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Top Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Education

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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21 Results in Education

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
May 2019
Part-time
12 months
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 ... [+]

Starting dates

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 available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar.

Program duration

Part-time students can earn a Doctoral degree in 2 to 4 academic years, depending on the number of courses attempted per quarter, the course selection and the course planning; earning half the typical number of courses equals twice the duration of the part-time program. The more flexible the working hours, the more courses will be available to finish faster. All Postgraduate students are considered part-time. Part-time studies are available only for students with a national passport or residence permit.... [-]

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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
August 2019
Part-time
12 months
Online & Campus Combined
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
London South Bank University

In support of the Department for Education, this is high quality and intensive programme designed to prepare early years or primary trainees for working in London schools ... [+]

School Direct is an employment-based model of teacher education where you will gain qualified teacher status as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). School Direct involves schools working in partnership with LSBU to deliver the training. You'll be based in your school, but supported by LSBU throughout.

School Direct gives schools opportunities to design bespoke training and greater control over recruitment and selection.

School Direct at LSBU

TThe School Direct programme at LSBU is a high-quality intensive programme designed to prepare trainees for working in London schools.

100% of our School Direct graduates in 2016/17 were graded as good or outstanding. The current OFSTED grading for ITT provision at LSBU is 'good'. Modules Level 6 Modules The Core curriculum Professional studies The Wider curriculum School experience Alternative education setting M Level Modules Equality, inclusion and citizenship ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
London South Bank University

Covers Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum. You'll spend 24 weeks on placements in both inner and outer city state schools. Leads to qualified teacher status. ... [+]

Encouraging equality

Our programme will give you an in-depth understanding of inclusive practice, equality and diversity to prepare you for an aspiring career in teaching. You'll experience placements in different schools and also have an opportunity to work in an Alternative Education Setting.

This course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The course equips you to teach primary-aged pupils and covers all areas of the Key Stage 1 and 2 curricula through school-based training, lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You'll gain 60 Master's level credits and be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

LSBU has a particular focus on social justice and equality that is well matched to the needs of schools in urban and multicultural areas. We encourage creativity, reflective pedagogy and sensitivity to educational issues.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
London South Bank University

The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination addresses the specific development needs of staff who have recently been appointed to the role of SENCo (or ... [+]

The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination addresses the specific development needs of staff who have recently been appointed to the role of SENCo (or who aspire to that role), usually experienced teachers. Participants come from a range of settings including primary, special and secondary schools.

8 top reasons to study SENCO here Professional links: Sessions on the module will be taken by teachers and senior leaders from outstanding-rated partnership SEND schools. Grow personally and professionally: Develop and demonstrate the personal and professional qualities and leadership you need to shape an ethos and culture based on person-centred and inclusive practice. Work-based placements: You'll already be working in a school – and applying your course learning to your role. However, there may be the possibility of additional visits to SEND schools to broaden your teaching experience. Academic progression: Graduates of the PgCert SENCO can progress on to the MA in Education (Special Education Needs and Disability). Flexible teaching: The course is taught through lectures, discussions, workshops, video presentations and blended learning methods. Experienced teachers: all academics are ex-teachers and have years of experience in the education industry. Global perspective: Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility – with an inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas. Evening classes: Suitable for people already in work and looking to enhance their CV and expertise, this course is offered through evening classes. This course covers ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
London South Bank University

This part-time postgraduate certificate in mentoring addresses the specific development needs of staff who work with early career teachers or practitioners. ... [+]

The PgCert in Mentoring addresses the specific development needs of staff who work with early career teachers or practitioners. Participants come from a range of settings, including primary, special, secondary, FE, EYFS etc. This course enables you to gain knowledge and understanding of mentoring. You'll develop your professional mentoring skills and personal theory of action for mentoring.

8 top reasons to study Mentoring here Professional links: London South Bank University and Southwark Local Authority are delivering this course in a collaborative partnership. Grow personally and professionally: Raise your self-awareness of your coaching and mentoring skills and in doing build your strength and capabilities, including the ability to articulate your ideas with confidence. Academic progression: Graduates of the PgCert Mentoring can progress on to a full MA in Education. Flexible teaching: The course is taught through lectures, discussions, workshops, video presentations and blended learning methods. Experienced teachers: all academics are ex-teachers and have years of experience in the education industry. Put theory into practice: Evidence-based discussions and opportunities to put theory into practice will allow you to enhance your professional practice in managing, evaluating, and supervising work-based mentoring schemes. Global perspective: Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility - with an inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas. Evening classes: Suitable for people already in work and looking to enhance their CV and expertise, this course is offered through evening classes. This course covers Professional evidence: to promote your critical... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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
June 2019
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
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online