Whether you are new to teaching or are an experienced teacher working in an Early Years, Primary or Secondary setting, our PG Dip in Education offers the opportunity to develop and enhance your professional skills and understanding of contemporary Education.
Whatever school setting you work in, studying for a PG Dip in Education will have a highly valuable impact on your continuing professional development. Through reflective practice and evidence-based enquiry into your own practice, you’ll develop your professional knowledge and gain in-depth understanding of key issues relating to contemporary education, supporting you to meet professional performance goals.
With content relating to policy and practice in schools, reflecting contemporary theories, this course provides scope for fully exploring key pedagogic issues in schools and refining personal professional practice.
You’ll be fully supported by our team of experts in teaching and Education to enquire into areas of your own pedagogic practice which are of particular interest to you. Our PGDip offers scope to reflect on the new theories you’ll learn and how they link to your every-day practice. You’ll also consider the impact of practice on pupils’ learning and development within your own setting. Studying alongside teachers working in different settings and contexts will also enrich your experiences on this course.
Our PG Dip supports you to develop academic skills for Master’s level study and provides opportunities to progress to a full Master’s degree in Education. We appreciate that you will be working teachers. Our course offers maximum flexibility to fit around your working commitments and is delivered by distance learning using our virtual learning environment, allowing you to study from anywhere.
Our PGDip is available to those who hold a PGCE already or those yet to study at postgraduate level.
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Students on our Education PG Dip course can benefit from:
The PG Dip is directly related to employment as a teacher in an Early Years, Primary or Secondary education setting.It is widely recognised within the teaching profession as an additional academic qualification and provides a progression route from a PGCE qualification. At the end of the course, you’ll have achieved 120 credits at level 7 which could be used towards further postgraduate studies, such as MA Education. You’ll develop and refine expertise in an aspect of personal professional practice which will support you to advance in terms of your career progression.
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