PGCE SECONDARY MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE - GERMAN R2X1
This Postgraduate Certificate Education (PGCE) Secondary Modern Foreign Language course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifying you to teach the 11-18 age group in secondary schools in England and Wales.
The programme has consistently been judged as excellent in both internal and external reviews, and is widely acknowledged as one of the best modern foreign language courses in the country.
Your tutors are a diverse and incredibly experienced community of academics with wide practical experience in schools and international reputations as experts in the field of modern foreign language teaching and learning.
The PGCE will provide you with a theoretical framework for language teaching, closely integrated with practical advice on the preparation and delivery of effective and engaging language lessons. Your assignments are designed to help you to plan your teaching effectively and imaginatively, and to evaluate your skills, particularly in terms of the quality of learning achieved by pupils.
You will be taught through a series of lectures, practical seminars and workshops, where interactive and discussion-based techniques will encourage you to engage, reflect and challenge. Sessions may include:
participating in workshop-style sessions with your peers
attending presentations by subject experts
working on tasks in groups
having individual tutorials
visits to schools or other education settings
visits to theatres, museums, galleries or sites of educational interest
writing assignments on aspects of subject teaching and professional studies
These learning activities will help you to develop a toolkit of knowledge and skills, ensuring you are well prepared to tackle challenges and opportunities throughout your training and your career.
Alongside your University tutors, you will be taught and guided by a team of committed and experienced University-trained school mentors.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) plus grade C or above in GCSE mathematics and English or equivalent.You will need to demonstrate sufficient understanding of and insight into the role of the teacher, the classroom environment and the processes involved in learning and teaching. In order to show such understanding and insight it may be beneficial to undertake a visit to a maintained secondary school.
You will be required to undertake a criminal record and occupational health check. You will also need to demonstrate competence in Fundamental English and mathematics by the end of the course. This is a new DfE requirement which replaces the QTS skills tests in literacy and numeracy.
We normally require native speakers of the language to be taught, to have studied another language to a high level.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 10 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A
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