Secondary PGCE
Duration: PGCE with QTS: 10 months full time

Secondary PGCE at ECLS

This course provides you with a generic understanding of the issues relevant to teaching at Key Stages 3 and 4, and post 16.

You may also be interested in exploring the new School Direct route into becoming a teacher. Newcastle University is engaged with a range of high quality local schools in order to provide a PGCE that combines academic study at Masters level with rigorous school based training.

It also equips you with a well developed sense of your specialist subject and how it can be taught in an engaging and dynamic way. Choose from:

The course enables you to make critical sense of educational research, current practice and government policy, and achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). It also allows you to gain 60 credits towards the M.Ed in Practitioner Enquiry

Trainees can benefit from a dedicated Resource Centre which houses more than 13,000 items. it provides a comprehensive range of textbooks, workbooks and teachers' notes for all subjects

Applicants will need to undergo a CRB disclosure

Find out more about:

If you are from a Black or Minority Ethnic background and are thinking of training to become a teacher, but would like advice about the different courses available, the required qualifications, or about how to apply, then you can contact the MERIT project:
Sheba Joseph (MERIT advisor), http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/merit/

If you have any further enquiries, please contact PGCE Admissions on:

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6581
Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 6546
E-Mail: PGCE-education@ncl.ac.uk