Our country thriveson its multicultural community. Qualify to teach essentialEnglish language skills to students from around the world.
If you want teachEnglish for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in further education colleges our fulltime Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) will give you the skills youneed for teaching and classroom management.
Whether you want acareer teaching in colleges, adult education centres or community organisations our PCE programme will lead to the essentialqualifications required.
We also encompass training for public services and awide range of commercial and voluntary organisations.
Our programme willteach you how language is acquired and learned. You will review and analyse avariety of innovative approaches and resources for the teaching of ESOL. Thiswill include the four key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.This is taught in a range of contexts and embedded models.
During your time withus you will plan, deliver, assess and evaluate teaching and learningstrategies. Most importantly you will learn how to generate enthusiasm forlanguage learning, as well as how to challenge and empower your learners.Programme structure
Our core programme will see you based in a placement collegewhere you will participate in a range of professional activities.
In Phase 1,you will be there for three days a week to observe and undertake teaching inyour subject area. For the remaining two days, you will be based at theuniversity campus. You will complete between 25 and 50 hours of teaching duringthis time.
In Phase 2, you willattend your placement college for four days a week, and the university for thelast day. In total you will complete a minimum of 125 hours of teachingexperience.