ABOUT PGCEi

ABOUT PGCEi

The PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is aimed at professional teachers and practitioners working in countries other than the UK. The PGCE (International) focuses on improving individual teaching practice through research and critical reflection. Compare teaching approaches from dierent countries and evolve a global approach to teaching and education. As per the current regulations governing the education industry, teachers in the UAE are highly recommended to hold a PGCEi (level 7) qualification in order to further their career. The programme can be studied by teachers and education practitioners from all backgrounds, regardless of the subject and the curricu- turn they teach in.

ABOUT LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY

Founded as a small mechanics institution (Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts) In 1823, the institution grew over the centuries by converging and amalgamating with dierent colleges, including the F.L.Calder School of Domestic Science, the City of Liverpool C.F.Mott Training College, before eventually becoming Liverpool Polytechnic in 1970. The University also has a tong history of providing training, education and research to the maritime industry, dating back to the formation of the Liverpool Nautical College in 1892. The institution then became a university under the term of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 under the new title of “Liverpool John Moores University”. UMU’s academic partnerships include further education colleges,hospital trusts, public services and private companies, as well as other universities in Europe,. Asia and the USA, with which it collaborates on world-leading research projects and study abroad opportunities for students. UMU now has more than 25,000 students from over 100 countries world-wide, 2,400 sta and 250 degree courses. LJMU was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2005. LJMU is a founding member of the North-em Consortium, an educational charity, owned by eleven universities in the north of England.

Program Overview

The PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is aimed at professional teachers and practitioners working in countries other than the UK. The PGCE (International) focuses on improving individual teaching practice through research and critical reflection. Compare teaching approaches from dierent countries and evolve a global approach to teaching and education. As per the current regulations governing the education industry, teachers in the UAE are highly recommended to hold a PGCEi (level 7) qualification in order to further their career. The programme can be studied by teachers and education practitioners from all backgrounds, regardless of the subject and the curricu- turn they teach in.

PGCEi Coursework focuses on practical strategies such as:

  • Enhancing your leadership capabilities while remaining in the classroom.
  • Planning, delivery and critical evaluation of innovative teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Encouraging student involvement.
  • Improving student achievement.

Module Details

CRITICAL REFLECTION AND
DEVELOPING PRACTICE

Code: 7001EDUI | Credits : 20

Aims To critically examine different perspectives, models and theories of reflective practice and reflexivity, and consider the implications for your own professional practice.

To support growth of personal and professional development through critical evaluation of learning and reflection on experience in your teaching and promoting a leadership stance in your practice.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:

1. Critically explore theories and concepts relevant to reflection, reflexivity and personal and professional development in the context of educational practice.
2. Review, analyse and critically evaluate your own role(s) as an educational professional and plan appropriate strategies to develop in this area.
3. Evidence your ability to support and promote learner experience through mentoring and/or leading others.

THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES IN EDUCATION,
TEACHING AND LEARNING

Code: 7002EDUI | Credits : 20

To deepen knowledge and critical understanding of principles and theories relating to education, teaching and learning.
To identify and apply strategies and methods which translate into effeective teaching, learning and assessment practices in the educational environment.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:

1. Identify and critically discuss a range of educational theories, principles and pedagogical approaches in relation to education, teaching and learning.

2.Critically evaluate personal educational practices, synthesising relevant theories and considering implications for practice in your own professional environment.

3.Evidence planning, delivery and critical evaluation of innovative teaching, learning and assessment strategies.

INCLUSIVE PEDAGOGY AND
EVIDENCING IMPACT ON LEARNERS

Code: 7002EDUI | Credits : 20

Aims To develop knowledge and understanding of issues and barriers to learning and recognise dilemmas of access and equity in education in order to inform e ective strategies for learning; with particular emphasis on inclusive pedagogy as a framework for teacher development.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:

1.Distinguish between, and evaluate, different perspectives and proposed responses to educational and social problems/issues that can affect learning and progression

2.Critically evaluate notions of transformative learning and how these may relate to principles of social justice

3.Interpret and critically appraise own resourcefulness and application of professional curiosity and inquiry to enable inclusive pedagogy for teacher development and practice

4.Develop, implement and evaluate strategies to support positive educational experiences and outcomes for all learners.

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