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  Secondary Computer Science and ICT with QTS (11-16 years) - PGCE


University of Cumbria    Institute of Education

Full time September PGCE, Other 1 year full-time
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Embark on a rewarding journey to inspire the tech leaders of tomorrow with the Secondary Computer Science and ICT with QTS (11-16 years) PGCE programme. This specialised pathway equips you to ignite a passion for computer science and technology in young minds, guiding you from student to Early Career Teacher (ECT) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Through a blend of theory and hands-on experience, you will develop the skills to deliver engaging lessons within the secondary school setting. Benefit from small class sizes, personalised tutoring, and high-quality support from experienced academics. The programme's unique structure includes two distinct teaching phases, focusing on key teaching strategies and whole-class teaching experience. With module options covering teaching and learning in Computer Science and ICT, professional skills development, and more, you will graduate ready to make a difference in the classroom. Entry requirements include a 2:2 or above in an ICT or computing subject, along with GCSEs in English Language and Maths at grade C/4. Join us in shaping the future of tech education and nurturing the innovators of tomorrow.

About the course

Inspire the next generation of computer scientists by sharing your passion for the subject with young people. In this specialised PGCE pathway, you can instil a love of the innovative industry of tech within the children you teach.

Our well-respected PGCE Secondary with QTS supports you through your journey from student to Early Career Teacher (ECT). Moreover, as the PGCE programme includes QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) you'll apply for your first teaching position whilst studying with us.

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Entry Requirements

You are welcome to apply if you have achieved a 2:2 or above in any ICT or computing subject, GCSE English Language, and GCSE Maths at grade C/4.

A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) background clearance check and Occupational Health check prior to starting the course.

A satisfactory academic (University) reference, or, a satisfactory professional reference if it is more than 3 years since academic study.


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