PGCE with QTS - School Direct Tuition Fee route
The School Direct Tuition Fee programme provides the opportunity to gain a postgraduate qualification, which can be used towards a master’s degree in the future. This will enable you to develop your skills for teaching and for understanding the interrelationship between learning and teaching, as you develop in to a critically reflective practitioner.
The programme is designed to include 120 days of school-based training. This will provide you with opportunities to teach across the 5-11 age range. The Brent Teaching School Alliance (BTSA) is a strong partnership of primary and secondary schools working with Middlesex University to provide high quality teacher training amongst our mainly ‘outstanding’ establishments. Our vision is to train and develop the next generation of outstanding teachers. You will be assigned a mentor from the staff of your host school within the alliance. Our mentors are outstanding teachers with a wealth of experience including but not limited to coaching, effective classroom observation and feedback skills.
Middlesex University provides the PGCE central training programme (60 days), which includes lectures, seminars and practical workshops these will be provided in a blended learning environment.
Learning and Teaching : a broad and balanced curriculum (30 Credits)- Compulsory
Primary Professional Development One (School-based) (30 Credits)- Compulsory
Across the curriculum, beyond the classroom (30 Credits)- Compulsory
Primary Professional Development Two (School-based) (30 Credits)- Compulsory
All University-based modules are assessed by coursework. School-based modules are assessed against the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
You will critically evaluate the effectiveness of a wide range of resources and your own lesson plans. You will analyse research data and critically evaluate how research has contributed to the knowledge and understanding of how to teach effectively.
Completing the course will lead to the award of PGCE with QTS.