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Secondary Education (English) Professional Graduate Diploma

UK

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What will I learn?

This course is the first stage you need to complete if you are following the traditional route into secondary education. It covers the Initial Teacher Education phase of your career. When followed by a successful induction year working within a school (Teaching Induction Scheme), you will be qualified to teach English throughout Scotland.Through two on-campus study modules combined with three school placements, you will gain vital classroom skills and experience. You will explore aspects of theory for teaching English language and literature to children and young adults. You'll focus on developing learners' reading, writing, listening and talking skills. We will also teach you how to effectively support numeracy, health and well-being.Small class sizes mean you will benefit from a strong supportive community of staff and students. You will receive individual support throughout the course from an allocated tutor, with extensive experience and knowledge of teaching secondary English. They will also visit and assess you on each of your placements. Additionally you will be allocated a mentor from within the schools you are working in during each of your placements.You'll also be able to choose from a range of elective options. These offer additional guidance in areas such as outdoor learning, cooperative learning, and drama.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities Social Sciences and Law

Study options

Full Time (9 Months)

Tuition fees
£20,900.00 (US$ 25,212) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

August 2023

Venue

Main Site

Nethergate,

Dundee,

Dundee, City Of,

DD1 4HN, Scotland

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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