Northumbria University, Newcastle
Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia within an Education and Training Setting
Are you a qualified teacher who would like to develop your knowledge of the wider issues surrounding work with dyslexic pupils in schools? The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia will provide you with the specialist skills and knowledge required to enhance the learning of pupils with dyslexia in a school context. This one-year course will allow you to understand the challenges faced by pupils in the classroom through the application of practical and theoretical knowledge. Accredited by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA), this course has been designed to meet both the individual and organisational needs of school teachers working at all stages of compulsory education. On graduation you possess the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively teach pupils who suffer from dyslexia, in addition to possessing a strong foundation that will allow you to progress your learning to Masters level, should you wish to further progress your qualification.
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Honours degree or Cert Ed (former school teaching qualification); candidates with ordinary degrees or non degree level professional qualifications are considered upon application; for students whose 1st language is not English evidence of having reached the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based), is required before entry. Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent such as a Certificate in Education (Cert Ed). Other equivalent professional qualifications may be considered. International qualifications If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications
Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2018||-||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Coach Lane Campus||NE7 7XA||North East|
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