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Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) will provide you with the core competencies required for the design and delivery of effective teaching programmes in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), while furthering your knowledge across the range of key concepts and issues related to teaching EAP. This course will develop the knowledge and skills required of you as an expert EAP practitioner.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Learning Technologies PGCert

Learning technology is a vibrant and maturing field of learning innovation; anyone with a stake in education should develop an awareness and understanding of these new technologies. They can provide innovative approaches that enhance learner experience and benefit teachers and institutions.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Effective Middle Leadership PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Effective Middle Leadership brings together professional and academic expertise to support middle leaders in developing knowledge, understanding and skills to maximise their effectiveness as school leaders. The course, which is a collaboration between the Association for School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the University of Leicester, offers you unique opportunities to work with practitioners in collaboration with learning professionals from ASCL and researchers from the University's School of Education.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Action Research PGCert

Action Research offers an approach to changing practice as part of a cycle of change. In addition to enacting the Action Research approach you will draw on published work to inform your understanding of the problem and possible solutions.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Archaeology PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Archaeology will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge, whether you wish to study to enhance your career prospects or prepare for doctoral research. You can choose from a wide selection of modules, tailoring the course to meet your needs or specialising in one individual topic.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Primary PGCE

This course is for you if you have an undergraduate degree and you want to train to become a primary school teacher by developing your understanding of pedagogy, whilst gaining experience in a variety of schools. Our Primary PGCE has been running for over 60 years and schools tell us we are developing the kind of teachers they want to employ.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary PGCE School Direct

School Direct was introduced in 2012 and allows schools to directly recruit students onto teacher education courses run in collaboration with universities. To make sure you have a range of placement opportunities, schools work together in Teaching Alliances.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Reliability Embedded Systems PGCert

This is for you if you are a graduate or professional looking for IET accredited CPD in the Embedded Systems field designed to allow you to study while continuing your full time working life. You may be looking to retrain, to update skills, or to enhance existing qualifications.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Primary PGCE School Direct

This course is made up of both campus-based sessions - which will give you a grounding in the principles of good teaching practice - and school-based placements giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience a wide range of classroom situations. These placements will be in contrasting schools to give you a broad range of experience - they could be in city, suburban or rural schools, in the independent or state sector.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary PGCE

All of our PGCE courses are made up of both campus-based sessions - which will give you a grounding in the principles of good teaching practice - and school-based placements, giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience to a wide range of classroom situations. These placements will be in contrasting schools to provide you with a broad range of experience; they could be in city, suburban or rural schools, in the independent or state sector.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time