Sheffield Hallam University: Professional Practice in Education

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


Course summary

•Learn in your workplace alongside your current job. •Critically reflect on your practice to gain a deeper understanding of what you do. •Boost your career progression.

This course is designed for teachers, early years workers and related professionals in full-time or substantial roles in schools, colleges and educational settings. You improve your practice through critical reflection and professional enquiry, ultimately leading to enhanced career prospects.

How you learn

This course is designed to help you further your career in education. It provides a progression route from undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes. You learn from university tutors and expert teachers on a course designed with schools and colleges.

It incorporates the following intermediate and short awards. •Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in Education •Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Education •University Advanced Professional Certificates

Applied learning

We offer a choice of four elective modules to give flexibility to a wide audience at different career stages. Subject to minimum delivery numbers, you will work with the course team to decide which two of the four elective modules are best suited to your study. The relevant mandatory module plus one of the four elective modules will be studied at both PGCertificate and PGDiploma stages.


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