Hull College Teaching in the Post Compulsory Sector (PCET) Helen Brierley & Laurie Kenny Teacher Education team L Aims and objectives Aim To explore opportunities for teaching in the Post Compulsory Education and Training Sector L Objectives • To explain routes into PCET • To identify entry requirements and application procedures • To recognise the role and skills of a PCET tutor L Question • What do you clean your teeth with, brush your hair with and sit on? • A toothbrush, a hairbrush and a chair • Moral – always use the multimodal approach! L Routes into PCET • Pre-Service Professional Graduate Certificate in Education/Certificate in Education (one year full time) • In- Service Professional Graduate Certificate in Education/Certificate in Education (two years part time) • Edexel BTEC ‘Threshold licence to teach’ PTLLS Award & CTLLS Certificate (12 weeks & 24 weeks) J Types of learners • 14 upwards – no age limit • FE & HE • Vocationally orientated J Why PCET? • Using the individual wipe boards, please write down TWO reasons why you would like to teach in FE J Things you might have written! • • • • • • • • They all want to be there/motivated Holidays Money Sense of achievement Changing Lives Job Satisfaction Start late & finish early Want to make a difference J Methods • • • • • • • Learner centred Loads of resources Group work Research Reflection Use of ICT Development of numeracy, literacy & ICT J Teaching Practice • Pre-Service – placement in PCET • In-Service – employment in PCET • PTLLS – Micro lesson • CTLLS – employment or voluntary teaching J Skills • In pairs list the skills and personal qualities of a PCET teacher. L Brand new teachers • • • • • Support mechanism Staff development (PTLLS) Mentors Support from Colleagues Induction L What sort of person teaches in FE? • Qualified • Vocational experience (dependent on subject specialism) L What do you do on our courses? • • • • • • • • • Planning and preparation Assessment techniques Theories to link in with practice Teaching Techniques Resources, record keeping, functional skills Health & Safety & Legislation Equality, diversity and inclusivity Influences on education Teaching practice (micros and placements) L How to apply • Pre-service – application pack (closing date 31 March 2012) • In-Service – apply once employed in PCET • PTLLS – Application form – courses start January, April & September – evening & daytime. • The PTLLS & CTLLS could be completed alongside your current studies J Further Queries/Information • Pre-service PGCE • Helen Brierley (Course Leader) - (01482) 598785 • PTLLS • Janet Selby (Course Leader) - same number Objectives • To explain routes into PCET • To identify entry requirements and application procedures • To recognise the role and skills of a PCET tutor J Questions?