University of East London

University of East London

Primary with Special Educational Needs (Inclusion)

This programme is designed to support trainees in developing the skills, values, knowledge and understanding required to meet the teachers� standards; the programme do this in the context of east london schools where it is paramount that teachers have the ability to support learning in a multicultural, multilingual urban environment; the programme equip trainees with additional expertise in developing inclusive practice in mainstream settings and with the confidence and competence to take on a leadership role in this field in the future; in order to fulfil these aims students will: develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of what it means to be a professional in school; engage in practical and theoretical enquiry as a key element in their development as a teacher; reflect on and take responsibility for their own professional development; have the necessary experiences to meet the Teachers� Standards; acquire the skills, knowledge and understanding to develop additional expertise in developing inclusive practice in mainstream settings; be able to respond proactively and positively to change and thus enabled to make informed contributions to education; develop their ability to read and write critically at master�s level; much of their time are spent in schools, observing learning and teaching, exploring the interface between theory and practice and working with pupils in a range of classroom settings; students are an active participant in a diverse community of students; inclusion, personalisation, and pupil voice are some of the key themes and values underpinning the programme.

Entry requirements

Application is through the Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR); you will need to demonstrate through the GTTR form and at interview that you: can read effectively and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in English; have the intellectual and academic capabilities needed to meet the Teachers� Standards; have achieved a standard equivalent to Grade C in the GCSE examinations in English, science and mathematics; hold an Honours degree, 2.2 or above, from a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution or an equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Learning and teaching across the curriculum; school based learning and every child matters; developing understanding and skills in English and mathematics; managing professional change and development; critical incidents in teaching.

Assessment methods

Written assignments; presentations; posters; directed school-based tasks; professional portfolio of subject knowledge development; subject knowledge audits; standards file detailing evidence towards the Teachers� Standards.


Qualification Study mode Start month 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

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