It is offered to those currently in teaching as a part-time (two year) course. You should be in paid employment as a trainer or teacher, and you will be required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of relevant current group teaching or over two years of the course.
The course combines lectures, seminars and work experience to provide you with a conceptual and practical understanding of how to influence the quality of teaching, learning and assessment across multiple contexts in the post-16 sector. You will learn alongside other teaching professionals and acquire adult learning theory which will be applied to your own practice.
You will be able to train to teach in any subject area, including Mathematics, English or SEN.
Bursaries are available for eligible applicants for the following subjects on a first come, first served basis:
Mathematics - £26,000 available per person
Science (including Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics) - £26,000 available per person
Engineering (and/or manufacturing) - £26,000 available per person
Computing - £26,000 available per person
SEN - £15,000 available per person
English - £12,000 available per person
For more information regarding the bursaries please click here.
This course is validated by The Open University