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Edge Hill University: PGCE Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology
|Institution||Edge Hill University|
|Department||Faculty of Education - Secondary|
|Telephone||+44 (0)1695 657000|
With a new focus on the subject in schools and a resurgent interest in computer technology like the Raspberry Pi and Codebug, it is an ideal time to train as a teacher of computing.
This PGCE will equip you with the range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to become a high quality and skilled teacher of the subject. You will learn to teach all aspects of computing, including computer science, digital literacy and information technology.
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 further your own subject knowledge.
You will have the opportunity to interact with the latest specialist computer science and computing software and tools in schools in order to both increase trainees’ knowledge of computer science, digital literacy and information technology, and support and enhance other aspects of teaching and learning in secondary schools.
If you are a graduate and you are passionate about developing the technical creativity and computing skills of secondary school pupils, this PGCE in Computer Science and Information Technology is for you.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
|Level||RQF Level 7|
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. Non-relevant subjects may be considered if you have an A Level (or equivalent qualification or IT experience) in the subject you wish to teach and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement.
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.
|Location||Ormskirk (Main Campus)|
St Helens Road
|England||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9250 GBP for Year 1|
|International||13500 GBP for Year 1|
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