Short courses
Education, Early Childhood & Youth

Teaching English (Literacy) in Education and Training

University Certificate in Advanced Professional Development:

This is an award of Teesside University delivered at Stockton Riverside College (01642 865506).

Course information

Part-time

  • 30 weeks

More part-time details

  • Credits: 60, Level: 5
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: Teesside University 01642 342396, Stockton Riverside College 01642 865506
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants:
  • £2,250 (for award/ 60 credits)

Contact details

Further information

The course provides the opportunity for the continuing professional development of qualified teachers working in the field of adult literacy. It is designed for trainees who already hold a teaching qualification and would like to specialise further.

You study at Stockton Riverside College.

How you learn

Teaching and learning includes lectures, workshops and seminars. Assessment includes an individual learning portfolio, essays, a case study, reports, attendance at a one day subject specialist fair, observations of four teaching sessions and completion of at least 50 hours of literacy teaching.

Career opportunities

This course is a continuing professional development award for adult literacy teachers working in education and training. Completion of this award can contribute to you obtaining Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

  • a Certificate in Education or a Professional Graduate Certificate of Education (or equivalent)
  • evidence of personal English skills at level 3 prior to course entry
  • a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for regulated activity
  • a teaching practice placement of at least 50 hours in an appropriate context.

Course information

Part-time

  • 30 weeks

More part-time details

  • Credits: 60, Level: 5
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: Teesside University 01642 342396, Stockton Riverside College 01642 865506
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants:
  • £2,250 (for award/ 60 credits)

Contact details

Further information