- to gain practical teaching experience in contrasting schools
- to build confidence and help you reflect on your professional practice
- to become an authority on the latest curriculum development, issues and innovations
- to learn to manage pupils' behaviour and maintain a purposeful learning environment
- to grow confidence in the latest technologies and develop multimedia resources
- to leave with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to begin your teaching career by taking three core modules.
This will be through three core modules:
Subject Studies: You will learn all aspects of how to teach your subject, including planning, teaching, assessment and classroom management.
Professional Studies: You will learn about working in classrooms and schools, and the broader context of teaching today.
Professional Practice: You will have opportunities for observation, practice and investigation in two contrasting schools.
Trainees will spend 4 days per week in school with 1 day per week being a training day. After the Summer half term, trainees will be in school 5 days per week.
You will be assessed in the following three modules:
Subject Studies (PG1) M level: A series of 2 assessments focussing on both educational theory and issues in your specialist subject – (1) 4000 word essay: January (2) academic poster: June.
Reflective Practice (PG2) M level: A reflective case study on an area of educational practice in your placement school(s) supported by a literature review (5000 word essay) - September and April.
Professional Practice H level: Meeting the Teachers’ Standards at a Good or Outstanding level. October, December, February, April, June
All assignments are submitted in electronic form.
Training days will mainly take place at the University of Warwick with some days being held at Bishop Challoner Catholic College.