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PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education
History Teaching (General)
This long-established, popular programme incorporates high quality tutoring and excellent placement support with opportunities to work with leading practitioners from the world of history education. You will be encouraged to develop innovative and modern approaches to teaching and learning, including the use of ICT, to make you a high quality and successful history teacher at secondary school level.
The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies, hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to explore different aspects of your subject knowledge.
If you are a graduate and want to excite the imagination and develop the historical awareness of secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16, this is the programme for you.
This PGCE is accredited by the Department for Education. Successful completion of the programme will enable you to gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You will be well placed to progress into employment as a newly qualified teacher of History at secondary school level.
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For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
To join this PGCE, you will be expected to have: a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject from a UK university. Non-relevant subjects may be considered if you have an A Level in History; GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification); satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher. Please note, for the purposes of initial teacher training, level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications are not considered as equivalent to GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.
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