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Unlock Educational Excellence with Eton's PGCE

Eton University Continuous Development Center offers a distinguished Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a quintessentially British qualification meticulously crafted to prepare aspiring educators for the dynamic teaching profession. This esteemed graduate-level course not only equips individuals with essential skills encompassing learning theory, curriculum design, pedagogical strategies, and classroom management but also serves as a seamless pathway toward a Master's degree in Education or Teaching, fostering both academic and professional growth. Embraced globally, the PGCE opens doors to a spectrum of employment opportunities, particularly in institutions aligning with British standards or the IB system.

What sets this program apart is its practical approach, seamlessly blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on experience to craft engaging and effective learning environments. Moreover, the flexibility in learning options, including full-time, part-time, and distance learning with tutor support, accommodates diverse schedules, ensuring accessibility and convenience for aspiring educators.

PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education 

Make a positive impact in the lives of your students.

Unit 1: The History and Philosophy of Education

  • Explore the influence of philosophers on education and analyze their impact on the learning environment.

  • Introduce key educational theories and knowledge retention techniques.

  • Understand how historical values have shaped the foundations of education.

Unit 2: The Theories of Learning and Contemporary Teaching

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of learning theories and practical applications for both young learners and adults. 

  • Focus on effective classroom management and contemporary teaching methods.

  • Equip educators to design tailored teaching strategies for diverse learners, including those with special needs.

Unit 3: Strategies of Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education

  • Facilitate professional development for educators in higher education and vocational training sectors.

  • Differentiate and employ various assessment and evaluation techniques to enhance teaching quality.

  • Aim to elevate overall teaching quality, fostering higher levels of student satisfaction in higher education settings. 

In a nutshell, these units are like a toolkit for educators. They uncover the roots of education, introduce modern teaching ideas, and provide practical strategies to reach all kinds of learners effectively. It's about blending the best from the past and present to shape the future of education.

Program Structure

60 UK Credits

Distance Learning or Virtual Classes

A track to Master’s in Education.

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