University of Chichester: Primary Teacher Education
|Institution||University of Chichester View institution profile|
|Department||Single tier structure|
The programme is offered to primary teacher education-based practitioners from all types of work setting who are engaged in supporting others. The course draws on relevant theory and focuses on a wide range of practical and interpersonal skills that are essential in the 4 – 11 age group, and it fully examines the complexities of the role of leader/facilitator in the primary phase. As well as helping you to become an effective primary educator in your setting, the programme content will positively affect career development, performance management, peer mentoring, and pupil mentoring, which will lead to raised outcomes.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A good honours degree in education or equivalent; work in an education or related sector; a command of written English equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5.
During the programme you will be asked to provide a critical analysis of the academic literature related to the focus of each module, which will reflect learning achieved through your professional experience and through further reading. You will also be asked to submit written evidence in the form of essays and case study reports. The culmination of your study is a Workplace Learning Development Project, which will entail an individual research plan (with a rationale that explains its purpose and its setting) and project.
Indicative modules. Teaching and Learning: understanding teaching and learning strategies to create an effective classroom environment of learning and collaboration; understanding of effective pedagogy and emotional aspects of learning; understanding of issues relating to inclusive education; understanding effective planning strategies to improve teaching and learning; understanding effective assessment and feedback strategies to improve teaching and learning. Teacher Training and Mentoring: how understanding adult psychology helps in Teacher Education; improving leadership and motivation skills; designing, development and implementation of Teacher Education workshops, Continuing Education Programmes, collaborative planning. Education Administration: leadership in work setting; creating structures and policies for effective workplace systems; school and HR management. Including observation and fieldwork in own work setting (reflection, feedback, improvement and reporting).
|Location||Bognor Regis Campus|
Upper Bognor Road
University of Chichester
The University of Chichester is situated in the beautiful county of West Sussex. Our heritage dates back to the 19th Century, when Bishop Otter College was established in 1839. Previously a teaching college, Chichester became a University in 2005.
The University has two campuses, Bishop Otter Campus in Chichester which is situated just outside the city, and the Bognor Regis Campus which is located a short walk from the beach. Both campuses are a short walk from town centres with excellent public transport links. Our campuses host buildings that are both historic and modern, specialist and ...
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