Stephenson College

Access to Teaching Level 3

Stephenson College
In Coalville

Price on request
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Important information

Typology A Level
Location Coalville
Duration 1 Year
  • A Level
  • Coalville
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

The Access to Teaching course is a QAA approved full-time course designed for mature students. It is particularly suitable for people who have been out of education for some time and need to develop or rediscover their confidence and academic skills before progressing on to a teaching degree.

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Coalville
Thornborough Road, LE67 3TN, Leicestershire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Coalville
Thornborough Road, LE67 3TN, Leicestershire, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

There are no entry requirements other than an interest in the course and the opportunities that it offers coupled with a reasonable standard of written English. Students will be interviewed prior to joining the course and will normally be expected to demonstrate substantial experience of life outside of formal education.

Course programme



Course Level 3

Description
The Access to Teaching course is a QAA approved full-time course designed for mature students. It is particularly suitable for people who have been out of education for some time and need to develop or rediscover their confidence and academic skills before progressing on to a teaching degree.



Course Length
1 Year (full-time)

What will I study?
All students follow a core programme of Study Skills, English, Psychology, Maths and IT.

Additional subjects:-

English Literature and Sociology.

How will I learn?
Students learn in a number of ways and engage in a wide variety of activities, from traditional class discussions to up-to-the-minute interactive technologies. There are opportunities for individual and group work, and as mature learners Access students are encouraged to express and debate their thoughts and opinions on the topics under consideration. Lively guest speakers are regularly invited in to chair thought-provoking debates and give learners insights into a range of potential careers and opportunities

How will I be assessed?
The course is continuously assessed by regular assignments and time constrained tests. You will experience a variety of assessment methods during your time on the course, such as essays, reports, presentations, observed discussions etc.

Where could it lead?
Successful completion of the course will allow you to progress on to a wide range of teacher training opportunities including degrees in Primary and Secondary teaching and specialist degrees.

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