Do you want to become a teacher? Are you ready to take on more responsibility in your education setting? Do you want to progress on to a PGCE? Our Professional Practice degree in Education Studies is a work-based learning Level 6 top-up degree. It’s designed to be studied on completion of a foundation degree (or equivalent Level 5 qualification), in an area related to education. COURSE CONTENT You’ll have the opportunity to develop your subject expertise by exploring contemporary issues in education. You’ll explore issues of support and inclusion for children with individual needs, as well as acquiring teaching skills, learning strategies and approaches to project work. You’ll also develop an understanding of the role education plays in the multi-agency workforce. Applying theory to practice, you’ll undertake a range of work-based activities, including workplace analysis of the practices and models of management, teamwork, children’s learning and experience. You’ll develop an understanding of the key issues related to ethical practice, as well as learn how to reflect critically on workplace practices in a professional fashion. You’ll receive extensive support throughout your studies, starting with a specially designed induction programme. We also encourage you to identify a workplace mentor who could support you with your studies and research.
The module details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study. On this course you will study a range of modules which may include: Evaluating Current Debates and Developments Work Related Project Special Needs and Inclusion Preparing to Teach
A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for your programme, allowing you to apply and demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that you have developed.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We no longer accept Tier 4 International applications
• Foundation Degree or other Level 5 qualification in an area related to education. • GCSE grade C/4 or higher in English Language (or Level 2 equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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