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PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education
Drama Teaching / Training Teaching In Secondary Schools
Why choose this course?
Our Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary Education provides a high standard of training for those preparing to take up a teaching post in the secondary school sector. The course complies with the statutory guidance from the Department for Education for Initial Teacher Training courses.
The PGCE in Secondary Education is specifically designed to ensure that those who are successful will be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - the professional award required by all those who wish to teach in a maintained school.
Drama is an exciting secondary school curriculum subject. The drama PGCE is delivered actively through theory in practice; this approach aims to develop creative trainees who are able to collaborate successfully with others and engage in imaginative practice. Subject specific teaching will develop your knowledge and understanding of drama in education as a discreet discipline and as a vital learning medium. You will learn to evaluate your experience, understanding and practice in school towards becoming reflective practitioners. As a trainee you will learn how to teach drama to pupils in the 11-16 age range within the secondary age phase, with additional primary and post-16 enhancements. You will learn how to develop skills, knowledge and understanding for teaching drama through a combination of university-led and school-led training.
The PGCE in Secondary Education leads to recommendation for QTS, and enables you to take up a qualified teaching post in a secondary school.
In secondary schools you could be considered for a Teaching and Learning Responsibility (TLR), which may comprise any of the following:
Later, you could progress to a senior leadership position such as a deputy or assistant head and head teacher - at which point you will have overall responsibility for the leadership and management of a school and the education its students receive.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
To hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification. For example Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of science (BSc) etc. or similar. They are sometimes known as 'undergraduate' or 'first' degrees.
The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more