Postgraduate Teacher Training - University of Central Lancashire

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Postgraduate Teacher
Training
Postgraduate Teacher Training
• What is it?
• Qualifications
• Routes into Teaching
• Making a strong application –
Personal Statement
• The Interview
• Life as a Teacher
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
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Early Years 3 – 7
Primary 7– 11
Secondary 11 – 16
Post Compulsory 16+
Future Teachers GTP
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
• GCSE Maths, English – Grade C or
above
• Primary & Early Years require
Science GCSE Grade C
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER
TRAINING
• Hons Degree 2:2 or above – dependant on
provider
• Secondary & Post Compulsory - 50% subject
content
( ICT, MFL and Music)
• Primary & Early Years – any degree subject
• Basic ICT knowledge
• Classroom experience – min 10 days
• Competitive programmes often require more
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER
TRAINING
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Most popular route/choice
Focus on developing teaching
1 year FT, 2 years PT or Flexible options
Cost – To be confirmed for 2012
Bursaries available in certain subjects
GTTR – 2 choices only
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
• Fees to be confirmed by TDA for 2012
• £3,375 for 2011
• Bursaries available in:
- Physics, Chemistry, Maths = £9.000
- Combined Science, Biology, MFL = £6,000
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Future Teachers (GTP)
• Train to teach Mathematics, Chemistry or
Physics
• One-year, full-time programme where all study
takes place in school
• A training salary of £15,841 (pro-rata)
• Leads to a Postgraduate Certificate in
Education (PGCE)
• 2:1 Degree Requirement
• Greater focus on leadership
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Additional Funding
Scholarships
• Entrance Scholarship - £1,000 –
achievement, determination & commitment
• Jesse Jackson Scholarship £1,000 –
Outstanding contributions to promoting
equality, improving access, overcoming
personal circumstances
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Making a Strong Application
No set closing dates (excluding Primary – 1st
December)
• Clever decision making
• Basic Information
• Referees
• Personal Statement – The Nemesis
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
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Personality
Career aspirations
Love of subject
School Experience
Personal Qualities
Key Skills
• SPELLING & GRAMMAR!!!!
STGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Set yourself apart….
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Subject Knowledge Enhancement
Courses:
(Maths, Science & D&T)
More School Experience
Current Affairs
Voluntary Work (Youth Clubs)
Transitionary Age Phases
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Life as a Teacher
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Varied - no two weeks the same
21 – 25 hours classroom work – age
dependant
Additional duties – Registration, break times,
assembly
Pastoral Care
10% weekly allocated to planning
Inspections e.g. OfStead
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Inspiring , Motivational , Job Satisfaction
Career Progression & Developmental Opportunities
e.g. Head of Subject, Department, Faculty
Incremental Salary
Additional Teaching & Learning (TLR)
responsibilities
e.g. Pastoral care, Culture/Diversity
awareness
Teachers pension - 2nd largest in public sector
Holidays
Housing and Home share schemes
Strong Union Support
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Unqualified Teachers – Min £15,817 – Max £25,016
Qualified Teachers – Min £21,588 – Max £31,552
Advanced Skills Teachers – Min £37,461 – Max
£56,950
Head Teachers – Min £42,379 – Max £105,097
POSTGRADUATE TEACHER TRAINING
Useful Contacts
Graduate Teacher Training Registry
gttr.ac.uk
• Teaching Development Agency
tda.gov.uk
• DirectGov – directgov.uk
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• Rachael Farley – Postgraduate Officer
• Edge Hill University
• [email protected]
• 01695 657142
Edge Hill University
• Student population of over 24,000
students. This includes over
8,000 full time undergraduate students
• The university offers over 200
undergraduate courses,
across three Faculties;
Arts and Sciences
Health
Education
Key Facts
• Top in the North West for Overall Student
Satisfaction
National Student Survey 2010. Applies to all public universities
• Top two in England for student
Personal Development
National Student Survey 2010. Applies to all full public universities
• Top two in England for Graduate
Employment
Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2009, all graduates, full and
part time, first and foundation degrees. Applies to full universities
Campus
• £130 million invested on campus
developments in the last decade, across
teaching facilities, resources,
accommodation and social spaces
• New £14m Student Hub opening in 2011
• University club, including bar and nightclub
• 25 acre sports complex
• Rose Theatre and Studio Theatre
Edge Hill University - Campus
A single site, award winning 160 acre campus
campus
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
• Business
• English, History and Film Studies
• Law & Criminology
• Media
• Natural, Geographical and
Applied Sciences
• Performing Arts
• Social & Psychological Sciences
• Sport & Physical Activity
Faculty of Health
• Nursing
• Midwifery
• Paramedic Practice
• Operating Department Practice
• Health and Social Wellbeing
• Health and Performance
• Nutrition and Health
Faculty of Education
• Early Years Education with QTS
• Early Years Professional Practice and
Leadership
• Primary Education with QTS
• Key Stage 2/3 Education with QTS
• Secondary Education with QTS
• Teaching Learning and
Mentoring Practice
• Children and Young People’s
Learning and Development
Student Support
• Careers Centre
• Accommodation Support and Advice
• Finance and Budgeting Support and Advice
• Disability and Dyslexic Support
• Health and Wellbeing Centre
• Student Information Desk
Accommodation
• Over 1,000 study bedrooms on campus
• Mixture of en suite / shared facilities
• Mixture of catered / self catered
• All accommodation is inclusive of utility
bills and wireless internet
• Student Assistants live on campus, as well
as Hall Managers and 24 hour security
The £13m
Student Hub
Housing a
number of Edge
Hill's student
services, retail
and dining areas
in one place, the
new development
will be a central
point for students
Students will enjoy the brand new
£13m ‘Student Hub' at Edge Hill
University currently being built and
will be unveiled in September 2011
‘innovative’ and ‘sustainable’
The Hub is a one-stop shop for all
student needs to benefit students,
staff and the local community
‘Sporting Edge’
£4m complex including:
 Athletics track
 Modern fitness suite
 Swimming pool
 Squash, netball and tennis courts
 Floodlit Astroturf pitches
 Four-court sports hall
 Rugby league & union pitches
 Football pitches
Edge Hill Student Union
The students’ union is run by students for
students
• Gives students a voice
• Promotes positive change by lobbying the
university and local, regional and national
bodies to
• Ensure you have the best possible student
experience
• Improve both your educational and social
experience
• Provide a wide-range of activities
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sports and societies
academic advice & guidance
Events
student representation
Welfare
campaigns
Outdoor Club
Snow Sports
Unite Christian Union
LGBT
Anime
Cheerleading
Circus
Darts
LGBT
Outdoor
Paintballing
Philosotea
Rounders
Set up a society of your own
The Region
Southport
Blackpool
Lake
District
Chester
Manchester
Liverpool
Your Next Steps
Next Steps…
• Start your research into courses, and
institutions early!
• Search online through UCAS.com
• Browse individual university websites
• Research National Student Survey and
other league tables / guides
• Attend UCAS Fair
• Visit university Open Days
Further Information
www.edgehill.ac.uk
University websites
Prospectuses
Open Days
HE Fairs
National Student Survey
www.ucas.com
www.prospects.ac.uk
www.unistats.com
www.whatuni.com
Our next Open Day is;
Saturday 8th October
Book online at
www.edgehill.ac.uk/opendays
When you come on campus
o Have a look around
o Ask the students about:
o Living on campus
o The local area
o What they do with their time
o What other activities they do
o Ask questions whilst you
have the opportunity
Thank you for
listening
Any Questions?

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