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Teaching Mathematics - Functional Skills, Numeracy

Canterbury Christ Church University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
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About

Teaching Mathematics -  Functional Skills, Numeracy degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University offers an additional qualification for functional skills/numeracy teachers who have already undertaken an initial teaching qualification. It is also appropriate for teachers of other subjects who wish to teach numeracy.

Overview

Teaching Mathematics -  Functional Skills, Numeracy degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University provides a framework for teachers to complete a Canterbury Christ Church University Diploma and meets the requirements for functional skills/numeracy teachers working in the Post Compulsory sector.

There is an emphasis on allowing teachers to develop their knowledge of issues in functional skills/numeracy through relevant academic study and interaction with other course members.

On most courses participants are drawn from a wide range of professional settings, so you will learn from the experiences of your peers and expand your professional network.

What can I do next?

Completion of the diploma, in addition to a recognised teaching qualification, allows numeracy teachers to apply for QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Numeracy and the Learners
  • Understand the roles of mathematics and numeracy in the world at large
  • Develop knowledge 
  • Developing Numeracy Knowledge and Understanding
  • Understand the origins and status of mathematical knowledge 
  • Develop learners' mathematics and numeracy in a range of settings and contexts
  • Numeracy Teaching and Learning
  • Plan mathematics 
  • Select, develop and use appropriate resources for mathematics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An initial teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE/Cert Ed./DTLLS) or be working towards one
  • A background of working at a suitable academic level
  • Good numeracy skills (there will be an initial assessment of numeracy skills at interview)
  • An existing teaching placement or the possibility of arranging at least 50 hours of numeracy teaching at two different curriculum levels in an appropriate context
  • An experienced colleague in the workplace who would be willing to act as a mentor.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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