Wrexham Glyndwr University
Professional Development (Education)
This programme provides accredited flexible continuing professional development (CPD) for teachers, enabling them to build a structured portfolio of evidence of their practice; the course provides the student with continuing professional development (CPD) which enables students to meet the Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) standards; it is designed to provide professional development for practising teachers; both programmes aim to link theory with course participants� own practice so that real benefits are felt by both Newly Qualified Teachers and their schools; Glyndwr University works in partnership with employers, related organisations and agencies; it also works closely with schools, FE colleges and local education authorities to offer comprehensive CPD opportunities for teachers; this course is designed in partnership with local education authorities, professional agencies and leading consultants; these courses enhance their practice and strengthen their link between teaching and research.
Teachers must hold Qualified Teacher Status.
Modules include: the reflective practitioner; learning from teaching; positive behaviour management; Graduate Diploma: accountability, evaluation and school improvement; strategic and developmental planning for school improvement; leading and managing staff; classroom observation; mentoring in practice; action research for school improvement; working together for school effectiveness; pedagogy for Wales in the 21st century; developing thinking and assessment for learning; transition; Y Curriculum Cymreig; inclusion or SEN; education, citizenship and critical thinking; Techniquest (numeracy and problem solving; Techniquest (the development of thinking skills); Techniquest (sustainability, education for sustainable development and global citizenship); physical development and physical education; putting theory into practice; developing health and emotional wellbeing; working in partnership; an introduction to teaching basic skills through the curriculum; basic skills in transition (numeracy) basic skills in transition (literacy); assessment for learning strategies.
Assessment is based on undertaking practical-based assignments throughout the course; the course team is responsive to creative use of assessment strategies that facilitate and support learners� styles of learning; there are variable assessment methods including written work, portfolios, and presentations; in particular, the assessment enables theory to inform practice and enable participants to reflect critically on and, where possible, improve the quality of leadership, management, learning and teaching within their schools.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Certificate||Part-time||-||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Part-time||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Wrexham Campus||Wrexham||LL11 2AW||Wales|
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