Short courses
Education, Early Childhood & Youth

Professional and Personal Values in Teaching

University Certificate in Postgraduate Professional Development:

This module is for those recently completing their Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCE), for teachers and/or trainers in the Education and Training Sector. This 30 credit level 7 module is ideal for teachers and educators who have a professional interest in the field of education. The practice based module caters for the interests and experience of those from all sectors of education.

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 year

More part-time details

  • Initial 2 days block study (13, 14 October, 10.00am - 3.00pm), then monthly (first Wednesday of the month, starting 4 November, 10.00am - 3.00pm)
  • Enrolment date: October
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384491
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants:
  • £510 credits (for award/ 20 credits)

Contact details

Further information

The module supports teachers' development and practice through their first or early teaching posts. It helps new teachers discover that subject knowledge is only a part of teaching. Developing their own thinking, teaching and knowledge base appropriate to professional standards enables the discovery of professional and personal values. The module is built around providing opportunities for you to critically analyse issues in education, consider policies, evaluate research and explore their influence on your current and/or future practice. We provide a supportive learning environment that aims to fit around your working life and with a variety of support mechanisms.

How you are assessed

Typically, you are assessed by a combination of written tasks, substantial ILP, presentation at a professional conference and by observations of your teaching practice.

Career opportunities

The module supports the mechanism for application to gain QTLS. This is a master's level module which may count towards further master's awards.

Entry requirements

  • Successfully passed a PgCE or PGCE award
  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above
  • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check for regulated activity
  • Entrants to evidence a minimum of 30 hours teaching/training environment teaching across the duration of the programme (via written confirmation from applicant's employer)

Course information

Part-time

  • 1 year

More part-time details

  • Initial 2 days block study (13, 14 October, 10.00am - 3.00pm), then monthly (first Wednesday of the month, starting 4 November, 10.00am - 3.00pm)
  • Enrolment date: October
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384491
  • Fee for UK/EU applicants:
  • £510 credits (for award/ 20 credits)

Contact details

Further information