Oxford Brookes University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme of study aims to produce highly skilled and well-qualified Teaching Assistants, capable of supporting teaching and learning within a variety of contexts. Building on the Professional Practice Framework for Teaching Assistants and on Oxford Brookes' considerable success in providing Higher Education for mature students, it is aimed at Teaching Assistants working in primary, secondary and tertiary education.
Developing Skills for Learning, Understanding how Individuals Learn, Technology in Learning, Developing Literacy, Developing Mathematics, Understanding Planning for Learning, Equality and Diversity, Mentoring and Pastoral Support in Education, Supporting Individual Needs, Developing Reflective Practice, Impact of behaviour on learning, Preparing for Practice Based Study, Research Project
Students will gain a recognised University-awarded Foundation Degree and also have the opportunity to progress to a BA (Hons) top-up in Education and Lifelong Learning through one more year of study. Successful graduates will then be able to pursue a PGCE in order to achieve Qualified Teacher Status.
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:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Activate Learning-City of Oxford College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||16 points|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants will be required to have a minimum of two years’ work experience, currently undertaking 10 hours per week (paid or voluntary) in a school or college and provide a reference to demonstrate that their employer is prepared to support their training needs. Applicants with evidence of considerable experience in a relevant role who do not have the formal qualifications above, are welcome to apply.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7570||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7570||Year 1|
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