University of East London

University of East London

Primary with Special Educational Needs (Special Schools)

This programme is designed to support trainees in developing the skills, values, knowledge and understanding required to meet the Teachers� Standards; the programme will 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 aims to equip trainees with additional expertise in working and developing practice in special schools.

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

For the award of PGCE all of the required assessment needs to be passed. If students are unsuccessful at assessment at Master's level they will be offered the opportunity to be assessed for the award of PGCE level 3. In order to be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) students have to demonstrate that they have met all of the QTS standards. To this end there is continual assessment of your Professional Development File. School experience is assessed by observation carried out by school based staff and visiting tutors.


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

Primary Administrators
Telephone number: 
0208 223 2832/2152