With lectures and placement all on one site, the PGCE 14+ at Aquinas college really is a unique opportunity to learn and to transfer teaching theory directly into the classroom. Trainees at Aquinas are supported by experienced and highly skilled course tutors and subject mentors, all of whom are totally committed to and passionate about teacher education. Now recruiting for September 2018.
In 2017 75% of trainees at Aquinas left with a DISTINCTION for practice. In 2017 100% of trainees at Aquinas successfully completed their training and went on to secure a teaching post or other positive destination.
PGCE 14+ is a teacher education course for graduates who wish to teach in the FE and Skills sector of education; for example, in adult and community education, further education, sixth form colleges, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning.
Duration: 1 year
Awarding body: University of Bolton
You will be expected to be at Aquinas for 4 days each week. You will have 8 hours a week of lectures plus tutorial time. The rest of the time you will be in subject departments being supported by experienced subject mentors. By the end of the course you will have to evidence at least 100 hours teaching alongside submitting academic assignments.