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PGCE - Secondary - Design and Technology (Food)

PGCE - Secondary - Design and Technology (Food)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Craft Design And Technology (Cdt Teaching / Training Food Technology Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Age phase: 11-16 with post-16 enhancement

The University has been training teachers in this field since it was first established and the course has continually developed to be at the forefront of current thinking.

At Worcester you'll benefit from a practical and collaborative course at the forefront of current thinking. Learning from tutors as they model effective teaching strategies, you'll understand how to learn in groups; discuss and present ideas; and reflect on the effectiveness of each strategy.

You'll explore designing and making as social activities in a creative environment and with a supportive network of trainees.

Key features

  • Consider how to teach design and technology and food preparation and nutrition, why it should be taught and what inspires and motivates young people
  • Know what effective learning and teaching looks like
  • engage with a range of design and technology activities
  • reflect on your own learning and explore research evidence.
  • Discuss current issues within design and technology education
  • Develop your own subject knowledge and reflect on what it is to be 'innovative'
  • Understand how to equip young people to become the designers and innovators of the future

NB: Design and Technology is offered through both Core and School Direct routes.

Where could it take you?

  • Great employment prospects (100% in 2015)
  • Prepare for leadership and your Masters with 60 credits and a strong research foundation
  • Many University of Worcester trainees gain promotion within the first few years of teaching
  • 2014 graduate won Outstanding Secondary NQT at The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership Showcasing Excellence - Outstanding in Education Awards 2015

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,800

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: Honours degree normally (2:2) or higher from a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification, in a relevant subject area. Applicants with a 3rd class degree will be considered on an individual basis. All entrants have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (formerly grade C) in the GCSE examinations in English Language and mathematics (or equivalent) (for 2022 entry, applicants must have these qualifications by the start of the course). Alternatively, we offer equivalency test if you don’t have the required GCSE grade to apply for our courses. Trainees who begin courses before providing evidence of the required GCSE standard (or equivalent) will not be eligible for financial incentives, such as bursaries or grants until they achieve the required standard.