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TQUK Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievements Level 3

Attendance: Part time
Start date: September 2018
Duration: 10 weeks
Location: Teesdale

How much does the course cost?

£811

When does the course run?

Tuesday 3pm – 5pm.

 

CACHE Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievements Level 3

This qualification is designed for those who assess the achievement of competence in a working environment.

Attendance: Part time

Start date: 10th September 2018

Duration: 10 weeks

Location: Teesdale

What will I study?

To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve a total of 15 credits.  3 Credits will come from Unit 1 – Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment, 6 credits from Unit 2 – Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment and 6 credits from Unit 3 – Assess Vocational Skills, knowledge and Understanding.

How will I learn?

The qualification will be delivered initially in a series of workshops to cover the requirements of Unit 1 and following these individual tutorial sessions will be used.  The tutorial sessions will be used to assess the learner’s competence as an assessor in their workplace and will involve direct observation by the assessor. Candidates will be required to demonstrate knowledge and competence of planning and conducting assessment sessions, making decisions using a variety of assessment methods

How will I be assessed?

Assessment methods will vary across the three units.  Unit 1 will involve assignments. Assessment of Unit 2 and Unit 3 will include observation, examination of product evidence, personal statements, questioning, discussions, and witness testimony and candidate personal statements.

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates must be qualified to an advanced level or have extensive experience in the area which they are assessing.  They must either be a member of an existing accredited assessment team or able to join such a team and be mentored by a qualified assessor and supported and monitored by an internal verifier.

What are the progression/career opportunities?       

Candidates successfully completing the qualification can – if professional circumstances permit – complete Unit 3 and achieve the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

How much does the course cost?

£811

What days and times does the course run?  

Tuesdays. Times to be confirmed.

How do I apply/enrol?

Tina Weir

Tel: 01642 865542

Email: tina.weir@stockton.ac.uk

TQUK Award in Education & Training Level 3

The qualification provides an entry point and introduction for those new to teaching and training or wishing to teach or train. It’s the qualification for those seeking a ‘stepping stone’ to qualifications that entitle them to teach in the sector in either an ‘Associate Teacher’ or ‘Full Teacher’ role.

Attendance: Part time

Start date: 11th September 2018

Duration: 14 weeks

Location: Teesdale

The qualification is designed to enable candidates to:

  • adopt an integrated approach to the theory and practice of teaching
  • reflect on their own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development
  • identify principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation
  • develop confidence, communication and inter-personal skills
  • Develop an awareness of their professional role and responsibilities.

What will I study?

Within the programme you will be studying the following unit;

Assignment 301 – Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training

Assignment 302 – Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in Education and Training

Assignment 305 – Understanding assessment in Education and Training

How will I learn?

Learning will take place through interactive sessions, small group discussions, microteaching, guest lectures and the VLE.

How will I be assessed?

Learners must complete a portfolio of evidence for each unit which includes word processed assignments, a reflective journal and evidence from your individual micro-teaching presentation which includes self-assessment and peer assessment.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but candidates must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve / or have achieved a qualification and experience for their subject/skill at the appropriate level.  A good level of English is also required (must be qualified at Level 2 or above).

What are the progression/career opportunities?

It provides progression to the City and Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (6502) for those seeking Associate Teacher (ATLS) status.

How much does the course cost?

£395

What days and times does the course run?  
Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm

How do I apply/enrol?      

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.

An interview will then be arranged with tutor Tina Weir

Tel:  01642 865542

Email: tina.weir@stockton.ac.uk 

TQUK Certificate in Education & Training Level 4

This qualification will prepare you for a successful career as an associate teacher in your chosen subject within further education, and will help you progress as a teacher. The qualification is a legal requirement for Further Education (FE) teachers in England.

Attendance: Part-time

Location: Teesdale

Duration: 18 weeks

Start date: January 2018

What will you do?

  • Unit 401 – Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training
  • Unit 402 – Delivering in education and training
  • Unit 403 – Assessing learners in education and training
  • Unit 404 – Using resources for education and training
  • Unit 415 – Equality and diversity
  • Unit 424 – Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment

Unit 418/419 – Preparing for the coaching/mentoring roles

How will I learn?

