• University of Southampton Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Anglia Ruskin University Featured Masters Courses
  • Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Goldsmiths, University of London Featured Masters Courses
Middlesex University Featured Masters Courses
Nottingham Trent University Featured Masters Courses
Barcelona Technology school Featured Masters Courses
Cass Business School Featured Masters Courses
University of Glasgow Featured Masters Courses
  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    1 year Full Time

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    £9,250 for UK / EU students

  • Last Updated

    24 November 2016

Course content

The PGCE Secondary Mathematics programme is designed to meet the Standards required for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and to develop specialist secondary teachers in Mathematics.

It aims to do this in the context of our Secondary Partnership schools many of which are situated in east London where skills of educating children in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual urban environment are paramount.

The PGCE: Secondary Mathematics is a partnership programme. The majority of your time will be spent in schools observing, planning and delivering teaching and learning, considering how the theory and the practice link together and, of course, working with children in classroom settings.

• You will be studying in a diverse community of trainees from a range of different subjects as well as studying alongside fellow Mathematics trainees. Many themes such as equal opportunities, bilingualism, meeting the needs of children with special educational needs etc. underpin the taught programme.
• The subject studies elements of the programme focus on teaching Mathematics as a curriculum subject. These sessions aim to:
• Provide an introduction to Mathematics as a curriculum subject.
• Enable you to develop high levels of teaching skills and classroom management, as well as the capacity for reflection and further professional development.
• To offer theoretical perspectives on the principles of syllabus design and evaluation, and the assessment and recording of children’s progress in both classroom and workshop situations.
• To provide knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and the framework of statutory requirements.

Overall the programme aims to produce effective teachers who are able to operate as reflective practitioners. To fit this description you should:
• develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of what it means to be a professional in school
• engage in practical and theoretical enquiry as a key element in your development as teachers. Whereby you are expected to:
o be able to critically review, using a range of research and scholastic skills, a systematic and coherent body of knowledge related to education and subject pedagogy
o be able to evaluate critically new information, concepts and evidence from a range of sources
o be able to exercise appropriate judgment, by applying appropriate diagnostic and creative skills, in a range of situations
o be able to accept accountability for determining and achieving personal and/or group outcomes by reflecting on and taking responsibility for your own professional development
o develop your ability to read and write critically at Masters level

Visit the PGCE Secondary Mathematics page on the University of East London website for more details!





Enquire About This Course

Recipient: University of East London

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully

Cookie Policy    X