- Degree: Minimum 2.2 Honours degree or above in the subject area applicant plans to teach.
Note: We would normally expect you to have Grade A - C in GCSE English and Mathematics.
The entire interview process lasts about three hours. During the interview you will be asked to talk about a current educational issue. Please ensure you have done some research into current educational issues in advance of the interview. You could, for example, read recent editions of the Times Educational Supplement.
Our aim is to find out as much as we can about your attributes, skills, knowledge and understanding in order to shape training opportunities for you, should you be offered a place on the programme.
Your responses to these tasks and activities will be considered alongside all the other evidence to assess your suitability for the Primary PGCE programme.
During the individual interview you will be given the chance to talk with a tutor about the programme and any other issues that are relevant.
We will support you to develop as a great design and technology teacher who can bring the subject to life by devising and delivering a diverse range of engaging lessons that educate and excite all pupils.
Your teacher training at the University of East London will help you discover how to tap into the creativity and imagination of young people which is at the core of the subject.
You will discover how to engage pupils as they learn to design and make products that solve genuine, relevant problems within different contexts whilst considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.
The subject studies element of the course will show you how to break down barriers and find ways to help both struggling and high-achieving students.
You will be guided by specialist tutors who have relevant teaching experience and who often contribute to educational research, policy and curriculum developments in your subject.