Do you have the drive to change lives for the better? Want to inspire the next generation of learners? We’ll equip you with the training to make a difference as a passionate and enthusiastic primary and early years teacher. And, because the programme has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built-in, you can apply for a position as a teacher the minute you graduate. Course Overview You’ll explore how children engage with the curriculum and examine a range of areas of school practice via focused modules. This will develop your knowledge, understanding and pedagogy, so you can make a positive contribution to young children’s lives. You’ll learn about education in a variety of settings, and will spend at least 24 weeks working in school-based placements. There will also be opportunities to work with local children in our campus-based facilities, including an Early Years outdoor classroom. Your supportive tutors have a wealth of teaching experience and good links with local schools. Optional international trips will further bolster your planning skills. On this course you will:
- Achieve Qualified Teacher Status upon completion.
- Spend at least 24 weeks working with children in school-based placements, both locally and farther afield.
- Train to teach children aged 3-11 years, a uniquely broad catchment that gives you a wealth of diverse experience.
- Be taught in small groups with lots of opportunities to collaborate with your peers and tutors.
- Boost your employability in the education sector by studying an enhancement theme.
- Investigating Learning and Teaching 1: Learning and Teaching and Research
- Introducing EYFS and the Curriculum Carousel
- Introducing Curriculum Carousel
- Pedagogy through Specialism: Teaching and Learning
- Beginning to Teach English
- Beginning to Teach Maths
- Beginning Placement
- The Cumbria Teacher of Reading: Beginning
- Pedagogy through Specialism: Gathering and Using Information to Enhance Learning and Teaching
- Developing EYFS and Curriculum Carousel
- Developing Curriculum Carousel
- Pedagogy through Specialism: Learning Environments
- Investigating Learning and Teaching 2: Inclusion
- Writing and Creativity
- Developing Maths
- Developing Placement
- The Cumbria Teacher of Reading: Developing
- Investigating Learning and Teaching 3: Responding to a Dynamic Education Landscape
- Investigating Learning and Teaching: Specialism Research
- Curriculum Elective
- Pedagogy through Specialism: Thematic and Cross-Curricular Approaches
- Effective Monitoring and Assessment of Diverse Learners in English
- Extending Maths
- Extending Placement
- The Cumbria Teacher of Reading: Extending (Q10)
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE English, Maths and Science grade C/4 or above.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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