Design & Technology 11-19
This GUTP course prepares trainees to teach Design & Technology across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. There are Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses available for successful applicants prior to starting the course. The course is carefully tailored to meet the Teachers’ Standards and will include training on:
- The Design & Technology curriculum
- Lesson planning and teaching strategies
- Classroom management
- Ensuring pupil progress
- Applying assessment criteria in Design & Technology
- Dealing with misconceptions
- ICT as a learning and a teaching resource
Training for each subject is undertaken through a number of twilight sessions and subject training days held in the carious schools throughout the academic year during the working week.
Support during the course:
The Design & Technology PGCE is co-ordinated and managed by an experienced teacher from one of our partner schools ensuring that your training is up-to-date and relevant to schools. This ensures the best start in your teaching career. You will also have a dedicated School Based Tutor on both your school placements and a dedicated Link Director. These key staff are there to support and guide you through the course and into your NQT year.
Potential Associate Teachers will need a relevant degree and grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English (this would equate to a grade 4 or above for the new GCSE). Relevant experience working in the field of computing may also be considered.
Exam boards used by the schools in which Associate Teachers train include AQA, Edexcel and OCR. . Click on the links below to access these sites.