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Supporting teachers to deliver GSCE English

Level 5 15 credits

The Level 5 'Supporting Teachers to Deliver GCSE English' CPD programme is aimed at existing teachers who currently teach GCSE English and would benefit from training and development to support those re-sitting the subject, especially those aged 16-19. It would benefit:
• New GCSE teachers such as Functional Skills teachers/ vocational teachers who are teaching/ have taught English at level 2.
• Vocational teachers who have been supporting English developments, and are preparing to teach GCSE English
• Teachers who have undertaken the English Enhancement Programme

This programme also supports progression on to the 45 credit Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy.

Are you seeking CPD opportunities for staff within your organisation? Get in touch to discuss your training needs.

Starts Please contact us to register your interest in this course.
Qualification 15 credits NQF Level 5
Entry requirements

Tutors must hold a English qualification at GCSE grade A*-C or higher (please note: functional English is not sufficient)

• Hold a generic teaching qualification e.g. DET/ DTLLS/ CET/ CTLLS/ Cert Ed / PGCE


30 hours

Flexible delivery models available – either 5 full days or 10 half days.

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Cost £450

During the course, you will:
• analyse factors that might have disengaged GCSE learners and apply strategies for motivating and inspiring them
• develop active personalized learning approaches
• apply a range of assessment for learning strategies and adapt teaching to meet the needs of individual learners
• deepen their understanding of GCSE content, self-evaluate and plan to develop their personal subject knowledge as necessary
• critically reflect on their practice and identify ways to improve practice


Assessment of knowledge and competence is gathered by completion of a summative 2,500 word assignment,
Seminar presentation and Personal Development Plan


30 hours contact which is delivered over 5 full days or 10 half days. An online forum has been set-up for participants to discuss issues raised by the course, and share links to other learning materials.