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.
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|Qualification||15 credits NQF Level 5|
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
Flexible delivery models available – either 5 full days or 10 half days.
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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.