PGCE 14-19

Do you want to qualify to teach in both the secondary and further education sector? Is your subject specialism taught in later school or college years? Teaching in the 14-19 age range offers a fantastic opportunity to work with creative, vibrant and dynamic young people with a focus on your subject area or vocational discipline.

You will be part of the cutting edge of the government’s drive to personalise learning and provide young people with options for study that suits their needs and prepare them for lifelong learning.

If you hold a good honour's degree (2:2 or above), this may be the course for you. Typical degrees include Business Studies, Economics, Health and Social Care, Leisure and Tourism, Psychology, Sociology, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Health Promotion, Finance, Accounting and Finance, Vocational Studies, Childhood and many others.  You may also hold a vocational degree such nursing or environmental health. Contact us for more advice.

You will train in a variety of educational settings including secondary schools, further education colleges and the independent sector. It will develop you to be able to:

  • Learn to teach your subject across the 14-19+ age range and key stages, and understand how it fits within the wider curriculum offer for this age range including the diplomas and Access courses.
  • Develop teaching skills in a second subject in this age range and help young people to develop their functional learning skills.
  • Develop a wide range of strategies for supporting young people’s learning and working with others to maximise their potential.
  • Develop an imaginative approach to teaching that brings out the creative potential of you and your students.
  • Understand the wider importance of education in society and the key role that education 14-19 plays within this.

You will study a great range of specialist subject options. There are three specialist subject pathways for the PGCE 14-19 available which are:

You will experience the benefits of e-learning throughout the course and in your own teaching practice.


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