If you’re a people-person and are passionate about teaching and learning, this advanced qualification is for you.
This new 180-credit masters programme is an advanced one-year innovative and exemplary approach to teacher education (primary and secondary).
The Master of Teaching and Learning is taught collaboratively with partner schools to provide unique high-quality teaching, learning and mentoring experiences in school, university and community settings. Some of the many distinctive features of this programme are: individual and small group mentoring; an assessment centre experience to identify your personal strengths and customise your learning needs during the programme; and the rich blended learning community. This cutting-edge approach to teacher education is designed to equip you with the adaptive expertise and self-efficacy to meet the needs of all learners.
This programme will spark your passion for lifelong professional learning and encourage you to continuously evolve your professional identity and philosophy of teaching and learning. This approach to professional development means you will graduate with high-level skills and an increased capacity for leadership. It will also prepare you for further study and career pathways in line with the Government’s Investing in Educational Success Initiative.
As classrooms become increasingly diverse and advanced, education faces a range of new and unexpected challenges. At Massey we are committed to addressing these challenges and shaping our future nation. Through our inquiry courses we develop teachers who are the problem-solvers and game-changers of 21st century education.
Graduates of this programme will be eligible to apply for provisional registration with the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand and become provisionally certificated teachers.
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking
This initial teacher education qualification will prepare you for a career as a primary or secondary teacher.
Our blended learning PGCert Teaching and Learning in Biology, Medicine and Health course will give you the skills and knowledge to become a world-class educator in biology, medicine and healthcare.
You will develop the skills you need to educate future professionals who will go on to meet the health and social care needs of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Inter-professional learning is central to the ethos of the course and provides the added value of learning alongside colleagues from other disciplines. You will benefit from the wisdom and experience of your peers, as well as the expertise offered by healthcare teaching professionals.
You can take this PGCert on its own or as part of our 4 Year International PhD .
Each unit will use a blended learning approach, with a number of face-to-face teaching sessions, pre-sessional tasks and flip teaching.
Online learning will take place via the Blackboard platform.
There will be formative and summative assessments for each unit. Throughout the course, you will be asked to complete a reflective learning log.
Introduction to Reflective Teaching and Learning Practice
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Evidence-based Teaching and Learning
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Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology
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Assessment and Feedback
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Delivering Teaching and Facilitating Learning in Practice
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Manchester has a range of facilities for students on our postgraduate taught courses.
Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email: [email protected]
Individual units can be made available for CPD. Please contact us for further information.
The MA Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) will help you achieve a critically reflective but practical understanding of key current issues in teaching, learning and pedagogy in an international context.
Distinctive features of the course include:
-The study of education and pedagogy in international contexts
-The option to investigate learning in real classrooms
-The chance to study alongside part-time colleagues who are practising UK teachers
The course is for teaching and learning professionals who are keen to develop their careers in all education sectors, such as:
The course builds on a strong research base in two research centres. The research centres are in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences:
-The Centre for Learning and Teaching
It is also supported by the North Leadership Centre and draws on the expertise of many highly regarded academics. These include:
-Professor Sugata Mitra
-Professor David Leat
The Education: International Perspectives (Teaching and Learning) MA is one of a suite of courses. You may also be interested in:
-Education: International Perspectives (Leadership and Management), MA
-Education: International Perspectives (Technology in Education), MA
The MAs are flexible in nature and you will have the option to study modules across the three different courses.
The majority of taught modules are in the first semester, including some sessions which run in the early evening and on Saturdays. During the year there is a development to a greater element of self-study and semi-independent research and project work.
You complete the course with a research project focusing on a topic of interest to you.
There is an extended induction programme that provides you with support for advanced study. This includes assignment writing and information, communications and technology (ICT) training.
You will have the opportunity to carry out a placement as part of your taught modules. Your placement will be in an educational setting such as a local primary or secondary school. This is enjoyable and useful in contextualising your understanding of learning theory.
As a student in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences you'll have access to facilities and a growing collection of online resources, including:
-A well-stocked Education Resource Centre
-Language Analysis Lab
-A phonetics lab
-An audio-video lab
-A recording studio
Get the skills and knowledge you need to create positive, inclusive learning environments and become a confident and effective educator.
This one-year, full-time programme will give you a grounding in the principles and theories of teaching and learning, human development, the secondary school curriculum and teaching experience.
Throughout the year you'll study both educational theory and practice while gaining real classroom experience at a school in the Wellington region.
You'll need a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant learning area with an average of at least a B in your final year of study, and to be accepted by the Faculty of Education as suitable for the teaching profession.
If you're planning to do the Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary) you'll need to do significant study in at least one of the teaching subjects listed below. You might study the subject as a major in a Bachelor's degree, or through postgraduate study.
Note that not all subjects will be offered every year, as they are dependent on the availability of academic mentors at the university and mentor teachers in schools.Teaching requires knowledge and skills beyond knowing your subject, you should aim to develop some understanding of te reo Māori and statistics, and gain some experience in working with young people in areas like sports coaching, youth camps or leadership programmes.
