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Canterbury Christ Church University: PGCE Primary

Institution Canterbury Christ Church University
Department School of Teacher Education and Development
Telephone 01227 782900
Study type Taught


This course is designed to support you in gaining a PGCE Primary and achieving the standards to be a Qualified Teacher. It also provides you with an opportunity to gain 60 Masters level credits.

The course will focus on learning and teaching across the primary phase of education through:

  • Exploring how learning links to the development of ourselves as teachers and the pupils with whom we work

  • Harnessing the power of research and professional knowledge as a key part of our own reflective practice and theory building

  • Promoting creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning

  • Taking account of the role of education in developing the whole person by modelling a reflective and enquiry-based approach to learning, promoting learning in a broad range of local, national and international contexts and exploring sustainability as a key feature of learning for the present and the future; and by promoting core educational values such as honesty, compassion, integrity and the pursuit of wisdom

  • Promoting equality of opportunity in all learning environments

  • Monitoring, evaluating and assessing the impact of the learning environment on all learners

  • Providing individual support and development for learners based on their individual needs and endeavours to build respectful learning communities.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE

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