Teaching can be an incredibly rewarding career, helping children improve their knowledge and making a positive contribution to the next generation. This isn't only true of school teachers - lots of occupations require engaging professionals to help the development of children. If this sounds like you, then our course will get you started on the path to an exciting future in teaching. You will explore the underpinning fundamentals of education, including the historical and social development of teaching as well as the philosophical, psychological and sociological theories on which modern education has been established.
We provide the opportunity to engage with self-sourced and organised work-based learning, either through employment or voluntary work fitting around your studies. This isn't just confined to schools - you'll get the chance to work in nurseries, hospitals, museums and child development units to further expand your experience of the profession. You'll gain the skills you need to move onto initial teacher training, putting you in the ideal position to apply for postgraduate studies leading to Qualified Teacher Status.
We have a longstanding tradition of working in education - we are one of the largest trainers of school teachers in the country and have gained a reputation for being one of the best. You can be confident that our course will give you everything you need for a fulfilling career as a professional educator.
The course teams will support you to achieve success in the DipHE and there will be an opportunity to progress to the BA (Hons) programme if you wish to continue with your education. With additional support for the skills test throughout your period of study you may wish to move onto initial teacher training. This would place you in an ideal position in your professional development to apply for a postgraduate teacher training course leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).