Can you do PGCE distance learning?

Can you do PGCE distance learning?

Online PGCE courses are an excellent way to change direction and become a teacher if you cannot make a commitment to a campus-based course.

How do I get a PGCE in Wales?

PGCE courses are available through ITE partnerships across Wales. You can apply directly to the ITE Partnerships or through the UCAS website.

Can you do a PGCE with any degree?

The PGCE is a mix of university study and teaching practice. The course takes a year, or two years part time. It’s not designed to teach you subject knowledge – you have to have an undergraduate degree that’s relevant to the subject you want to teach. If you don’t, you can do a conversion course.

Is PGCE internationally Recognised?

In addition to the increased confidence the academic training gives you, the PGCE is also an internationally recognised qualification. Many courses that include a PGCE also carry Master’s-level credits.

Can I teach in Wales with a PGCE from England?

Teachers who qualified in England If you completed your ITE in England you’ll be awarded QTS by the Teaching Regulation Agency, England’s competent authority and regulator of the teaching profession. This is recognised in Wales but you will need to register with the EWC to work in maintained schools in Wales.

Can you teach in England with a Welsh PGCE?

Teachers who trained in Wales If you completed your initial teacher training in Wales, you’ll be awarded QTS by the Education Workforce Council ( EWC ). This is recognised in England and the information is held on teacher records.

Is PGCE difficult?

The PGCE is not an easy year. This is not so hard for mature students who have worked in industry or elsewhere, but it’s not so easy for recently qualified graduates coming straight from university to the PGCE. If you’re unsure, talk to your older peers and tutors, and your mentor, and get them to guide you.

Can I do a PGCE part time?

Usually taking one academic year to complete full time, and two years part time, securing a place on certain PGCE courses can be incredibly competitive. You only need a training course to offer Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to teach as a qualified teacher in England.

How long is a PGCE valid for?

5 years
However, there is a strict time limit – 5 years from the start date of their first supply contract, by calendar months, regardless of any time during this period when the teacher is not doing supply.

Is PGCE equivalent to Masters?

The PGCE is not a postgraduate degree, it is instead an advanced but non-degree qualification (as it is directly related to a career, it is considered vocational). According to Education International, equivalency assessments place the PGCE as equivalent to a Masters Level degree in the United States and Canada.

What is the PGCE course?

The course aims to prepare student teachers to be highly-skilled, confident, critically reflective and innovative practitioners who are committed to life-long professional learning and the education of young people. The Primary PGCE is also available to study through the medium of Welsh, TAR Cynradd.

Can a PGCE student stay and study in Wales?

Welsh domiciled PGCE students who choose to stay and study in Wales are also eligible to receive support from the Welsh Government in terms of the Tuition Fee Grant. For further information about the grant and to access the relevant PN1 form please visit: When does the PGCE start and finish?

How much does it cost to study PGCE online?

The University of Sunderland course is also aimed at students all over the world and the tuition fees are £7,455 for all students. At the Cornerstone Institute in South Africa, the online PGCE costs R375.00 per module credit for all students, international students may have to pay an addition student fee depending on which country they are from.

What qualifications do you need to study PGCE in the UK?

Most PGCE courses require the student to have at least an undergraduate (bachelors) degree of at least 2.2 grade (or equivalent) from a UK university. This table shows the entry requirements for studying an online PGCE program at a selection of universities in the UK and South Africa.