Presentation on theme: "Nationally, there has been an under recruitment of Modern Language teacher trainees over the last few of years. England is short of teachers that can inspire."— Presentation transcript:
Nationally, there has been an under recruitment of Modern Language teacher trainees over the last few of years. England is short of teachers that can inspire young people to develop their knowledge of different languages and cultures.
Anna Lise Gordon – Subject Leader for Modern Languages PGCE - Clive Woolger – Secondary PGCE Admissions Tutor -
Why Teaching ? Routes into Teaching ? Why PGCE ? Personal Statements
Energising Environment Employability, Job Security and Career Structure Making a difference Team and Autonomy Continued Learning No better feeling ?
Numbers Game UCAS – Do your Homework (DfE)
At St. Mary’s, we offer our own a Post Graduate Certificate of Education route. St. Mary’s is also closely linked with a number of schools that offer the ‘School Direct’ route.
Achieve QTS and a PGCE Become a Reflective Practitioner Teach Anywhere Balance Expertise Peer Support
One system - UCAS Check available courses Check course entry requirements Apply 1 and Apply 2 Line up your referees Prepare your statement
Primary PGCESecondary PGCE Degree or above GCSEs with ‘C’ grade or above ◦ English Language ◦ Mathematics ◦ Science 10 days observation within the previous 2 years Skills Tests Degree or above GCSEs with ‘C’ grade or above ◦ English Language ◦ Mathematics Skills Tests Phys Ed – 2.1 or above GCSE Science or PE
Health check Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Difficult Hurdle - harsh Busy Person Your challenge – 47 lines or 4000 characters UCAS advice - all-works/teacher-training/filling-in-your- application/personal-statementhttp://www.ucas.com/how-it- all-works/teacher-training/filling-in-your- application/personal-statement
No more than 2 errors At least 10 days in schools observing Positive references Sound reasoning for becoming a teacher
Wednesday 26 th November - Open Morning (9.30am) - Open Evening (6.30pm) Monday 15 th December - Open Evening (6.30PM) Tuesday 16 th December - Open Morning (9.30am)
St Mary’s has been graded ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in both the primary and secondary phases of Education.
Qualification check Overview of course Writing task Group discussions Presentation Interview
Tuition Fee loan Maintenance Loan - fulltime only Maintenance Grant - fulltime only Bursaries Student Finance England https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/loans-and-grants https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/loans-and-grants
Under going transition Sun 30 Nov Pearson VUE Mon 1 st Dec – Learn Direct sional sional
Your degree Mathematics and English Audit - SKE Teaching Young People Conditions
Phase and Subject Subject knowledge Qualities of a good teacher - google School observation and reflection Work experience - Transferable skills UCAS website Are you are suited to the teaching profession? Are you are suited to the teaching profession?
Primary PGCESecondary PGCE Katrina Hall – Registry Patricia Lee – Admission Administrator Judith Cullen – Tutor Katrina Hall – Registry Helen Harrison– Admission Administrator Clive Woolger – Tutor