Teesside University Teacher Training

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Teesside University Teacher Training

BA (Hons) Education and Training

This is an award of Teesside University that is delivered at Darlington College, Hartlepool College of Further and Higher Education, Redcar & Cleveland College and Stockton Riverside College.

The programme aims to help lecturers, mentors, teaching assistants and other workers in education develop their knowledge of educational practice and reflect on strategies for developing their professional practice. It is primarily for those currently practicing or volunteering in the sector.

College KIS data

  • Darlington College
  • Hartlepool College
  • Redcar & Cleveland College
  • Stockton Riverside College

The degree consists of four level 5 core modules and one option module, and five level 6 modules, giving a total of 120 credits at each level. The level 5 modules are delivered in one year as are the level 6 modules.

Course structure

Level 5 core modules
  • Education and Psychology
  • Educational Contexts and Practice
  • Effective and Innovative Learning Environments
  • Inclusive Practice
and one optional module

e-learning in Educational Practice

  • Reflective Practice
Level 6 core modules
  • Curriculum Design and Assessment
  • Education Policy and Education Practice
  • Individual Practice Project
  • Planning Research in Education
  • Promoting Positive Behaviour

Entry requirements

For direct entry into the level 6 modules, entrants will be expected to have attained a foundation degree or equivalent credits (120 at level 4 and 120 at level 5) in a relevant and appropriate educational area. These entrants will follow a one-year programme.

For direct entry into the level 5 modules, entrants will be expected to have attained an appropriate teaching qualification such as a Certificate in Education: Education and Training or other relevant equivalent award/s (worth 120 HE credits at level 4/5 study).

Applicants must be in paid or unpaid employment in an educational practice for at least 2-5 hours per week.

RPL and APEL will be considered via individual application. Please contact the programme leader for further guidance.

For additional information please see the entry requirements in our admissions section

You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.

Course information


  • Not available full-time

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