Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Secondary)

What can we offer?

Training in:

  • Lesson preparation
  • Teaching styles
  • Class management


  • During college-based weeks
  • During school experience

The trainee teacher will be supported in university by a subject tutor; in school, support will be provided by a senior mentor and a subject mentor. In addition, the university tutor will visit the trainee teacher periodically when on teaching practice to provide further support and guidance and to discuss performance and progress.

An introduction to :

  • Syllabuses and schemes of work

An understanding of current developments:

  • The National Curriculum
  • Information and communications technology
  • Whole-school issues

An insight into:

  • Educational theory