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PGCE Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Geography

PGCE Secondary Education (11-16) with Recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status - Geography

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

38 weeks

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Teaching In Secondary Schools Teacher / Trainer Assessment Secondary Schools (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Details

Your learning will cover two main strands involving an enquiry-based approach to geography and real-world practical activities, which you will then translate into your classroom lessons. Your initial training will be based around developing your own personal vision of geography, which will be shaped by your knowledge of the subject and will feed into your teaching style. We will encourage you to take an enquiry-based approach to learning, actively posing questions and investigating geographical issues through exploring and questioning. You will be taught how to use a range of geographical resources through practical tasks, including maps and atlases, photographs and images, meteorological equipment, geographical media and cultural artefacts. Developing your understanding of key geographical practical resources and equipment and how they are used will enable you to then enhance your pupils' learning. You will have the opportunity to participate in and lead outdoor field experiences which will investigate physical and human geography. These experiences will develop your understanding of how to infuse classroom-based learning with practical outdoor sessions.

Course Benefits

Helping you to develop your confidence, identity and style through a critically reflective approach to your practice will form a key element of your training. To help with your preparations for your course, you will have the opportunity to attend a residential, where you will meet your tutors and fellow trainees, start to develop your support networks and discover how the outdoors can be used to inspire your teaching. You will gain substantial training in a school environment. Many of the partnership schools involved in the delivery of your course are located in and around Leeds to ensure your travelling is limited and you will have the maximum time to prepare your lessons. You will complete three teaching placements in at least two contrasting schools, receiving support from your school mentor and University tutors.

Modules

Teacher Researcher - Core
Teaching & Learning - Core
Educational Priorities - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£12,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a lower second-class honours degree relevant to secondary education in or related to the subject area