Through workshops, guest lecturers, group activities, Independent study, sharing good practice, presentations, tutorials and observations.

How am I assessed?

You will learn in a teaching and learning environment. Assessment will be through assignments and a portfolio of evidence. There must be a minimum of 3 observations conducted by your tutor.

What’s next?

PGCE/Certificate of Education

You need:

You must have completed the City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (6502). Candidates should be qualified/experienced in the subject they intend to teach and have access to 30 teaching practice hours in the lifelong learning sector (either voluntary or paid).

If you complete the City and Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training qualification, you could be exempt from the first year of the Cert Ed/PGCE subject to meeting the recommended pre requisite criteria.

When does the course start?

Wednesdays. Times to be confirmed.

How much does the course cost?

£1417

What else do I need to know?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.

An interview will then be arranged with tutor Tina Weir (Tel: 01642 865442)

Email: tina.weir@stockton.ac.uk

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UCAPD Teaching English (Literacy) in Education & Training

This Course provides the Opportunity for continuing professional development of qualified teachers working in the field of adult literacy.

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Attendance: One evening per week (Thursday)

Start date: 20th September 2018

Duration: 1 Year

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Core modules – Level 5:

  • Learning and Teaching in Literacy
  • Theories and Frameworks in Literacy
  • Concepts and Learning in Literacy

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of methods of teaching and learning including lectures, workshops and seminars.

How am I assessed?

The range of assessment strategies includes a reflective teaching portfolio, an essay, analysis of discourse/text, formulation of a learner ILP and observations of four teaching practices.

What’s next?

BA (Hons) Education Studies.

This course is a continuing professional development award for adult literacy teachers, working in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Completion of this award can contribute to the maintenance of License to Practice, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

You need:

  • Certificate in Education/ProfGradCertEd.
  • Evidence of achievement at Level 3 in Literacy or meet the required grade at BKSB L3.
  • 50 hours of Literacy teaching practice must be agreed and acknowledged in the application form by the teaching practice provider/employer.
  • Be employed (part or full-time) in lifelong learning training, or have a confirmed voluntary placement.
  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

 

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply at www.tees.ac.uk

Cost: £2250

Delivered in partnership with Teesside University

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UCAPD Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy) in Education & Training      

This Course provides the Opportunity for continuing professional development of qualified teachers working in the field of adult numeracy.

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Attendance: One evening per week (Thursday)

Start date: 20th September 2018

Duration: 1 year

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Core modules – Level 5:

  • Learning and teaching in numeracy
  • Theories and frameworks in numeracy
  • Concepts and learning in numeracy

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of methods of teaching and learning including lectures, workshops and seminars.

How am I assessed?

The range of assessment strategies includes a reflective teaching portfolio, an essay, a portfolio of evidence, a reflective evaluative piece of writing and four observations for teaching practice.

What’s next?

BA (Hons) Education Studies.

This course is a continuing professional development award for adult numeracy teachers, working in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Completion of this award can contribute to the maintenance of License to Practice, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

You need:

  • Certificate in Education/ProfGradCertEd.
  • Evidence of achievement at Level 3 in mathematics/numeracy or meet the required grade at BKSB L3.
  • 50 hours of numeracy teaching practice must be agreed and acknowledged in the application form by the teaching practice provider/employer.
  • Be employed (part or full-time) in lifelong learning training, or have a confirmed voluntary placement.
  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply at www.tees.ac.uk

Cost: £2250

Delivered in partnership with Teesside University

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BA (Hons) Education & Training (STL) Top-up

An exciting new programme designed for students with a relevant FdA to top up their qualification to a BA (Hons). Students will develop the skills they have gained throughout the Foundation degree. The programme will be part-time for one year and students will be expected to be employed in, or volunteering in, an educational setting in an appropriate role.

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Start date: September 2018

Duration: 1 year

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Year 1 modules – Level 6:

  • Planning research
  • Individual practice module
  • Education. Policy and education practice
  • Promoting positive behaviour

How am I assessed?

