Our PGCE MFL course offers two language combinations:
Spanish major with French as a minor
French major with Spanish as a minor
Our course emphasises learning through critical reflection on theory, practice and research. We encourage ongoing development of subject knowledge through peer support and our e-learning platform designed in conjunction with colleagues from the King’s Modern Language Centre to develop your linguistic competence and pedagogical awareness. Our course is delivered by tutors who have extensive teaching experience and are actively involved in research of international quality.
This is a full-time course that consists of four required modules and two blocks of teaching experience. One will be based at Prendergast school and the other will be based in another secondary schools in Lewisham. You will complete the course within ten months, studying September to June. You must take modules totalling 120 credits to meet the requirements of the qualification.
You’ll engage in education, pedagogy and professional studies sessions and curriculum workshops. These will take place in both university and school settings and will develop your expertise in general educational and professional issues, as well as subject pedagogy.Trainees benefit from our central London location and participate in specially organised events such as a workshop at the BFI, visits to the French, German and Spanish Institutes, and other regular conference events.
You’ll gain the skills and understanding to take up positions in schools as a teacher of your subject with the potential to contribute fully to the life of the school.
94% of 2018 graduates who sought teaching posts were employed within 6 months of qualifying
PGCE courses at King’s are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. One reason is the strong research base which informs the course. In the last research assessment exercise, the department was rated second in the UK (REF, 2014
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