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PGCEGeography

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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southampton.ac.uk/..es/pgce_geography.page 

Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

The programme is designed for people who aspire to become excellent geography teachers and who wish to combine their learning through practice in a classroom with an understanding of some of the theory underpinning effective teaching & learning. We aim for reflective and dynamic practitioners who are committed to promoting the learning of all pupils in their classes and to helping every youngster make progress in geography.

The full–time, one year, course starts in early September and continues through to the end of June, with breaks over Christmas and Easter. It aims, through a combined effort from the university and the partnership schools, to develop your subject knowledge in geography and skills for teaching through a range of approaches: workshops, seminars, lectures and demonstrations, fieldwork and micro-teaching activities, independent and group research and through reading and writing activities. Recent trends in teaching and learning approaches are emphasised including the application of information technology, and you will participate in the design of fieldwork, project work and assessment.

Particular features of the course include:

The effective modelling of good practice by the tutors
The use of small/informal subject seminar and workshop groups
An intensely practical approach grounded in a sound understanding of the theory
Professional Themes in mixed subject groups
A close partnership with a large number of schools
The support of trained mentors
Strong and individualised support from the University subject tutors
Opportunity to gain the ‘Open Country’ Award
Local fieldwork with pupils.
The central focus of the course is on teaching Geography in a challenging yet accessible way, understanding how children learn. At the same time it aims to produce ‘reflective practitioners’, so personal, critical reflection and evaluation form a key part of the course.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application deadline
1 Jun 2022 23:59:59
Central European Time
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States