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  • What is the Role of an Assessor?
    Assessor Blogs 12075 views

    What is the Role of an Assessor?

    An assessor is an individual who is an expert in their field and is responsible for measuring the learning of their learners. An assessor in the context of education and training ensures that the learner is eligible enough to meet the standard required to gain a particular qualification. Assessors make decisions on whether a learner is competent or not in a particular topic or subject. Various forms of assessment can help plan future learning and personalise L&D for a learner according to their particular needs.

  • Dee’s e-Learning Journey Through C-19
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    Dee’s e-Learning Journey Through C-19

    Listen to our tutor Dee's journey through C-19 and how she found e-learning. What has been your journey? Have you tried e-learning yet? Why not try today with a short CPD, Assessor or Education and Training courses!

  • What is the Assessment Cycle?
    Assessor Blogs 9839 views

    What is the Assessment Cycle?

    Before we look at Assessment Cycle, let's recap... What is Assessment? Assessment is a way of finding out if learning has taken place. It is a process of making a decision regarding your learner’s knowledge and/or performance against set criteria.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education in FE
    DET Blogs 1965 views

    Postgraduate Certificate in Education in FE

    Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Further Education (FE) is a Level 6 teaching qualification which is also known as the Post-16 PGCE. It is a recognised qualification that you can get in the UK and is recognised worldwide.

    The PGCE FE is a 2 year-long course if done full time. It requires you to go to a college or university for the theory and complete the recommended teaching practice in an FE institution to apply all the theories and concepts learnt.

  • What is Postgraduate Certificate in Education?
    DET Blogs 2823 views

    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?
    DET Blogs 5917 views

    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.