University of East London

Course Introduction

This programme is designed to support trainees in developing the skills, values, knowledge and understanding required to meet the teachers' standards; the programme do this in the context of east london schools where it is paramount that teachers have the ability to support learning in a multicultural, multilingual urban environment; the programme equip trainees with additional expertise in developing inclusive practice in mainstream settings and with the confidence and competence to take on a leadership role in this field in the future; in order to fulfil these aims students will: develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of what it means to be a professional in school; engage in practical and theoretical enquiry as a key element in their development as a teacher; reflect on and take responsibility for their own professional development; have the necessary experiences to meet the Teachers' Standards; acquire the skills, knowledge and understanding to develop additional expertise in developing inclusive practice in mainstream settings; be able to respond proactively and positively to change and thus enabled to make informed contributions to education; develop their ability to read and write critically at master's level; much of their time are spent in schools, observing learning and teaching, exploring the interface between theory and practice and working with pupils in a range of classroom settings; students are an active participant in a diverse community of students; inclusion, personalisation, and pupil voice are some of the key themes and values underpinning the programme.

Course Modules

Learning and teaching across the curriculum; school based learning and every child matters; developing understanding and skills in English and mathematics; managing professional change and development; critical incidents in teaching.

Course Additional Entry

Application is through the Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR); you will need to demonstrate through the GTTR form and at interview that you: can read effectively and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in English; have the intellectual and academic capabilities needed to meet the Teachers' Standards; have achieved a standard equivalent to Grade C in the GCSE examinations in English, science and mathematics; hold an Honours degree, 2.2 or above, from a United Kingdom Higher Education Institution or an equivalent qualification.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PGCE £11,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PGCE £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees