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Primary Education (PGDE)

Orkney College UHI

Venues

Kirkwall

Content

This course will prepare you for life as a primary teacher, with the skills and knowledge, to influence the lives of children you teach.

The PGDE consists of 18 weeks study at the university, plus 19 weeks in professional practice in schools. The placements in schools are arranged nationally and you will be placed in schools within travelling distance of your home or term-time address. You will be able to choose from two pathways, English and Gaelic.

Taught modules:

The critical and enquiring professional; Children and their curriculum; Children and their learning; Professional practice.

Plus professional practice in schools in Argyll and Bute, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Highland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree, Honours preferred. Higher English at C or above (or equivalent) and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 (or equivalent). Those applying for Gaelic pathway must be fluent in Gaelic.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

X100

Course Length

1 year

Department

Education and Childcare

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other