University of East London
Secondary Science (Biology)
The programme is designed to meet the standards required for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and to develop secondary teachers with a specialism in biology; it aims to do this in the context of our secondary partnership schools many of which are situated in east London where skills of educating children in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual urban environment are paramount; overall the programme aims to produce effective teachers who are able to operate as reflective practitioners; to fit this description you should: develop your 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 your development as teachers; whereby you are expected to: be able to critically review, using a range of research and scholastic skills, a systematic and coherent body of knowledge related to education and subject pedagogy; be able to evaluate critically new information, concepts and evidence from a range of sources be able to exercise appropriate judgment, by applying appropriate diagnostic and creative skills, in a range of situations; be able to accept accountability for determining and achieving personal and/or group outcomes by reflecting on and taking responsibility for your own professional development develop your ability to read and write critically at Master�s level.
Application is through the Graduate Teacher Training Register (GTTR); you will need to demonstrate through the GTTR form and at interview that you: are an effective reader and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in Standard English, both spoken and written possess the appropriate personal and intellectual qualities to be a teacher; have achieved a standard equivalent to grade C in the GCSE examinations in English and Mathematics; hold a 1st degree in an appropriate subject from a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution or an equivalent qualification.
Introduction to teaching and learning (learning styles); teaching in east London; introduction to key stage 2; observing teaching and learning; the national curriculum: principles and framework; introduction to the role of the teacher and support staff; introduction to behaviour management; introduction to lesson planning and evaluation; safeguarding children; introduction to monitoring and assessment; literacy across the curriculum; numeracy across the curriculum; child development and influences on learning; introduction to differentiation; introduction to special educational needs; introduction to English as an additional language; applying for teaching posts; raising achievement: tracking pupil progress; working with other adults in the classroom.
All of the required assignments need to be passed; in order to be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, you have to demonstrate that you have met all of the Standards specified for Qualified Teacher Status; to this end there is ongoing assessment of your planning, teaching and assessment of pupils which will be logged in your Professional Development Portfolio which you are required to keep; the school based training placements are assessed by observation carried out by UEL and school based staff.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Docklands Campus||Newham||E16 2RD||South East|
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