Taught course

Professional Development

Institution
University of Wales Trinity Saint David · SWW Centre of Teacher Education
Qualifications
GradCertGradDip

Entry requirements

A first degree plus a PGCE; currently employed in a primary, secondary, special school or specialist unit with an endorsement from the head teacher.

Months of entry

September

Course content

UWTSD's South West Wales Centre for Education and Training offers two Professional Learning that are suitable for teaching professionals who wish to move into leadership roles or specialise in SLD/PMLD. These programmes have been developed in collaboration with strategic partners located in schools including head teachers in special schools (SWASSHE), local authorities, and the regional school improvement service (ERW).

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Learning: Leadership is a portfolio of modules focussed on school improvement designed to provide professional development for practicing teachers. The programme is tailored to the needs of teachers in schools who are keen to progress on their route to leadership. In order to gain the Graduate Certificate, you will be required to study and pass three modules.

Teachers who are working in the special schools sector who intend to consolidate and extend their expertise can enrol on the Graduate Diploma in Professional Learning (SLD/PMLD). The Graduate Diploma in Professional Learning: SLD/ PMLD is a portfolio of modules focussed on learning and teaching improvement designed to provide professional development for practising teachers. In order to gain the Graduate Diploma, you will be required to study and pass six modules.

Qualification and course duration

GradCert

part time
12-48 months

GradDip

part time
12-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Sharon James
Email
sharon.james@uwtsd.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1267-67-6724