Training to be a teacher in the UK is not the same for all parts of the UK 4 nations, teacher training UK is different in Scotland than England & Wales although similar. Depending on the type of teaching course, such as BEd or PGCE you complete will provide you with the professional qualification required for the nursery, primary, secondary or tertiary sector. (more…)
What will they ask me? and what do I say? The following are standard questions asked, possible response framework and my contribution as a secondary teacher for 6 years. (more…)
Teaching in Scotland could provide you with a graduate, respected occupation and well defined career progression. First you require to qualify through a postgraduate PGDE Scotland teacher training course. This qualification is the formal study & training to becoming a school teacher, after completing an undergraduate degree. All teaching courses Scotland are conducted in schools and in conjunction with the universities in Scotland.
Undergraduate degree route for teacher’s to qualify to teach in school, the qualification is 3 or 4-year’s full-time bachelor of education BEd degree UK course at honour’s level that also confers Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England & Wales, although not every course.
BEd initial teacher training is popular with a good number of universities offering courses, although places on courses are limited and competitive. (more…)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in general is a one academic year full time post compulsory PGCE course studies at England or Wales universities in conjunction with two college placements.
Teacher training for the post 16 sector is a challenging full time or part time course that qualifies you for teaching at a further education college, sixth form, adult education and training companies.
Qualifications to teach in a primary and secondary school in England & Wales is through postgraduate primary and secondary PGCE training courses offered by training providers or a (Bed) studied through a university in England & Wales.
PGCE primary or secondary postgraduate teacher training courses are not so easy to get a place in recent years, and you will also require meeting a range of requirements during your training such as pass skills tests and become an efficient trainee teacher. (more…)
As an advanced degree, masters in education (MEd) postgraduate teaching qualification provides additional skills, knowledge and a greater insight into a specialist area of education. Becoming required by more employers, an advanced degree in education is additionally becoming a requirement for new teachers in primary and secondary schools, especially management and specialist roles.
The UK government is evolving education at all levels and teachers, lecturers and other people in education could gain an advantage who hold a postgraduate degree in education. (more…)
A TEFL certificate qualification is for teaching English as a second language in the UK or teaching abroad, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is recognised and requested by employers in language centres and learning institutions around the world.
The language teacher certification course qualifies you to teach in a language school, schools abroad, colleges, universities and commercial companies as an English language teacher on a full time, part time and contract basis. (more…)