This BA (Hons) Education course PCET specialism has been designed and developed as a final ‘top-up’ year progression route for work-based students who have completed a recognised Diploma in Education and Training (DET) /Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) in FE. The BA Education (PCET specialism) is also open for experienced armed forces trainers.
If you are working or volunteering in an educational setting and are engaged in work with young people or adults, then this course could be for you.
The course focuses on you as a learning practitioner, providing an opportunity to build on knowledge and experience of working in education through study at higher education level. You’ll develop your skills as a reflective practitioner, making connections between your professional practice and academic study. It’s designed to be flexible to your personalised needs, interests and experience and builds on current and previous practice within your workplace setting.
It will deepen your professional understanding and subject knowledge and build your self-confidence and belief in yourself as a professional learning practitioner.
The course requires online attendance for teaching sessions, seminars and tutorials and is designed to fit around your work (paid or voluntary) within an educational setting.
Teaching sessions are delivered online for three hours per week over the course of 4 semesters.
Key features of the course:
Study modules with a specific focus on post-compulsory education and training. Work collaboratively with trainers from a wide variety of backgrounds such as FE college lecturers, learning support assistants, armed forces trainers, third sector trainers and education administrators.
A focus on you as a learning practitioner, helping you to build self-confidence, self-knowledge and self-belief, and an understanding of your own skills, attributes and abilities.
A flexible approach to learning using online teaching sessions for convenience.
- Oportunities to choose the context for your module assessments which are linked to your own practice within your own setting.
These courses are distanced learning courses and are therefore, delivered fully online.
For candidates from the armed forces please follow this link HM Forces - Staffordshire University (staffs.ac.uk)