This course is specifically aimed at Early Career Teachers and Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) who want to develop their knowledge and improve their career prospects in the competitive education sector. You will explore teachers’ identities and the importance of reflecting on what influences them. You will also develop a deep understanding of teaching and learning contexts.
Successful completion of this course along with the Professional Development for Early Career Teachers will result in you obtaining the PGCert in Education Studies.
You will be taught via workshops and seminars, case studies, self/peer reflection, research, self-directed study, completion of formative and summative assessments and study evidence based practices/approaches.
You will be assessed by written coursework.
This course will count as 30 credits towards a full MA Education qualification.
You can also study Professional Development for Early Career Teachers alongside this course and gain the Postgraduate Certificate in Education Studies for Newly Qualified/Early Career Teachers.
You will be introduced to different models of reflection including those of Schon and Gibbs. You will use critical reflection to understand the local and global impact of education as well as gaining a refined knowledge of the contexts in which you work. The reflective models will be used to focus on key areas including the impact of notions of the self on teaching and learning as well as what underpins curriculum design, the purposes of policies and the many drivers that impact on the teaching professional.
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You are required to be an Early Career Teacher or NQT, working in an educational context or awaiting your first teaching position.
The course fees vary depending on your status:
If you're unsure which fee is right for you, please contact CaPE directly.
This information was correct at the time of publication.