PGCE Secondary Education Computer Science with ICT

Middlesex University
En London (Inglaterra)

£9.000 - ($7.371.309)
IVA inc.

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  • Postgraduate
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    1 Year
  • Cuándo:

From social media to security and banking, ICT is everywhere and its importance is becoming increasingly apparent in today's national curriculum. Computer science now counts as a science subject in the EBacc performance measure. These changes will create huge demand for a fresh wave of talented and energetic computing teachers.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

Through interactive workshops, tutorials, lectures and debates, our team of expert staff will equip you with the skills and experience necessary to enthuse and educate secondary pupils. A one year full time course, PGCE Secondary Computer Science with ICT enables you to meet the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status.

Subject studies focus on the development of Computer Science with ICT capability at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and post 16. In addition, during your studies you will undertake teaching placements in at least two secondary schools and have the chance to acquire skills in the application of new technologies in teaching and learning. Schools are carefully selected to suit each individual and expose them to a variety of imaginative and thought provoking learning strategies. Key experts from our partner schools are on hand to offer invaluable mentoring and support.

Requisitos: Entry onto this course requires an interview. We use the interview to find out more about you, to better understand your aspirations and interests, and to explore why you want to study with us. Prior to commencing the course, you must pass Department for Education professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy. You are advised to pass them wherever possible before your interview in order to give yourself the best possible chance of success. However if you haven't passed at the time of the interview and you receive an offer it will be conditional on passing the tests by a nominated date.


¿Dónde se da y en qué fecha?

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The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Skills and Training
Professional development
Computer Science
Transferable skills
Secondary Education


School Experience 1 (20 Credits) – Compulsory

This module aims to prepare students for their first school experience. It develops their preparation skills and enables collaboration with their fellow students, subject mentors, and co ordinating mentors. Students learn to address and meet the expectations specified by the statutory teaching standards. The school based element of this module lasts for 50 days.

School Experience 2 (40 Credits) – Compulsory

This module encourages students to build on the experience gained in School Experience 1. It aims to provide an extended, individual school experience across the age ranges 11 16, 11 18 or 14 19. Students undertake 74 days of teaching across a six month period, so that they can address the standards specified by the statutory teaching standards.

Studies in your specialist subject (includes Professional Studies)

This is a structured programme of subject teaching methodology and application workshops and seminars. You will develop the knowledge and skills required to teach your chosen subject. You will be able to identify and evaluate effective strategies for assessing children's learning in the selected subject, through formative and summative assessment strategies.

You will critically evaluate the effectiveness of a wide range of resources and your own lesson plans. You will understand the importance of literacy, numeracy and ICT in delivering an effective curriculum and as transferable skills. You will analyse research data and critically evaluate how research has contributed to the knowledge and understanding of how to teach your subject effectively.

Professional studies is a programme of lectures and seminars focusing on contemporary issues in education and professional development. This part of the course takes place partly at the University and partly at school through lectures, workshops and seminars to mixed subject groups.

You will find this an intensive 36 week course, during which you will be expected to to carry out assignments during the Christmas and Easter holiday periods.

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