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Courses starting in January/February at the University of Sunderland

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The University of Sunderland have places available on the following courses starting in January/February 2013:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy)
  • Professional Graduate/Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and Training (blended learning).

Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy)

This is a one year part-time course leading to a recognised qualification for specialist teachers of Numeracy / Functional Maths.

Students are taught in a mixture of classes including interactive methods, student-led workshops, presentations, independent study and teaching practice. They must attend one 3 hour evening session per week at the University. There will be a strong emphasis on using problem solving approaches to develop the process skills that learners require to be able to use maths in their everyday lives.

Assessment methods include written assignments, presentations, coursework, practical teaching (including observations of teaching practice) and a small action research project.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they have personal numeracy skills at a minimum of Level 3, should have a generic teaching qualification and must have access to 50 hours of Numeracy / Functional Maths teaching during the course.

How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application Form to: University of Sunderland, Admissions, The Gateway, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, United Kingdom.

For more information
If you have any questions about the programme or would like more information please contact:

David Prinn (Programme Leader)
Email: david.prinn@sunderland.ac.uk
Tel: 0191 515 3217

Professional Graduate/Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and Training (blended learning)

The course provides a blended learning approach for graduates and non-graduates who wish to train as teachers for the FE and Skills sector and who live in the North of England. It is designed to support the Initial Teacher Education needs of experienced and beginning teachers in the FE and Skills sector who might prefer a blended learning approach which combines University Centre Days, online support and independent study. This course offers bespoke routes to match the experience and learning needs of practitioners from a wide variety of backgrounds together with incremental and affordable routes towards a professional teaching qualification.

How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application Form to: University of Sunderland, Admissions, The Gateway, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, United Kingdom.

For more information
If you have any questions about the programme or would like more information please contact:

Rosie Tucknutt
Email: rosie.tucknutt@sunderland.ac.uk
Tel: 0191 515 3217

Further Information

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