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PGCE Primary. Beth Gompertz – ITE Primary Programme Leader, Primary & Early Years PGCE. Develop a critical understanding of educational issues relevant to primary schools Develop critical reflection on practice and continuing professional development - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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PGCE PrimaryBeth Gompertz ITE Primary Programme Leader, Primary & Early Years PGCE

1PGCE Programme AimsDevelop a critical understanding of educational issues relevant to primary schoolsDevelop critical reflection on practice and continuing professional developmentMeet requirements for Initial Teacher Training (DfES, 2007) and support students in achieving QTS standards inProfessional attributesProfessional knowledge and understandingProfessional Skills2Dual OutcomesPostgraduate Certificate in Education - with 60 credits at level 7Professional Graduate Certificate in Education- with up to 30 credits at level 7In each case a strong start to a teaching career

3Primary PathwaysPGCE Primary focusing on 5 - 11 age range Key stage 1 and 2

PGCE Primary (Early Years)focusing on 3 7 age range Foundation and KS14PGCE Programme StructureInductionFaculty basedAutumn school experienceFaculty basedChristmasBEES1Faculty basedEasterBEES2Looking ahead5Student SupportProfessional TutorsClass TeachersAssociate Tutors Link TutorsSubject TutorsStudy Skills Support6Minimum RequirementsGood Academic Record (2.1 minimum)GCSE grade C or equivalent Maths, English and ScienceCapability to meet Standards for QTS including subject knowledgeFitness to teach and CRB clearedRead effectively and communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written Standard EnglishPLUS we do not consider anyone who has not had significant experience in school7Application ProcessApply through GTTR (Sept Dec) to interview (Nov Jan)Introductory talkGroup discussion task Paired interviewsResult of interview (2 weeks)Confirm Place (by Easter)8AssessmentAttendance and completion of study elementsModule AssessmentsProfessional StudiesCore CurriculumNon-Core CurriculumAuditsEnglish, Mathematics and ScienceSchool Experience supported by PDPBEES1 and BEES2QTS skills tests

9PGCE SecondaryMatt Wharf PEC Programme Leader and Lecturer in Secondary Science Education

10Secondary Subjects

Art and DesignDramaEnglishGeographyMathematicsMusicScience with:BiologyChemistryPhysics11Course Structure

Phase 1: Enrolment and introduction to course tutors and fellow students (September)Phase 2: IntroductionSeptember November:Mondays: Professional StudiesTuesdays and Wednesdays: Pathway/Subject groupsThursdays and Fridays: Placement schoolNovember December:5 weeks Practical Teaching 1Aspects of subject knowledge, themes and processes, are integrated throughout the week12Course structure

Phase 3: DevelopmentJanuary - FebruaryFive weeks in faculty and placement schools as in phase 2Phase 4: QualificationFebruary - MayPractical Teaching 2 Thirteen weeks block practice in second placement schoolPhase 5: Enhancement and reflectionThree weeks block practice in second placement school, followed by 2 days faculty review


Professional Development Profile (PDP)Subject Knowledge Profile (SKP)Practical Teaching 1 and 2 programmesContinuous self-set review, targets and actionCareer Entry Development Profile (CEDP)Trainees are assessed against the TDA Professional standards for teaching at KS3 and KS4The Leavers Report refers to the 11-18 curriculum (at least one placement will be in an 11-18 school)QTS tests in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT

14Postgraduate Certificate in Education (inc. DTTLS)Certificate in Education (inc. DTTLS)Mark Glasson Acting Associate Head of School of Secondary & Further Education Studies

15Where will this award allow me to teach?Post Compulsory SectorLifelong Learning SectorFurther EducationOffender LearningAdult and Community LearningWork Based LearningWhat can I teach?What is it like teaching in FE?Relaxed learning environmentBusy and dynamic workplaceRewarding workGood behaviour but complaintsProfessional statusEngagement with subject

Course StructureOne year full timeLectures 2 days per weekPlacement 2/3 days per weekTeaching at placement 8 hours per weekPreparation, marking and meetings in placementShadowing mentor in placement to start

1920Preliminary Researchu know you want to teach?

Visits to Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR) General Teaching Council for England (GTCE) Training and Development Agency (TDA)Student Associate Scheme (SAS)21