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Course information

Structure of the course

  • 42 hours of attendance (7 days for Module One) plus Induction Day
  • Dates for attendance – Wednesdays (see right hand column)
  • Average 6-9 hours of flexible study per week + 3 hours additional reading
  • Credit value: Diploma in Teaching (DIT) 45 credits at HE level 2; Diploma in education and Training (DET) (English literacy) 120 credits at HE level 2
  • 3 written assignments totalling 7500 words (DIT);
    5 written assignments totalling 11000 words (DET)
  • 2000 word reflective practice/teaching portfolio
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Final completion date for handing in work for year one: 12/04/13
  • Four one hour observations in Module One (by course tutor - one may be done by a mentor in the workplace); four one hour observations in Module Two for DET course
  • At least 50 hours of adult literacy teaching to be undertaken during the course (of which three quarters must be done with groups larger than 4)
  • Regular email and telephone tutorials available

For further information about any of these aspects, click on the links or contact the course tutors.

Dates: Literacy (Westwood Campus, University of Warwick)
Wednesdays
Date/Room No

04/09/13 /
25/09/13 (DET only)/
09/10/13 /
06/11/13 /
04/12/13 /
08/01/14 /
05/02/14 /
05/03/14 /
07/05/14 /

Rooms may be subject to change

Course Induction: 
4 September 2013

Course start: 
DET - 25 September 2013
DIT - 9 October 2013

Course end: 
7 May 2014

Portfolio deadline: 

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