You must have completed one year of the Diploma in Education & Training (DET) which we offer in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University.
Course fees of £3,100 are payable to Canterbury Christ Church University. Student finance is available to help cover the cost of tuition fees.
You must already have a first degree in any subject to apply for this programme.
This offers a more in depth study of modules 4, 5 and 6.
This course is not suitable if you wish to teach in primary or secondary schools.
Module 4: Reflecting on practice Pedagogy for specialist subjects Inclusion *Action research
Module 5: Innovating the curriculum What is the curriculum? Models and ideologies Influences on the curriculum Curriculum and course design
Module 6: Developing professional practice Contemporary issues in the FE and skills sector Implications of initiatives and agendas, e.g. marketisation, sustainability, social justice, entrepreneurism *Professional development
Assessment is continuous over 2 years and each module is assessed.
Progress Log: This is a reflective diary and an important personal record of your own development. It includes a professional action plan, key learning points in your subject area, and evaluation of your progress towards the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers.
Teaching observations: You will be observed 4 times a year by your mentor, or a tutor from CCCU, or a tutor from BDC. You must provide the observer with a detailed lesson plan and background information about the group. The observer will provide you with detailed feedback and targets for development. You must also evaluate your own lesson.
Peer observation: You will observe another teacher's session, commenting on and evaluating a different focus for each module. This will be compared and contrasted with your own practice.
Module assignment: Assignments are 2000 word essays or reports on an area related to each module; sometimes they may be based on your own research or involve a presentation. You must read relevant literature and reference your work using Harvard style.
You will need:
an undergraduate degree successful completion of year one of the Diploma in Teaching & Education (DET)
On completion of this course you will be a fully qualified lecturer. If you wish to continue your studies you may wish to consider a Masters degree or higher-level apprenticeship.