Both in-course and end assessments including reports, essays, projects, case studies, examination, individual or group presentation, group activity and a personal development portfolio.

*Subject to change

You need:

  • FdA Support Teaching and Learning or alternative level 5 qualification
  • An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Undertake placements in a local educational setting for the duration of the course if not already employed in a relevant job for at least 2 days per week

 What’s next?

Teacher training.

For more information please contact:

Course Leader: Clare Sutton

clare.sutton@stockton.ac.uk

 

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.tees.ac.uk.

How much does the course cost?

Please ask the course leader

You may be eligible for a Student Finance England loan.

 

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The programme aims to help lecturers, mentors, teaching assistants and other workers in education develop their knowledge of educational practice and reflect on strategies for developing their professional practice.

 

Start date: September 2018

Duration: 2 years

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

The degree consists of five level 5 core modules and one option module, and five level 6 modules, giving a total of 120 credits at each level.

Year 1 modules – Level 5:

  • Educational Contexts and Practice
  • Effective and Innovative Learning Environments
  • ILT in Practice and Education and Psychology
  • Inclusive Practice
  • Reflective Practice
  • Research in Education

Year 2 Modules – Level 6

  • Planning research
  • Individual practice module
  • Education. Policy and education practice
  • Promoting positive behaviour
  • Curriculum design and assessment

 How am I assessed? One written assignment following the teaching of the module.

You need:

For direct entry into the level 6 modules, entrants will be expected to have attained a foundation degree or equivalent credits (120 at level 4 and 120 at level 5) in a relevant and appropriate educational area. These entrants will follow a one-year programme. Applicants who do not have the required level 5 credits to enter directly into the level 6 modules but who have 120 credits at level 4 in a relevant and appropriate educational area (such as a Certificate in Education, lifelong learning, DTLLS or NVQ4 in learning and development) will enter at the level 5 modules and follow a two-year programme. Applicants must be in paid or unpaid employment in an educational practice for at least 2-5 hours per week. RPL and APEL will be considered via individual application. Please contact the programme leader for further guidance.

What’s next?

Successful graduates may progress into a graduate teacher programme for teaching in primary settings. Graduates may also practise in a range of lifelong learning educational settings, such as FE colleges.

For more information please contact:

Course Leader: Clare Sutton

clare.sutton@stockton.ac.uk

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply online at www.tees.ac.uk.

 

FdA Supporting Teaching & Learning 

This Foundation degree will develop your skills to enable you to effectively support children’s learning in schools and other educational settings. It will be particularly beneficial for people who are working, or who wish to work, with children or young people to support teaching and learning, particularly those children and young people with special educational needs.

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Attendance:  Part-time

Start date: September 2018

Duration:   2 years

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Level 4 modules:

  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Working with Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Behaviour that Challenges
  • Exploring and Planning for Learning

Level 5 modules:

  • Professional Development
  • Research in Education
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Inclusive Practice

How will you learn?

You will be taught through seminars, lectures, interactive workshop sessions and our virtual learning environment with allocated tutorial support which focuses on study skills. You will receive written and oral feedback to help you improve your future work.

How am I assessed?

The programme will be assessed through course work. This will include essays, reports, case studies, research critique and a professional development practice portfolio.You need:

Level 3 qualification in a related subject area

*Subject to change

What’s next?

After the completion of the foundation degree, student can ‘top-up’ to a full degree by completing the BA in Education and Training.

Destinations and Progress:

BA in Education and Training (generic or STL route)

What students say:

Students have said they found the course very challenging but rewarding. It has helped them to understand their job role to a greater degree and develop their skills in critical analysis.

Extra-curricular activities:

Work-based learning is a key component of this course. You are required to be working or volunteering in a school, nursery or other educational establishment for 2 days per week for the duration of the programme.

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply at www.tees.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

TBC

What financial & additional support can I get?

Please contact Student Finance England regarding financial support and Teesside University for academic support.

