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University of Wales Trinity Saint David: English (Secondary PGCE)
|Institution||University of Wales Trinity Saint David View institution profile|
|Department||Initial Teacher Education View department profile|
|Telephone||0300 500 5054|
UCAS Code Secondary English (PGCE): 2X5X
Unashamedly ambitious the Athrofa English PGCE pathway prepares you to teach across the secondary age range – from the Area of Learning and Experience for Languages, Literacy and Communication to the exam groups for GSCE and A level qualifications
The central aim of the course is to educate confident, expert, competent and professional teachers of English with a secure knowledge of research-based effective approaches to teaching, and the enthusiasm and skill to help all pupils understand, enjoy, and improve their skills and knowledge in English.
Potential candidates will be ambitious and committed, have high expectations, be versatile and resilient, able to expertly engage with their subject, language and literature.
The Athrofa Professional Learning Partnership with its partner schools will support you in becoming a critically reflective practitioner whose practice revolves around a safe, vibrant learning environment with challenging, informed high expectations.
We strive to produce teachers who are resilient lifelong learners, with a passion to do the same for their pupils.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Student teachers studying to teach in Welsh medium schools will also need a GCSE grade B or above in Welsh Language Or Welsh Literature (first language).
Equivalence workshops and tests are available for those with Grade C GSCE in English Language, Mathematics and Welsh.
A-Levels/Level 3 Vocational Qualifications
Gaining experience in a school classroom will help to strengthen your application and better critically inform your personal statement. It will also prepare you for our selection process and give you some experience from which you can draw in your interview.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
For further information please contact PGCE secondary admin: 01792 482111 at S_PGCE@uwtsd.ac.uk
|Location||SA1 Waterfront Campus|
|EU||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||11000 GBP for Year 1|
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Institute of Education
Yr Athrofa: The Institute of Education at UWTSD Swansea
Supporting the learners of today to inspire the leaders of tomorrow
The next Student Teacher Open Day is Saturday, 23 June 2018 - www.uwtsd.ac.uk/pgce-information-days
"I spoke to former students who were here who had nothing but praise for the course, the University and the tutors. When I came to visit, to meet the tutors and have my interview, it just reinforced it. I thought: ‘This is where I want to be, these are the people I want to work with.’"
Steve Kettle, …
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