A teaching qualification and registration (or eligibility for registration) with the General Teaching Council for Scotland, together with at least one year’s professional experience.
Months of entry
The course is aimed at those involved in the support of teaching professional learning at all stages of a teacher’s career including:
- student and probation mentors
- continuing professional development (CPD) coordinators
- professional review and development (PRD) reviewers
- school leaders
- local authority officers with responsibility for CPD and/or probationer and leadership development
It recognises a widening conception that the role of the teacher includes not only a central role in supporting pupil learning, but also recognises the important role that teachers can play in supporting each other’s learning. Previously, it was assumed that by virtue of knowing how to teach children teachers had also been equipped to support their colleagues’ learning. However, there is growing recognition (Donaldson, 2011; Kennedy et al., 2008) that this important role requires additional specific knowledge, understanding and skills, which form the basis of this Postgraduate Certificate.
The course can also be taken as three modules within a wider Masters programme. For more information please see the course page.
Information for international students
Please see the English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
- 0141 444 8600