3 reasons to join us

  1. Teesside University and Stockton Riverside College have a reputation for quality
  2. You will receive excellent support by the university and your tutors in college
  3. Our course are career focused

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PGCE Teaching in Education & Training (In Service)     

This programme is designed for lecturers, teachers and trainers who are working full/part-time or voluntarily in the post-compulsory education and training sector (PCET). This includes further education, higher education and adult education, private trainers and large organisations with their own training department. The programme is available on a in-service basis, however you must be able to confirm your own teaching practice and a mentor prior to the course starting.

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Attendance: Part time

Start date:  20th September 2018

Day/Time: Thursday/6-9pm

Duration: Two years

Location: Teesdale Campus

What will you do?

  • Introduction to Education and Training
  • Learning and Teaching in the specialist subject
  • Educational Theories and Professional Concepts
  • Extending Approaches to Learning and Teaching
  • Theory and Policy in Education

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of methods of teaching and learning including lectures, workshops and seminars.  There will also be an opportunity to share your experience with other practitioners.  There will also be a specialist conference held at Teesside University for all students.

How am I assessed?

  • Academic Assignments
  • Eight teaching practice observations.
  • A reflective teaching practice portfolio.

Cost: £1980 per year.

You need:

For the Cert Ed you will need:

  • Minimum Level 3 in your chosen specialist route.
  • English at Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent).
  • Hold a current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate
  • Confirmation of 100 teaching hours (40hrs for year 1 and 60hrs for year 2)
  • Confirmation of a mentor in your workplace.

For the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education you will need a degree (2.2 or above).

  • English at Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent).
  • Hold a current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate
  • Confirmation of 100 teaching hours (40hrs for year 1 and 60hrs for year 2)
  • Confirmation of a mentor in your workplace.

What’s next?

BA (Hons) Education Studies. This course is a continuing professional development award for teachers, working in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Completion of this award can contribute to the maintenance of License to Practice, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply at www.tees.ac.uk

Contact: Gary Grounds/Claire Newton

Gary.grounds@stockton.ac.uk

Delivered in partnership with Teesside University

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PGCE Teaching in Education & Training (Pre Service)     

This course is a pre-service award for those who wish to teach in the post-compulsory education and training sector (PCET) and specialise in the teaching of adult literacy or numeracy.  This course is only applicable for potential students who wish to specialise in teaching maths or English.  The qualification has been endorsed by the Standards Verification UK (SVUK) as meeting the national requirements for practitioners carrying out the full teaching role.

Factfile:

Attendance: Full time

Start date: 20th September 2018

Day/Time: Full time.

Duration: One year

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

  • Introduction to Education & Training
  • Learning and Teaching in Lit/Num
  • Extending Approaches to Learning and Teaching
  • Theory and Policy in Education

Specialist Pathways also include:
Theories and Frameworks in Lit/Num

Concepts and Learning in Lit/Num

How will I learn?

You will experience a variety of methods of teaching and learning including lectures, workshops and seminars. You must complete a minimum of 120 hours of teaching practice in an appropriate teaching environment/placement.

How am I assessed?

  • Academic assignments
  • Eight teaching practice observations
  • A reflective teaching practice portfolio.

Cost: £6150

You need:

  • For the Cert Ed you will need a minimum Level 3 in your chosen specialist route or meet the required grade at BKSB L3.
  • English at Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent).
  • Undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Complete a pre-course literacy/numeracy assessment (if you do not hold a level 3 qual)
  • For the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education you will need a degree (2.2 or above).

Level 3 in your chosen specialist route or meet the required grade at BKSB L3.

  • English at level 2 (GCSE or equivalent).
  • Undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Complete a pre-course literacy/numeracy assessment (if you do not hold a level 3 qual)

What’s next?

BA (Hons) Education Studies. This course is a continuing professional development award for teachers, working in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Completion of this award can contribute to the maintenance of License to Practice, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

How do I apply/enrol?

Apply at www.tees.ac.uk

Contact: Gary Grounds/Claire Newton

Gary.grounds@stockton.ac.uk

 

Delivered in partnership with Teesside University

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