Taught course

Secondary Initial Teacher Education Modern Languages with QTS

Institution
UWE Bristol · Department of Education and Childhood
Qualifications
PGCE

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Entry requirements

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Months of entry

September

Course content

The Secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is a one-year (36 week) academic course that trains graduates to be secondary school teachers of Modern Languages.

The PGCE course has been designed to train teachers to practise as a subject specialist teacher for the secondary age range (11-16). Trainees are assessed against the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) across the age range. Trainees will also often gain experience of the 16-18 age range, although they won't be formally assessed in this phase.

If you have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for languages and want to inspire the next generation of linguists in an exciting and innovative way, then this is the course for you. The Modern Languages PGCE explores all aspects of teaching and learning with a balance of theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on effective pedagogy, adaptive teaching and practical activities for the classroom. This course will support you in becoming a highly skilled, confident, inspiring and reflective teacher of Modern Languages.

The course is active and practical, allowing trainees to develop professional competence through work undertaken in schools and within the University. Trainees work with young people, develop their expertise in their specialist subject area, share and discuss educational issues and study relevant educational research. The course is just the beginning of what we hope will be a process of continual professional development throughout a challenging and rewarding career.

Once you've been offered a place and prior to starting the PGCE Modern Languages course, you'll be given the opportunity to boost your subject knowledge of French, Spanish or German with a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course.

Find out why you should train to teach with us.

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Please see our PGCE funding pages for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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UWE Admissions
Email
admissions@uwe.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)117 32 83333