The International Post Graduate Certificate in Education [IPGCE] is a part-time course designed for international teachers who already have at least two years of experience as a class teacher, a bachelor’s degree and an IELTS or PTE test result that proves your English language skills.
The IPGCE provides a valid teaching licence for overseas teachers, attested and verified by The Global Teaching Network.
A test result of at least 6.5 for the IELTS and 60 for the Pearson Test of English (PTE) are minimum requirements. The Primary Years IPGCE considers all aspects of the teaching practice through critical self-analysis, research and rigorous study.
Those that have graduated tell us that the IPGCE has helped them to acquire promotion into better teaching positions. It has also been useful for those wishing to enrich their experience and knowledge of child education practice.
Individual teaching methods and practices are analyzed, progressed and improved by comprehensive research and critical reflection. Ultimately, the whole focus is on progression of individual teaching techniques. Hence, the IPGCE commonly applies to all curricula with no exemptions. Furthermore, it equips students to compare, interpret and analyse the different teaching methods practised across various countries to generate an eminent worldwide approach to education.
The IPGCE involves a personal introductory meeting with the tutor and students. Online learning is enabled after the initial meeting equipped with guidance from the individually appointed tutor.
Unique of its kind, the IPGCE course is designed and represented by a devoted international college. The course is accessible from any part of the world. Needless to say, the truly professional tutors with substantial expertise offer good value for your money.
The course comprises four parts with 15 credit units. The initial part necessitates an extensive and in-depth block of study. Using distance learning, you can acquire all units in combination with practitioner investigations in your schools.
A dedicated virtual learning environment is employed during distant learning. The learning material consists of course materials, recourses and of course, the online tutor support.
Please check out our comprehensive guidance on computer specification notes to ensure that you have access to all essential to enable the online study.
All units will be critically evaluated by a 3000 word assignment and evaluation, for each unit.
The specifically designed IPGCE course intends to ensure the provision of world-class quality of education and exceptional teaching globally in the 21st century. Teachers who enrollwill be taught about the desired skills and principles and acquainted with the specific requirements of Primary age students, in particular ESL pupils. The course calls for an intensive critical analysis as well as reflective practice. It necessitates that teachers focus on developing school-oriented activities. It also emphasizes that the individual should be advanced and multi-disciplined.
Linwood Education College expects all the applicants to strictly adhere to the ethics and policies derived by the school. Any activity or professional behaviour that appears unethical or unlawful will result in termination from the programme.