Initial Teacher Education
Primary Education – PGCE / PGCert Ed
The Oxford Brookes PGCE Primary Programme is renowned nationally for a high standard of teaching and has been rated as outstanding (Grade 1) by Ofsted. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and our student body is made up of both those who are newly graduated and those seeking a change in career. PGCE secondary.
Secondary Education – PGCE / PGCert Ed
The PGCE in secondary education is a highly practical initial teacher training programme for graduates, two-thirds of which is spent in school classrooms. This programme was recently recognised by Ofsted as good (Grade 2). Training as a secondary school teacher at the Westminster Institute will appeal to those who enjoy working with young people, who like working both independently and as part of a team, and who welcome opportunities to be creative and to experience variety and challenge.
Post-compulsory Education – PGCE / PGCert Ed
This course is for individuals who want to teach or who are already teaching in Post Compulsory Education. This programme is studied over two years in the part-time mode and one year pre-service in the full-time mode and leads to a PGCE / Pg Cert Ed. Our PGCE course incorporates the DTLLS course (Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) and enables you to achieve QTLS – Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills via the Institute for Learning (IFL).
Primary Teacher Education (campus based) – BA (Hons)
This three year course is designed for individuals who want to teach at primary school level and has recently been rated as Outstanding (Grade 1) by Ofsted. The course will allow you to develop expertise in how children learn, gain understanding of the full range of subjects within the primary curriculum, and develop the key skills you will need to be an effective classroom teacher and to set you on the road to becoming a future professional leader.
Primary Teacher Education (work based) – BA (Hons)
This four year course is for teaching assistants (TAs) who want to become primary school teachers. You will attend the university one day a week including occasional Saturdays. On a weekly basis we recommend that you work for three days in school and leave a day for study.