Secondary Geography PGCE

Staffordshire University

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Help the next generation learn about the world and environment with our Geography PGCE. Here at Staffordshire University, we’ll help you reflect on your teaching and build your expertise. Through placements, you’ll become confident carrying out lessons in secondary schools.Schools in the UK need geography teachers that are keen to share their expertise about different places, landscapes and processes.We’ve designed this course to help you understand how to support KS3, KS4, and KS5 students. ... READ MORE

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9 months

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For this course, you need a degree in Geography or a related subject and a GCSE grade C/4 or above in both English Language and Mathematics, we also expect you to be confident in technology. After you apply, we’ll arrange a selection interview. During the interview process we will assess your subject knowledge and personal qualities, such as communication skills, resilience for teaching, and how easy you’ll find it to relate to secondary age students. If you accept a formal offer, you’ll need to meet the Department for Education’s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and you’ll need clearance to work with children (Enhanced DBS).

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Latest Geography reviews

03 Dec 19

Having a great time at Staffs Uni. Enjoying the course love geography. Can't wait to go on fieldwork next year. Have...

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Staffordshire University
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Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University has decades of experience providing first-rate postgraduate education across a broad range of disciplines. The award-winning institution offers courses designed in collaboration with learning industry experts in a bid to provide solutions to the challenges of tomorrow. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. With a history dating back to the early part of the 20th century, Staffordshire University gained its university status in 1992 as one of the “new universities”. It is rated Gold for Teaching Excellence in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Where you'll study

Staffordshire University

College Road Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Stoke-on-Trent  0.1 miles away

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