Postgraduate Certificate Programs in Teaching

A postgraduate certificate is a convenient method for college graduates to add to their skill level. Many working professionals supplement their qualifications by taking graduate level classes in a certificate program. After a short amount of time, the certificate can be completed and help propel one to a different level within his or her occupation. What is a postgraduate certificate in teaching?… Read more

A postgraduate certificate is a convenient method for college graduates to add to their skill level. Many working professionals supplement their qualifications by taking graduate level classes in a certificate program. After a short amount of time, the certificate can be completed and help propel one to a different level within his or her occupation.

What is a postgraduate certificate in teaching? Teaching involves developing lessons and delivering instruction to students of various levels. A postgraduate certificate in teaching may help current teachers continue to accrue credits that can lead to keeping their instructor credentials current. Some programs may further narrow down offerings depending on a learner’s area of teaching interest, including primary or early childhood level, elementary level, secondary level or adult learner level. Coursework in this subject may include different classes in the pedagogy of teaching, such as educational psychology, child development, curriculum and instruction and behavior management. In addition to pedagogy, many course schedules include classes in literacy and assessment strategies.

A postgraduate certificate in teaching may help current teachers meet the requirements for their professional development plans. These certificates can also keep teachers and other education professionals updated on the newest approaches and skills in learning.

While choosing a program, you may find many different tuition costs. The location of a college, its grant opportunities and your own employer’s possible tuition reimbursement programs may affect what you pay.

As this program may attract current or future educators, many of this certificate’s career paths are related to the teaching industry. Former students could teach within a preschool, primary or elementary school, secondary or high school or beyond in post secondary education. Some students elect to take their certificate higher into the education system and go into administration as a principal, assistant principal, department head, curriculum developer or team leader. Teachers who decide to not pursue classroom positions may go into the private industry developing textbooks or assessments for the education industry.

Continuing to lean about teaching is doable with online classes. 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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International University of Catalonia
Barcelona, Spain

The teaching staff of this postgraduate degree is formed by university researchers, experts in the latest methodological innovations and teachers that come from actual schools ... +

The teaching staff of this postgraduate degree is formed by university researchers, experts in the latest methodological innovations and teachers that come from actual schools. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
6 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

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 Educat ... +

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.). -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
Online
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

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

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. -
Postgraduate Certificate
English
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Cornerstone Institute
Cape Town, South Africa

The aim of this fully online programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Found ... +

The aim of this fully online programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Foundation Phase (FP), is for students who want to qualify as professional educators in the Foundation Phase after having completed an appropriate three-year degree or recognised national diploma. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Cornerstone Institute
Cape Town, South Africa

The aim of this programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Postgraduate Certification in Education (PGCE) Intermediate Phase ... +

The aim of this programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Postgraduate Certification in Education (PGCE) Intermediate Phase Teaching is for students who want to qualify as professional educators in the Intermediate Phase after having completed an appropriate three-year degree or recognised National Diploma. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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