School-based experience Your Professional Teaching Experience PTE will take place over 24 weeks in school, with two substantive teaching placements. For some secondary subjects, provision takes place in a more specialist space. I can safely say the convenor of the PGCE secondary is exceptionally helpful and my Drama convenor may be brand new but has decades of experience. Discussion in ‘ Drama and performing arts ‘ started by Daniiiii , Oct 17, You will spend most of your time days in schools, working with English and drama mentors who support you through your two school placements. Application dates All applicants. Drama PGCEs are being drastically cut unfortunately.

Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Each teaching experience is in different settings to give you a range of experiences and the opportunity to engage with a variety of approaches to teaching and learning. Case studies Portfolios Video presentation Research Project All assessments are closely linked to practice and are designed to offer you the opportunity to develop teaching and learning that has a positive impact on children and young people. However, it is likely that students will incur some unavoidable additional costs over and above the cost of their university tuition. Our teaching philosophy is one of engaging our student teachers in lively debate and active learning that develops your critical thinking and engagement. Your professional teaching experience is assessed against the Qualified Teacher Standards criteria through observations by your tutors and mentors and the submission of a portfolio of work evidencing competence against these standards. If applicants do not hold an undergraduate degree in a curriculum subject, successful study at appropriate higher levels must be evidenced.

Application dates All applicants.

PGCE Drama Teaching courses

More pgdes can be found on the Entry requirements page. University provision Post-graduate university provision takes place on our new state-of-the-art campus located in the marina quarter in Swansea.

Discussion in ‘ Drama and performing arts ‘ started by DaniiiiiOct 17, Modules are carefully designed to integrate theoretical and practical knowledge and are mostly delivered during the university-based period.


As we work in a collaborative partnership, we offer you a wide range of opportunities from a variety of schools, including primary and special schools. Many of our graduates become senior teachers such as Assistant Headteachers or Head of a Faculty in years of graduating, and some are now Headteachers.

Quality of personal statement Evidence of subject expertise Recent and relevant experience in an educational setting Quality of individual interview Performance in selection tests — e. Excellent subject knowledge, passion for education and an ability to draja to a professional role are essential requirements for this secondary pathway.

Across our suite of ITE programmes, we have a newly accredited and innovative core curriculum which includes:. University modules develop knowledge of the Drama curriculum across the secondary age-range and you will develop your skills of critical reflection and high-quality pedagogy.

What we are looking for?

Connect with like-minded professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you. This programme is suitable for international students on a Tier 4 visa – study must be full-time, face-to-face, starting September.

PGCE Secondary Drama with QTS | University of Wales Trinity Saint David | UWTSD

The programme offers 60 credits at Masters level and 60 credits at Graduate Level. DaniiiiiOct 17, pgcrs Assessment is by practical teaching, assignments and portfolio tasks which links into continuing professional development in pbces induction year. Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. See all support available from UCL Careers based on common starting points as career planning, finding a job, CVs, applications and more.

The Professional Practice module is assessed through these placements, associated tasks and a portfolio. Other subjects may be considered if A level English, or the equivalent, has been obtained and the candidate has a suitable depth and breadth of subject knowledge.

However, it is likely that students will incur some unavoidable additional costs over and above the cost of their university tuition. In addition, it highlights the importance of Drama in helping young people to become ambitious, creative and ethical citizens. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website.


Seminars hosted in school and delivered by mentors and university staff will give you the opportunity to meet with other students in your network and engage in collaborative discussion. Your name or email address: You must log in or sign up to reply here. They’ve been running other secondary subjects for a good while with wonderful results. Such shared reflection is a powerful tool in moving your practice forward. Do you already pges an account?

We also offer an opportunity to participate in our well-respected Athrofa Professional Learning Partnership: Travel to placement schools and University Travel to off-site specialist provision including schools and other training providers Travel to schools for ‘Bridging Days’ and other whole-cohort initiatives as per calendar Use of a laptop Pcges Office is free to students Art students – trips to London galleries and National Museum of Wales.

Optional modules There are no optional modules for this programme. You will work with others to produce assessed theatre in education TiE presentations for children in partnership schools. International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country pgcds selecting from the list below.

Learners, schools and communities — where am I teaching? Our partnership of networks offers urban and rural placements as well as placements available in pgcex English or Welsh-medium schools.