Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (Education)

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Description

This programme provides accredited flexible CPD for teachers, enabling them to build a structured portfolio of evidence of their practice.

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (Education) provides you with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which will enable you to meet the NQT standards. The Graduate Diploma in Professional Development (Education) is designed to provide professional development for practising teachers. Both programmes aim to link theory with course participants’ own practice so that real benefits will be felt by both Newly Qualified Teachers and their schools.

Key facts

  • Glyndŵr University works in partnership with employers, related organisations…

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This programme provides accredited flexible CPD for teachers, enabling them to build a structured portfolio of evidence of their practice.

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (Education) provides you with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which will enable you to meet the NQT standards. The Graduate Diploma in Professional Development (Education) is designed to provide professional development for practising teachers. Both programmes aim to link theory with course participants’ own practice so that real benefits will be felt by both Newly Qualified Teachers and their schools.

Key facts

  • Glyndŵr University works in partnership with employers, related organisations and agencies. It works closely with schools, FE colleges and local education authorities to offer comprehensive CPD opportunities for teachers. These partnerships are central in ensuring that all programmes are fit for purpose and provide the highest possibility of employment and career progression
  • This course is designed in partnership with local education authorities, professional agencies and leading consultants
  • These courses will enhance your practice and strengthen your link between teaching and research

Course duration

Part-time:

Graduate Certificate: 1 year to 4 years

Location: Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire

Start month: October/February

These courses offer the opportunity to start in February 2013. Click here for information on starting with us in February 2013. 

Career opportunities

The courses offer continuing professional development for teachers which will give them the edge in a competitive employment market.

Course content

The course is designed to provide professional development for practising teachers and is accredited by the University of Wales. Participants are required to study and achieve 60 credits in order to gain the Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (Education). The Graduate Diploma in Professional Development (Education) is made up of a number of different modules which may be grouped together.

Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (Education)

  • The Reflective Practitioner
  • Learning from Teaching
  • Positive Behaviour Management

Entry requirements

Teachers must hold Qualified Teacher Status.

Assessment

You will undertake practical-based assignments throughout the course. The course team is responsive to creative use of assessment strategies that facilitate and support learners’ styles of learning. There are variable assessment methods including written work, portfolios, and presentations. In particular, the assessment will enable theory to inform practice and enable participants to reflect critically on and, wherepossible, improve the quality of leadership, management, learning and teaching within their schools.

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