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This programme enables graduates to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to teach in primary schools. In particular, it aims to train teachers for work in schools in the urban inner-city. Students are required to train in two consecutive key stages, either Foundation/Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 1/Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 2 (7-9, 9-11). The final school experience is undertaken in the students preferred key stage.

The programme is run in partnership with schools. Students spend a minimum of 18 weeks in a primary school, including extended experience in two schools, plus experience of other schools during observations.

After being formally assessed against the national statuto…

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This programme enables graduates to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to teach in primary schools. In particular, it aims to train teachers for work in schools in the urban inner-city. Students are required to train in two consecutive key stages, either Foundation/Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 1/Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 2 (7-9, 9-11). The final school experience is undertaken in the students preferred key stage.

The programme is run in partnership with schools. Students spend a minimum of 18 weeks in a primary school, including extended experience in two schools, plus experience of other schools during observations.

After being formally assessed against the national statutory requirements, students can be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status. The postgraduate certificate provides an opportunity for Master's-level credits to be gained through the submission of appropriate assignments.

Aims of the programme

  • To develop the practical knowledge and theoretical understanding required to work with primary school children
  • To train students to teach in two consecutive stages
  • To provide them with an understanding of the National Curriculum and learning needs of children
  • To develop the professional values and practice needed to meet the broad demands of teaching

Content

  • The Child, the School and the Community (15 credits)
  • Children's Learning and Development (30 credits)
  • Creativity in Learning and Teaching (30 credits)
  • Professional Development (30 credits)
  • Initial School Experience (15 credits)
  • Final School Experience (30 credits)

Please note

Financial incentives may be available for this programme. See www.gre.ac.uk or www.tda.gov.uk.

Applicants for this programme are subject to:

  • Criminal Records Bureau check
  • Occupational Health screening

Applicants are also required to attend an interview

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