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34 training courses found

Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become an effective primary school teacher. Workshops, outdoor learning experiences, and innovative learning and teaching approaches make this a vibrant learning experience.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PGCert

This programme offers training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for mental health professionals who wish to use CBT in their practice. CBT approaches and interventions are recognised as a major contributor to psychological treatment.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time
Child Protection PGCert

This course is aimed at practitioners working in health, police, social work, education and voluntary sector settings. Protecting our children is at the very heart of society and the individuals and teams who carry out these rewarding and challenging roles make a vital contribution to the safety and well-being of present and future generations.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Primary PGDE (Scotland)

The one-year PGDE (Primary) programme utilises our state-of-theart ICT labs and dedicated teaching rooms. We use our virtual learning environment and Glow, the education network, for delivery and assessment.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Broadcast Journalism PGDip

This programme equips students with the necessary skills, knowledge, understanding and other attributes expected of professional broadcast journalists at the start of their careers. It is also designed to encourage students to engage critically with, and make informed judgments on, current professional practices and ethical issues.

  • Duration of training: 32 weeks
  • Study mode: Full time
Primary Physical Education PGCert

This course has been designed to help registered primary school teachers extend their knowledge, understanding and teaching skills to deliver high-quality physical education in a primary school setting. This programme aims to: support you to think critically about your knowledge, understanding and teaching skills to enhance the delivery of quality physical education; help you support the ongoing development of physical education within your primary school, local cluster or education authority; enhance participants’ abilities to critically reflect in an informed way on their own practice in primary physical education.

  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Part time
Secondary Education (Physical Education) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary Education (Art) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Coaching and Mentoring PGCert

This programme is offered online and suitable for a diverse range of participants from across various sector organisations (public, private and voluntary) who may have responsibility for training and development and/or supporting peers and colleagues as part of their own organisational development policies. Additionally it provides an opportunity for sustained engagement with the subject; to embark on a learning journey in a supportive and non-threatening environment within which you will explore the body of theoretical knowledge required and issues of practical implementation and management of coaching and mentoring in workplace contexts.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Online
Primary PGDE (Scotland)

The one-year PGDE (Primary) programme utilises our state-of-theart ICT labs and dedicated teaching rooms. We use our virtual learning environment and Glow, the education network, for delivery and assessment.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Mental Health and Education MSc

This programme focuses on the nature of mental health in learning, teaching and training/mentoring environments. The programme will also explore how this might impact on learners, leaders of learning, mentors and other disciplinary groups such as psychologists, health professionals, managers and social workers.

  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Project Management PGCert

This programme prepares you for a project management career in a range of areas. In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Secondary Education (English) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Project Management PGDip

This programme prepares you for a project management career in a range of areas. In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Secondary Education (Biology) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Secondary Education (Modern Language) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Exercise and Health Science PGDip

This programme examines the effectiveness of exercise health interventions and investigates the use of exercise as a tool to assess future health risks. It will equip you with the high-level skills required to implement and interpret exercise based data.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health) PgDip

This course is designed to enhance the education and training of First Level Nurses wishing to gain a Specialist Practitioner qualification. The course will enable First Level Nurses to obtain both an academic qualification and a professional qualification in Occupational Health and be entered on to the 3rd part of the NMC register.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Artist Teacher PGCert

This course provides teachers and others working within the sector the opportunity to refresh their own visual arts practice against the 'real world' contexts of contemporary art and culture. It enables participants to critically examine and evaluate models of art educational practice and pedagogy in historical and contemporary contexts including Curriculum for Excellence.

  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Online
Secondary Education (Mathematics) PGDE (Scotland)

This programme is carried out in partnership with schools in which you will spend 18 weeks on placement. University-based study focuses on curriculum, methods of teaching and learning, and assessment, alongside theoretical and practical aspects of professional studies in education.

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