Home economics in secondary schools encompasses: health & nutrition; practical food techniques; consumer studies; textile technology.
At Strathclyde, the experienced home economics tutors have wide knowledge in all contexts of Home economics and have established a sound reputation amongst the teaching profession for their pro-active approach to teacher education.
You'll spend 18 weeks of the course on placement in a school within Scotland. You'll be continually assessed while there to show you meet the requirements for the Standards for Provisional Registration.
You must have a degree containing 80 SCQF credit points from at least two of: consumer studies; food studies; food or textile technology; nutrition. A further 40 credits are needed in any home economics area relevant to the home economics curriculum in Scottish schools. 40 of the credit points must have been studied at SCQF Level 8 or above. You must also have Higher English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
As well as academic qualifications, you will need to demonstrate that you have experience of working with children in a secondary school setting or related context and an understanding of modern secondary education.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
7X88 (Gaelic Medium 7X89)
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences