Edge Hill University
Secondary Education (Mathematics, 11-16)
Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.
This comprehensive programme incorporates the very latest curriculum requirements and offers you the chance to learn from leading experts in Mathematics teacher training. You will strengthen your subject knowledge and boost your personal and professional ICT skills, ensuring you are at the cutting edge of teaching and learning.
The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies. Hands-on classroom experience provides opportunities to further deepen your own subject knowledge.
If you have a degree in Mathematics or a related subject and want to develop the numeric and problem-solving abilities of secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16, this is the programme is for you.
To join this PGCE, you will be expected to have:
- A first or second class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) which has a proportion of mathematical content (exceptions may be made and enhancement routes are available);
- An A Level in Mathematics (or equivalent qualification);
- GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification);
- Satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence;
- A commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.
Please note, for the purposes of initial teacher training, level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications are not considered as equivalent to GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.
You are required to undertake Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy prior to entry to this programme. Successful completion of the Professional Skills Tests will form part of the conditions of any offer of a place.
If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education’s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. Further information, including a Declaration of Health questionnaire and details of how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.
- SMA4010 Developing Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy in Mathematics (30 credits)
- SMA4011 Planning for Effective Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (30 credits)
- SMA4012 Research and Practice in Mathematics (30 credits)
- SRP4001 Reflective Professional Practice (30 credits)
- SRP4002 Professional Practice 1 (30 credits)
- SRP4003 Professional Practice 2 (30 credits)
A balanced combination of coursework and observed classroom experience will be assessed against academic criteria at Level 7 and the QTS Standards. Various other tasks will enable you to show your competence in ICT and other areas of Mathematics.
Before the end of your PGCE you will need to complete a Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP) which acts as a useful bridge between your initial teacher training programme and your Induction Year as a Newly Qualified Teacher.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE||Full-time||September 2019||£ 9,250 per Academic year (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|PGCE||Full-time||September 2019||£ 130,000 per Academic year (International)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Ormskirk Campus||Ormskirk||L39 4QP||North West|
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