University of Chester
This programme seeks to enhance the personal and professional qualities applicants already have and develop sensitivity to the needs of others and due regard for equal opportunities; students receive training in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and spend 18 weeks in 2 schools and across the 2 key stages; the course includes full coverage of the subjects of the primary curriculum to enhance skills, confidence and employment prospects; students receive guidance and support from a team of tutors in university and in schools; successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Good Honours degree (minimum of 2.1); GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in English language, mathematics and a science (preferably combined); school experience; disclosure is required; it should be noted though that a grade B in 1 or more of the above subjects would be preferred.
Professional Development Education (PDE): the role of the teacher (class management; the teacher and the law; working with children with special educational needs); study of the core curriculum subjects of English, mathematics and science plus work on information and communications technology (ICT); an introduction to each of the non-core subjects: religious education; personal or social or health education and citizenship.
3 assignments (1 with a focus on core subjects of the National Curriculum, 1 with a focus on non-core subjects of the national curriculum, and 1 with a focus on Professional Development Education assessed against Master's level criteria (level 7) giving successful students 60 credits towards a Master's degree.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Parkgate Road Campus||Chester||CH1 4BJ||North West|
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