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Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills sector)


Course Description

About the PGDE

Looking for a qualification to teach in FE colleges, sixth forms, prisons, adult education or work-based settings?
The Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Teaching and Learning (FE and Skills) is a qualification similar to the PGCE but which offers you the chance to study entirely at Level 7 with the additional benefit of studying a specialist module in English, maths, SEND or Learning Technologies.

Who is the course for?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Teaching and Learning is for anyone teaching or interested in teaching in a lifelong learning setting and in all subject areas including engineering, science, construction, sport science, maths, English, social sciences, languages, SEND, retail, hospitality and catering, leisure and tourism, business, IT, learning technologies, childcare, healthcare and art and design.

Key features of the course (2016/17)

Nationally recognised Initial Teacher Training course at a top university
Excellent value - same price as PGCE but all at Level 7 and an additional 30 credits
Bursaries may be available for teachers of maths, English and SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)
Specialist modules available for those wishing to teach: Maths, English and SEND
Support with changing careers
Teacher Training placements across the midlands
Awarded outstanding by Ofsted in Leadership and Management in November 2015
2 days in University, 2 days in placement and 1 study day per week

Funding Information

Funding information about be found on the government funding guidance page: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/funding-initial-teacher-training-itt-academic-year-2016-to-17

How to apply

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/cll/courses/professionaldevelopment/itt/howtoapply/

Visit the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills sector) page on the University of Warwick website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Further Education Initial Teacher Training Bursary - No. of awards TBC

The course costs £9,000, the same price as most PGCEs but with an additional 30 credits and all at Level 7. Bursary and loans may be available. Information for 2017/18 is not yet available. The funding available for 2016/17 is:Maths Specialism: First class degree £25,000
2.1 £20,000
2.2 £15,000
Third £9,000English Specialism: First class degree £9,000
2.1 £4,000
2.2 No bursary
Third No bursary

More information on bursaries can be found on the BIS site.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-education-initial-teacher-training-bursary-2016-to-2017For further details about bursaries, please contact [email protected]
Please note funding is limited and not all trainees who are eligible may receive a bursary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable (Please see details below)

Eligibility

More information on bursaries can be found on the BIS site.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-education-initial-teacher-training-bursary-guide-for-academic-year-2015-to-2016

Application Procedure

For further details about bursaries, please contact [email protected]



Entry Requirements

Applicants will have a 2.2 honours degree and hold GCSE English & maths at Grade C. All suitable applicants will be required to provide a suitable reference and attend a course interview (see below).Applicants wishing to teach maths or English and who hold a full maths or English degree (or related degree e.g. Engineering, Science, Law, English Literature) will be required to undertake and pass a Level 3 initial Assessment in maths or English.

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