students learn how to implement the requirements of the National Curriculum for Music; organise and manage music lessons at the different key stages; plan and develop lessons and classroom materials; develop creative and practical work in the classroom; use music technology in the classroom; monitor and assess pupils' progress; plan for extra-curricular music.
Relevant Honours degree or equivalent, A-level or equivalent in the 2nd subject to be taught if relevant, and GCSE grade C English language and mathematics or equivalent. Applicants must meet the National Assembly of Wales' requirements for health and physical capacity to teach. Recent experience of working with children or young people is considered valuable.
A system of continuous assessment is employed. Students must satisfy their assessors in practical teaching. There are coursework assignments that have to be completed but there are no written examinations.
All PGCE Secondary trainee teachers are entitled to a training grant which is paid monthly from October to June during the training year; the grant for trainee teachers on postgraduate music is £6,000.
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|Bangor Campus||Bangor (Wales)||LL57 2DG||Wales|
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