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Education: PGCert in Advanced Educational Practice

Oxford Brookes University

Masters Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

Humanities and Social Sciences School of Education The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice is designed to support school improvement initiatives through the professional development of practising teachers. It is part of the Postgraduate Professional Development Framework provided by the Westminster Institute of Education and comprises three modules of study. The framework forms one of the most flexible set of courses and routes for teachers to take award-bearing professional development courses in the country. Schools, groups of schools, local authorities and other educational organisations can commission Oxford Brookes University to develop and run 'bespoke' programmes provided at local centres as well as at our campus in Oxford. Teacher participants successfully completing one of the three-module courses receive a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice ? or 60 credits towards a postgraduate degree at master's level. Course content You will complete three modules, each worth 20 M-level credits. Each named pathway comprises a set of modules from which each student group will select three modules. A range of named awards are available. These include: Advanced Early Years Advanced Pedagogy for Mathematics Teachers Advanced Pedagogy for Modern Foreign Language Teachers Advanced Pedagogy for Music Teachers Advanced Pedagogy for PE Teachers Advanced Pedagogy in Drama Teaching Artist Teacher Scheme Coaching and Mentoring in Schools Consultancy Skills Creative Practice, Arts and Culture Early Career Leadership Early Professional Development E-Pedagogy Enterprise Education Gifted and Talented Education Leadership and Management Leading Professional Learning Literacy Difficulties Managing the Primary Curriculum Mentoring New Teachers Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice (generic award). School Improvement and Development Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) Special Educational Needs (SEN) Supporting Leadership Pathways Thinking, Learning and the Curriculum In addition to the certificates there are a number of 20 credit modules at M Level which can be taken as substitutes for modules listed in the certificates above, these include: Developing E-learning Independent Learning Lead Teachers in Gifted and Talented Education Leading School Improvement and Curriculum Review Understanding and Developing Assessment for Learning Teaching and Learning for AbleGifted Pupils For all the awards, the courses aim to develop students?: knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in order to carry out research in educational institutions and services capacity to evaluate perspectives, policies and practice at individual, institutional, local, national and international levels critical awareness of educational policies and debates in a comparative context, including their impact on policy and practice in particular institutions and organisations ability to contribute to contemporary educational debate and research critical and independent thought as a basis for enhanced professional practice capacity to act as effective professionals, including acting as a consultant to colleagues in particular areas of the curriculum, teaching and management capacity to communicate and collaborate effectively with learners, colleagues, clients and the community. We offer a range of courses to help you meet the academic and English language entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses. Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course Take our University English course to help you to meet the English language requirements of your master's course For more information about these courses please visit http:www.brookes.ac.ukinternationalpathway

Humanities and Social Sciences School of Education The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice is designed to support school improvement initiatives through the professional development of practising teachers. It is part of the Postgraduate Professional Development Framework provided by the Westminster Institute of Education and comprises three modules of study. The framework...

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