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University of Chester: PGCE Secondary Religious Education (V6X1)

Institution University of Chester
Department Education and Children's Services
Web http://www.chester.ac.uk
Email admissions@chester.ac.uk
Telephone 01244 511000
Study type Taught

Summary

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

The Religious Education course has a strong emphasis on cultural awareness and trainees will work closely with other trainees at a number of points during the year to enhance this awareness. The University has strong links with the local Development Education Centre.

Religious Education trainees will gain experience in schools within the area, enriching their practice and subject knowledge, developing knowledge and understanding for their future careers.

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

The government is planning changes to the NQT transition period from one year to two years. This will be introduced nationally from September 2021, but will operate in some areas of the country (e.g. the North East, Greater Manchester and South and West Yorkshire) from September 2020. Following the achievement of QTS, therefore, all of you entering into a job as an NQT from September 2021, or in the aforementioned regions from 2020, will be entitled to a 2-year package of on-going training and support as an NQT. These entitlements are enshrined in the recently published Early Career Framework and the government has promised additional funding and mentoring support for new entrants to the profession who are entitled to this 2-year NQT programme. As a university committed to the on-going training and professional development of new teachers, we are aligning our new Level 7 Masters programmes to the Early Career Framework and would be keen to continue to support schools and NQTs in the next phases of their careers.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE

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