Throughout the year, you'll be working in schools for around four half-days a week—studying and developing your teaching practice. You'll be placed in a range of schools to experience different learning environments and be mentored by experienced teachers. You'll also have one day of timetabled classes on campus each week during which you'll discuss, critique and extend your learning.
In the second trimester, instead of the half-day placements, you'll spend seven weeks full time in one school, to widen and deepen your teaching experience.
You'll be ready for a rewarding career as a secondary school teacher. The MTchLrn will allow you to apply for provisional teacher registration from the Education Council, and to apply for a teaching positions in schools throughout New Zealand.
This course will prepare you as an effective leader of health and social care education whilst at the same time provide you with an opportunity to become an NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher.
This postgraduate certificate is the vehicle to achieve successful entry onto the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Practice Teacher register.
This course is different to others as it combines developing yourself in the role as NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher whilst at the same time developing your skills, knowledge, qualities and behaviours of an effective leader of health and social care education. Within the context of your organisation, you will develop the skills to lead practice based learning that is based on sound education and leadership practices that are research and evidence based. You will develop the skills to take into consideration the complexity of the different levels of practice and student experience. You will critically apply the NMC Practice Teacher Standard, thus facilitate learning within a professional and inter-professional learning and working environment and in collaboration with the range of teaching personnel. You will be provided with opportunities to design and undertake assessment of educational knowledge, attitudes and skills in the practice context and identify a clear theory and/or research and evidence base in the design of learning, teaching and assessment.
There are opportunities for you to work flexibly full or part-time with options to use credits from this course towards the MSc Leading Education for Health and Social Care Reform.
The range of knowledge, skills and attitudes required of an effective practice teacher and educational leader have been carefully developed into two specialist modules.
Teaching and learning strategies reflect the real world recognising that you as Practice Teacher and educational leader have to present, report, justify, reflect, defend and write critically. Therefore you will be given opportunities to develop these skills throughout the course. These strategies will also prepare you to work in the range of health and social care practice setting that are often in a state of flux and transformation.
The teaching and learning strategies are dependent on sound group dynamics, trust and cohesion. The course commences with an induction day which explores students’ expectations, hopes and fears, work based learning opportunities, along with confidentiality and other issues. Specific teaching and learning strategies include: seminars, master classes, teaching experience, and shadowing experienced health and social care educational leaders. These are interactive, discursive, participatory, collaborative and practice based and employ a variety of teaching and learning methods including group activities, sharing of work based and learning experiences and personal and group reflections on educational leadership and practice Teacher ‘real life’ scenarios , utilising best-evidence generated from models, theoretical concepts, the workplace and their own experiences.
A variety of teaching approaches will be employed to provide a rich and diverse immersive and experiential learning environment. All sessions will target specific NMC Practice Teacher domains and will focus on your role as an educational leader. Specific teaching and learning strategies include:
The course allows for a variety of assessments, depending on the module you will undertake, and include:
Following completion of the course you will have developed the expertise to lead education in health and social care contexts. There are opportunities for you to use credits from any existing postgraduate educational studies (NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher and Stage 4 Teacher Award) towards this Master’s programme. This provides you with a flexible and dynamic educational leadership career pathway. Indeed this is a real strength of attending the programme.
This course supports you to develop a teaching career in education within the field of health and social care and Higher Education.
The Master's in Teaching and Learning/Education Leadership (MTL/MEL) is designed to boost your professional learning in your school, college or place of work.
You’ll already be making your mark in the working world, but eager to put the polish on your qualifications by studying for a Master’s degree.
The really attractive aspect of this course is that it frees you up to gain a further qualification without giving up your job - that's because our course is delivered only in schools, academies or colleges on a part-time basis - so our highly experienced tutors bring their expertise to you.
This is a practice-based programme designed to support your professional learning and development as a teacher. We only deliver this course in school, college or other educational settings to groups of teachers. Currently we work with over 500 teachers in 35 school-based groups across the West Midlands and further afield.
This course is personalised and linked to your workplace practice. You'll enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas of research and study on which you wish to concentrate as you move through the programme. There is also an emphasis on online learning so you will access this course in a blended delivery format. Our staff will support and guide you around module choices and research methodologies.
As a work-based programme, it will focus on your day-to-day practice, whether you work in a school, academy, college or other educational setting, in whatever role. We value collaboration in the development of teachers and leaders to maximise your impact on the individual pupils, students or adult learners, or organisations and communities with which you work.
The programme supports continuing professional development and is rooted in a concept of partnership, which incorporates professional respect and promotes learning at all levels. You’ll be involved in action research, class observation and textual analysis of policy documents and there is a strong emphasis on practice-led enquiry.
Through developing you as an educator or manager, our MTL/MEL will enable you to embrace change and successfully meet new challenges and opportunities in your professional practice. You'll build on your previous workplace learning and practice, and be able to take increasing responsibility for your own development within a wider professional community.
Please note that completion of this course does not lead to qualified teacher status (QTS).