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  Secondary Education: Mathematics PGCE


University of Wolverhampton    School of Education

Full time September PGCE 1 year full time
Education (11) Mathematics (25)

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Are you passionate about Mathematics and eager to inspire young minds? The Secondary Education: Mathematics PGCE at the University of Wolverhampton is the perfect choice for you. This programme equips you with the skills and knowledge to teach Mathematics to students aged 11-16, with opportunities for primary and post-16 enhancements. Throughout the one-year course, you will engage in a combination of university-led and school-led training, spending over 120 days in diverse school placements. The curriculum includes a variety of teaching methodologies to prepare you for real classroom scenarios. You will be assessed through written assignments, classroom activities, and practical teaching skills evaluations. To be eligible, you must have a genuine interest in Mathematics, creativity in teaching approaches, and the ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues. A first degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent is required. Join us at the University of Wolverhampton and embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a qualified Mathematics teacher with the skills to make a difference in the lives of young learners.

About the course

Mathematics is an exciting secondary school curriculum subject, covering topics such as number, algebra, shape and data. Additionally, the new examinations require Mathematics teachers to be skilled at teaching deciphering text (worded questions) and promoting mathematical mastery and fluency. As a trainee you will learn how to teach Mathematics to pupils in the 11–16 age range within the secondary age phase, with additional primary and post-16 enhancements. You will learn how to develop skills, knowledge and understanding for teaching Mathematics through a combination of university-led and school-led training.

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Entry Requirements

You will have to possess a real interest and aptitude for mathematics and an ability to think creatively about presenting the subject to pupils. Trainee mathematics teachers will be expected to teach topics across the attainment range, with additional opportunities available such as teaching or observing post-16 mathematics, or involvement with specialist SEN mathematics teaching. Above all, you will need to be able to form strong relationships with learners and professionals, and develop resilience when under pressure.

To hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.


Fees

Home - Full-time - £9250 per year
International - Full-time - £14450 per year

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