This programme is designed for those who already work or volunteer in a teaching and learning supportive role in any educational setting. The programme will extend and progress your knowledge and understanding of the needs and characteristics of learners to enable you to support and develop inclusive environments. The course aims to develop innovative ways of enhancing the skills of teaching and learning support staff to reflect current practice in schools and the needs of the employer as well as link theory to create effective practitioners.
Modules in the programme will normally include: Level 4 • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts including Safeguarding • The Theory of Learning and Development • Using Information and Communication Technology to Support Learning • Supporting and Understanding Inclusive Educational Environments • Supporting English in Your Setting • Supporting Maths in Your Setting Level 5 • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 2, with Management • Understanding Behaviour in Teaching and Learning • Working with Families and Other Professional Practitioners • Introduction to Current Issues in Education • Creative Teaching and Learning and Curriculum Frameworks • A Practice-based Research Project
Assessment takes place at the end of each module and is in the form of reports, presentations, essays, case studies and logs/journals as appropriate.
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
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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- Nelson Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants will need to have one of the following: • A relevant Level 3 qualification plus a minimum of 30 days relevant work experience • Two years relevant work experience and be able to demonstrate sufficient ability and/ or experience to benefit from the course You will also need one of the following: • GCSE grade C/4 in English or an equivalent Level 2 qualification. Functional Skills Level 2 English is not an acceptable equivalent • Paid or voluntary work in an education setting for the equivalent of at least 80 days spread evenly throughout the course. It is strongly advised that those who do not have Maths at GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent gain this to support them on the course. Those intending to progress to Primary QTS will need Maths and Science GCSE at grade C/ 4 or above.
Additional entry requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|