University of East London
Primary with English as an Additional Language
This programme aims to train teachers who are adept in educating children in London's multicultural, multilingual urban environment. It provides students with the recommendation to the General Teaching Council for England (GTC) for Qualified Teacher Status, the programme runs over 38 weeks with 18 weeks is spent in partner schools, generally split into 3 separate placements. The remaining time is spent in seminars, lectures, tutorials and assignment activities, designed to support students' professional development.
Honours degree, 2.2 or above, from a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution or an equivalent qualification; have had a minimum of 5 days work experience (voluntary or paid) with children in a mainstream primary school; have achieved a standard equivalent to grade C in the GCSE examinations in English, science and mathematics.
Core modules include: Learning and teaching across the curriculum and effective pedagogy; developing and extending understanding of a specific area (English as an additional language (EAL)); professional practice (inclusive practice in multicultural urban settings); developing understanding and skills in English and mathematics. Optional modules include: Managing professional change and development (active inquiry leading to classroom intervention); critical incidents in teaching; technology-enhanced learning.
For the award of Primary PGCE with EAL all of the required assessment needs to be passed; in order to be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) you have to demonstrate that you have met all of the Teachers� Standards; to this end there is continual assessment of your Standards file; school-based training is assessed through observation carried out by school-based staff and visiting UEL tutors.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stratford Campus||Waltham Forest||E15 4LZ||South East|
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