Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

Students are shown how to plan, resource and organise art lessons, and how to monitor, record, evaluate and assess the art practices of students. They explore how young people develop their own forms of exploration, expression and communication. They learn about current educational initiatives and agendas and wider political and conceptual issues related to art and design education and how to design, develop, resource and organise art and design lessons.

Course Modules

The content of the lectures and seminars focus on current issues including: contemporary art and design practices; learner identities; visual and place'based pedagogies; inclusive strategies for learning; political and conceptual issues in art and design; artist teacher identities; assessment and evaluation of art and design; designing and developing opportunities for learning.

Course Additional Entry

An undergraduate or postgraduate degree at least 50 per cent of content should be in the proposed teaching subject; GCSE grade C or above in English language and mathematics; an enhanced disclosure certificate from the Government's Criminal Records Bureau (CRB); an occupational health questionnaire.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PGCE £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PGCE (professional) £11,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees