University of East London

University of East London


The Cass school of education offers a variety of research opportunities for excellent candidates; current research groups include: Communities, race, ethnicity, activism, traditions in education; early shildhood research group; language and linguistics research group; learning and teaching in higher education; secondary initial teacher training research group; international centre for the study of the mixed economy in childcare.

Entry requirements

Degree in relevant subject or vocational area (Hons 2.2 or above); Competence in English at NQF level 2 (or equivalent); Competence in Numeracy and ICT skills at NQF Level 2 or willingness to develop; satisfactory references; satisfactory performance at interview in oral and written tasks; satisfactory CRB check, and, for pre-service applicants, satisfactory health check.

Course modules

Introduction to teaching and learning; theory, curriculum and assessment; reflective professional practice A; context of PCET and professional practice; context of PCET and professional practice; supporting learners; reflective professional practice B.

Assessment methods

Each 20 credit module is assessed through a task or tasks presented for assessment throughout the programme; this includes compilation of a professional development portfolio; in addition trainees are required to pass a minimum of eight Assessed Teaching Practice Sessions (ATPS); all practical and written assignment tasks and the portfolio relate to the learning outcomes for the modules which themselves reflect the assessment criteria required by SVUK and the Minimum Core of Literacy & Communication, Numeracy and ICT.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

Key information

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0208 223 3333