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  • What is Postgraduate Certificate in Education?

    What is Postgraduate Certificate in Education?

    PGCE is an acronym for Postgraduate Certificate in Education. The PGCE enables you to be a professional teacher and is useful for individuals looking to get into training. It is a worldwide recognised qualification which you can easily get in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. It is equivalent to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Scotland.

  • Should I do the PGCE or DET?

    Should I do the PGCE or DET?

    PGCE and DET are both initial teacher training (ITT) qualifications that teachers and trainers take on to progress in their careers. Now the question is, which qualification is the best for you? If you’ve been wondering “Should I do the PGCE or DET?” then you will find all the answers below.

  • Evidence in Assessing Competence in the Workplace
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    Evidence in Assessing Competence in the Workplace

    One of the questions I am regularly asked is ‘how do I evidence the practical element of my assessor course?’ It is an area in which many people ‘overthink’ and therefore end up tying themselves in knots, uploading irrelevant and unlabelled information which quite frankly is more trouble than its worth!

  • What is QTLS?
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    What is QTLS?

    QTLS stands for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status in the Education sector. It is recognised as a professional teaching status. The QTLS is a UK teaching license that enables you to teach and train sixth form or above, i.e. in Further Education and other vocational institutions. It can also be used to teach in schools (sixth form or below) since 2012, however, not all schools accept this yet and would prefer the QTS instead.

  • QTLS Online Course
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    QTLS Online Course

    QTLS is an acronym for Qualified Teacher and Learning Skills status. The QTLS status is a compulsory requirement for teachers and trainers looking to teach sixth form or above. The QTLS online course qualifies one to become a professional trainer in the lifelong learning sector. 

  • What is the Difference Between QTS & QTLS?
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    What is the Difference Between QTS & QTLS?

    QTS and QTLS are two licences required to teach in the UK. These two terms are often confusing for people to understand. Here you will find all the related details about the QTS and QTLS and help you choose which one of the two is the better option for you. Please note that with QTS, you can teach anywhere. However, with QTLS, you can teach adult learners only a handful of schools also accept teachers with QTLS.