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A postgraduate certification is a form of advanced education beyond a bachelor’s degree. It gives you greater detail and knowledge about your selected field. The certification can prove to be beneficial to those just starting their careers as well as to those looking to advance within their current career field.

 

What is a Postgraduate Certificate in Education? It is a certificate that prepares students to be teachers by providing in-depth study of learning modules and methodologies that are appropriate to meet the needs of children’s learning styles. This course builds upon knowledge gained through undergraduate studies and/or classroom experiences, while also deepening your understanding of practical applications to enhance your teaching abilities. There is also a leadership component to prepare you to lead the classroom and other educational organizations.

 

A Postgraduate Certificate in Education can prove to be very beneficial. You not only gain knowledge in how to teach students, but, with its leadership components, you also become equipped to lead different boards, which can fast track your career.

 

Postgraduate certifications can vary in cost. The geographic location of the program, the average cost of attending a particular school, and the choice to study on campus or online are weighed factors in determining the price.

 

A Postgraduate Certificate in Education prepares you to become a teacher. Depending upon your preferences and experience, you can choose to focus on particular grade levels and subjects. Teachers are always in high demand, so the job market is quite favorable. Some graduates also choose to utilize their teaching capacities in other educational roles such as community leadership and heading organizations.

 

There are several excellent postgraduate certificate programs for you to choose from. This decision should not be made lightly; make sure that you have all the appropriate facts when making your choice. To learn more about the different programs and to apply, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Campus Universitario Europeo

Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life from birth to puberty.The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age ... [+]

Expert - Kindergarten Specialist Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life since are born until puberty. The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age (Infants) and the first state of a thing after birth or foundation (for example, "the childhood of an institution"). During this period it will be vital insight into the necesidas and obligations from the smallest to offer an education and a series of essential values for proper physical and emotional development.

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To whom is it addressed?

- Students of magisterium, pedagogy, psychology, special education ... - Teachers - Educators, psychologists, poricultoras ... ... [-]

Spain Marbella A Coruña Madrid
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online
Asian International College

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International Baccalaureate) PYP has been designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the philosophy and concepts unde ... [+]

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International Baccalaureate) PYP has been designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the philosophy and concepts underlying the International Baccalaureate®, and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) in particular.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International Baccalaureate) PYP is delivered by the University of Melbourne and is hosted by Asian International College, Singapore.

This course is recognised by the International Baccalaureate® for the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning (previously the Teacher Award Scheme).

This postgraduate qualification is also an articulation pathway to a Master of Education from the University of Melbourne.... [-]

Singapore
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Part-time
12 months
Campus
Ponce Health Sciences University

This certificate program trains teachers, students, and professors to comprehend and use principles of neuroscience and neuropsychology in their work with students and fo ... [+]

Authorized by the Council of Education of Puerto Rico (CE) This certificate program trains teachers, students and professors to comprehend and use principles of neuroscience and neuropsychology in their work with students and for implementing learning environments based on these principles. This includes specific instructions to teach children with learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism, Asperger, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Mental Retardation. The program also addresses the needs of Psychologist and other school personnel interested in developing advanced and extended knowledge on the application of neuroscience of learning principles to their clinical work with children. Psychologist accepted to the program with a solid background on the biological bases of behavior may directly register in an elective NSL 0503 Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment course providing advanced assessment competencies in school and clinical settings.... [-]

Puerto Rico Ponce
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) Teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beg ... [+]

The purpose of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) Teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior Phase and Further Education Training of schooling.

This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with specialised teaching competence in at least one school subject in the Senior Phase and one school subject in the FET phase of schooling, a nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa.

Outcomes of the programme

Students who complete this programme will be able to: ... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
United International Business Schools

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are ava ... [+]

Best Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Education 2019. Achieve your full personal potential with our Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Flexible Study Programs

Our flexible study programs are based on the American model of higher education, allowing students to choose their courses based on course requirements, previous studies, current interests and future ambitions.

United International Business Schools (UIBS)

Dedicated since 2002 to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, United International Business Schools (UIBS) is an independent private education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate (Bachelor/BBA) and (Post)Graduate (Master/MBA and Doctor/DBA) level leading to private (programmatically-accredited) degrees, and to American regionally-accredited and European state-recognized degrees in cooperation with our academic partners.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Switzerland Zürich Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva  + 11 More
September 2019
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
University of Stirling

This is the recognised teaching qualification for people who are already lecturing in further education – called in-service. The course is based on the Professional Stand ... [+]

Overview

This is the recognised teaching qualification for people who are already lecturing in further education – called in-service. The course is based on the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges and is fully accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

If you’re a lecturer and already teach in a further education college, or similar environment, you can complement your previous experience and qualifications with a postgraduate degree in TQFE. The course is also suitable for anyone who works in other education and training contexts in post-compulsory education.

Throughout the course, you’ll develop your personal and professional abilities to help you adopt greater responsibility and leadership in your own work environment.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Part-time
12 months
Online & Campus Combined
Teesside University

This course offers current and aspiring education professionals, working within a range of contexts, a flexible route towards gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Educat ... [+]

Course details

Delivered through our online learning platform, you will learn in a rich and rewarding online environment, engaging in professional discussions and communities of practice with practitioners in a variety of international contexts.

