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Teaching Social Work

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What's Involved

You will study a range of topics to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the following key areas within the teaching profession:

• Effective and Reflective Practice • Supporting Work in the Classroom (Practical) • Approaches to Psychology • Classroom Organisational Issues • Language and Literacy in the Primary Curriculum • Multi-Cultural Education • Special Educational Needs • Language Development • Education Studies: Socio–Economic Factors In Educational Achievement • Education Studies: Issues in the Development of the UK Education system

Throughout the course you will also undertake a research project and undertake units that focus on developing your academic, literacy and examination skills.

You will need access to a primary school setting in order to carry out observations and case studies for assignments.

Entry Requirements

You will require at least GSCE Grade 4 (C) in English Language and maths (or similar level 2 qualification).

Where will it take me?

You will have the opportunity to progress to the Foundation Degree in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or a degree in Education.

Employment opportunities could include work as a Teaching Assistant. You would need a full degree before becoming a teacher and you'll also be required to undertake a teacher training course.

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed through examinations, assignments and presentations.

Where and When

Teaching Access To HE Diploma Gateway

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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