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University of Glasgow: Education (Primary)
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This is a Masters-level qualification in teacher education.
The programme consists of 18 weeks study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner schools.
If you are an aspiring teacher, this programme will provide you with the knowledge, skills and values you need to become the committed professional necessary for today’s schools.
- As well as offering courses in educational and curricular issues, the programme also highlights the importance of practitioner enquiry. This systematic reflection on teaching in the classroom gives the programme its distinctive Masters character.
The programme will prepare you to meet the demands of the profession through the following areas of study:
- UNDERSTANDING LEARNING AND TEACHING
- LEARNING AND TEACHING IN THE PRIMARY CURRICULUM
- PROFESSIONAL ENQUIRY
- School placement
We also offer the Catholic Teacher’s Certificate in Religious Education.
You will have the General Teaching Council (GTC) for Scotland qualification to pursue teaching roles in schools. Many of our graduates are teaching not only in Scotland’s primary and secondary schools, but throughout the UK and further abroad.
Professional Practice with PGDE, MEd
On successful completion of your PGDE you will have the opportunity to transfer your 90 Masters-level credits from your PGDE into this programme. For further information, please see:
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Teachers
The School of Education also provides an extensive range of CPD opportunities for teachers and others involved in education. Our CPD is designed to be as flexible as possible, including daytime, twilight, weekend and vacation modes, and ranging from one-off courses to full programmes. For further information, please see:
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
University of Glasgow
School of Education
The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen. …View Profile
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