You will:

develop the capability to motivate and inspire learners to succeed and progress through the implementation of a range of innovative, creative and adaptive teaching strategies discover inclusive and varied learning, teaching and assessment strategies to gain depth and breadth of knowledge and confidence in delivery promote critical reflection and the ability to link theory to practice to become confident, critical, creative, adaptable, articulate and inspiring educators develop your understanding of international educational contexts and approaches learn about research informed practice and demonstrate the capacity to actively engage in educational research within the practice context to support the enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom Middlesbrough
August 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course meets the continuing professional development needs of school/college teachers who act as the mentors to initial teacher education students and early career t ... [+]

Overview

This course meets the continuing professional development needs of school/college teachers who act as the mentors to other teachers.

This course enables you to gain knowledge and understanding of mentoring teachers through a reflective examination of your own practice as well as others'. Through an exploration of a range of mentoring and coaching models, you will develop your professional mentoring skills and a personal theory of action for mentoring.

The impact of this course goes far beyond the participating teacher; the development of their practice impacts on their mentee's professional development and, ultimately, their classroom practice.

Alongside this element of the course, which is rooted in practice, there is a structured programme of taught sessions and activities. These are designed to offer a theoretical perspective and critical reflections on how best mentoring practices can enhance the development of both the mentee and the mentor.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This distance learning course provides professional enrichment for educators working outside the UK. ... [+]

Overview

This distance learning course provides professional enrichment for educators working outside the UK.

Cohorts are currently being recruited in the locations below:

China Colombia Czech Republic East Africa Ecuador Ghana India Malaysia Nigeria Peru Singapore Spain Thailand UAE UK Vietnam

For more information please visit the school site.

Course details

The PGCEi consists of four core 15-credit modules. The induction stage is an intensive block of study. All additional modules are taught via distance learning, allowing you to conduct practitioner inquiry in your own schools.

The recommended timescale for the course is approximately 12 months, but it can be completed in eight months.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
August 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course addresses the needs of a range of professionals who are looking to work or currently working in an educational setting with international students at the core ... [+]

Overview

This course addresses the needs of a range of professionals who are looking to work or currently working in an educational setting with international students at the core of its operation.

Principally this course will enable you to develop, extend and deepen your knowledge of theory and practice, whether you are working with international students in support services or international offices; in the independent sector in English language schools or public schools, or in higher/further education.

In a pervasive climate of local, national and international change, it is important to develop expertise in interpreting changing political, social and legal frameworks, alongside the cultural and psychosocial aspects of helping and advice work with a variety of international students. This course will address the central issues facing international student advisors in their day-to-day working lives.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Taylor’s University

Our innovatively designed programme prepares you for a second career option, meeting the demands of today's competitive working environment through competency and practic ... [+]

Best Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Education 2019. Why choose PGCTL? Our innovatively designed programme prepares you for a second career option, meeting the demands of today's competitive working environment through: Competency and practice-driven module 60% practical, 40% theory Perfect for working adults Evening classes are available Majority of the classes are done online Current works in teaching or training are accepted as a practicum.* Employment opportunity by Taylor’s Schools and Taylor’s College.* Graduates of this programme will be recognized as Google Certified Educators. Benchmarked against International Professional Standards of teaching. Facilitated by highly qualified and experienced lecturers. *Terms & Conditions... [-]
Malaysia Subang Jaya
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Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Our PgC Education in academic and practice settings is designed for experienced professionals who want to pursue a teaching qualification and create real change through e ... [+]

Advance your career and make a meaningful contribution to the improvement of health and social care by sharing your knowledge and insight with the next generation.

Our PgC Education in Health and Social Care is designed for experienced professionals who want to pursue a teaching qualification – and create real change through education.

At GCU, we have more than a decade of experience in preparing health and social care specialists for a career in teaching. Our unique programme draws on best practices and current government policies to deliver an up-to-date, evidence-based approach – and a qualification recognised by both the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA).... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Leeds Beckett University

Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging things you will ever do. With this in mind, this online course is designed to fit around your other profession ... [+]

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distance Learning)

Course details

We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want.

Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging things you will ever do. With this in mind, this online course is designed to fit around your other professional commitments and will involve assessments relevant to your working life. Designed for practising teachers or those who want to teach in primary or secondary schools and who have recently undertaken or are undertaking a period of training leading to QTS or equivalent, our goal is to provide the foundations that will enrich your practice and fast-track your teaching career.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds UK Online
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Full-time
1 year
Online
European College for Liberal Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (15 credits) ... [+]

Our postgraduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Postgraduate programs are advanced academic programs for college and university graduates, as well as for working professionals wishing to pursue a progressive career in the field of communication and liberal arts. The college’s truly global community provides ample opportunities for students to pursue academic topics of interest and research with an emphasis on globalization, communication and higher education. Not all programs are offered at all campuses.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Essex Online

This PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or can be the first step towards our PG Dip Education or our full Master of E ... [+]

Overview

Do you want to quickly improve your own teaching practice? Our 8-month PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to tailor teaching and learning methods, resources and assessment effectively for a diverse range of learner needs.

Working alongside fellow teaching professionals, this course examines professional practice in higher education while also imparting the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing professional development, including critical reflection, research and inquiry, and participation in discourse with relevant communities of practice.

This PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or can be the first step towards our PG Dip Education or our full Master of Education (M.Ed.).... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
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Part-time
8 months
Online