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Pearson SRF BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Educational Management

Pearson SRF BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Educational Management is a qualification offered by Edexcel, UK. The qualification aims to provide continuing professional development for experienced teachers working in a range of settings and sectors, and with different age groups. The course content and the assessment structure enable the learner to acquire self-learning skills, an essential pedagogical skill for teachers. Learners will carry out action research in a subject linked to their teaching. They will develop a greater understanding of teaching and learning pedagogy. Educational psychology will form a basis for all the work learners carry out for this qualification.

Self-reflection and self-evaluation improves the effectiveness of a teacher's professional practice and it could be obtained through professional learning. Since professional learning gained momentum within a few years of its practice, it is important to update one’s knowledge and experience to be an effective teacher. Further, being a life-long learner is an important characteristic of teacher professionalism and it is imperative that you invest on your own education to be an effective teacher.


Awarding body

Pearson Edexcel, UK

Duration

1 year (Part time)

Entry Criteria

  • Degree with 6 months’ teaching experience
  • Professional qualification in teaching with a minimum of one year’s teaching experience
  • Learners must be proficient in their level of English
  • Learners must be in service (teaching at a primary or secondary school)

The Units to be studied

Unit 1 : Educational Psychology and The Learner
Unit 2 : Evaluation of the Learner Performance
Unit 3 : Educational Professional Practice
Unit 4 : Principles in Curriculum Design for Inclusivity
Unit 5 : Evaluation and Assessment of Structured Learning
Unit 6 : Action Research in Teaching and Learning
Unit 7 : Educational Leadership and Management
Unit 8 : School Counselling
Unit 9 : Language across the Curriculum
Unit 10 : Coaching and Mentoring for Teachers
Unit 11 : Portfolio of Professional Practice
Unit 12 : Digital Learning in Practice

Delivery

The course is delivered over a period of 1 year, on Saturdays from 9 am – 4 pm at the Gateway Graduate School, Colombo and Kandy.

Assessment

Assessments are based on written assignments, oral presentations and reflective records and there are no final examinations.