Transcript of "Train to teach Undergraduate open day 14 June 2013"
Tim Rose Senior Admissions TutorOpportunities in Education
Why choose teaching?• Genuine opportunity to ‘make a difference’• Challenging and rewarding working life• Every day is different• Good and varied career prospectsBut which Route to QTS?• Undergraduate or postgraduate• Primary, Secondary or cross-phase?• University-based or school-based trainingA Career in Teaching
• Distinctive and exciting courses• A long established provider, 5th largest nationally• Achieved the highest quality ratings (Ofsted)• Retention / employment / achievement rates abovethe sector average• 90% of all trainees rated at least good by the end oftheir training• Strong student satisfaction ratingsWhy choose Brighton?
BA(Hons) Primary Education with QTS- 3-7 or 5-11 yearsBA(Hons) English/Mathematics Education with QTS (7-14 years)- Maths or English specialist routesBA(Hons) Secondary Education (QTS)- Maths, D&T or ChemistryPGCE Primary and many Secondary subjectsSchool-based trainingCourses available
An exciting and innovative three year route with many distinctivefeatures.• Hands-on experience in many different partnership schools.• An advanced specialism and leadership skills in a NationalCurriculum subject.• An advanced level of understanding and critical awareness ofconcepts and theories related to education.• The capacity to respond to the changing educational context.BA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS
Entry Requirements• GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects. TheseMUST include English, Mathematics and Science• Typically ABB at A2 or equivalent (BTEC, IB, CACHE,ACCESS are all welcome)• Recent experience of working with children in a schoolsetting• Professional Skills TestsBA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS
An exciting and innovative three year route with many distinctivefeatures.• Secure knowledge of your specialist subject beyond that which isnecessary for teaching in Key Stage 3 and a sound workingknowledge of the primary core and foundation subjects.• The intellectual and organisational skills to create a stimulatinglearning environment.• An advanced level understanding and critical awareness ofconcepts and theories related to education.• The capacity to respond to the changing educational context.BA(Hons) English or MathematicsEducation with QTS (7-14 years)
Entry requirements (subject to govt. legislation)• GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects.These MUST include English, Mathematics andScience• Typically BBB at A2 or equivalent, including Englishor maths (BTEC, IB, CACHE, ACCESS are allwelcome)• Recent experience of working with children in aschool setting• Passing the Professional Skills TestsBA(Hons) English or MathematicsEducation with QTS (7-14 years)
Both BA(Hons) Primary Education and BA(Hons)Mathematics/English Education (7-14 years) will includean option at the end of year 1 to transfer on to anenhanced 4 year route.– Enhanced subject specialism and leadership skills– Range of partnership schools– Enrichment placement– Optional modules– Special Educational Needs– Masters-level creditsEnhanced 4 Year Routes
An exciting degree where students examine educationin its widest interpretation, drawing on many subjectareas.• Develop an awareness of the aims and values ofeducation and its relationship to society• Develop a critical perspective of educational theory,policy and practice.• Examine policy into practice through placementsBA(Hons) Education
Entry Requirements• Selection includes interview• ABB or equivalent, including access• GCSE (minimum grade C), or equivalent: at leastthree subjects, one to be English (or equivalent)OR Key Skills in communication, numeracy and ITat level 3BA(Hons) Education
Potential graduate employment destinations include;– leisure services and the media– youth and community work– museums, libraries and galleries education services– educational research– overseas development, environmental change andsustainable development– Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).BA(Hons) Education
Inspiring and relevant teaching teamStrong sense of school communityFantastic campus and facilitiesPart of a large university - clubs andsocietiesInfluencing national policyWhy Choose Brighton?