Pearson SRF BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Learning qualification is offered by Pearson Edexcel, UK. The objective of this course is to enhance the pedagogical skills of school teachers, keeping up with the latest academic and practical developments in the education industry. It is an internationally recognized qualification, ideally suited for those who are passionate to excel in teaching at private and international schools.
Pearson is one of the leading examining and awarding bodies in the UK and throughout the World, providing a wide range of academic, vocational and occupational qualifications. The courses are exclusively delivered by the Gateway Graduate School, while the qualification is awarded by Pearson Edexcel, UK. This Teacher Training programs have proven their success with more than 20 intakes in Gateway Graduate School campuses in Colombo and Kandy within the last 7 years.
- GCE Advanced Level examination with credit passes for English Language and Mathematics in the GCE Ordinary Level examination
- GCE Ordinary Level examination with substantial experience in teaching
- Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching and Learning
Units (Modules) Offered
Unit 1: Soft Skills for Teaching
Unit 2: Principles and Values in Teaching and Learning
Unit 3: Personal and Professional Development Through Reflective Teaching Practice
Unit 4: Further Personal and Professional Development Through Reflective Teaching Practice
Unit 5: Assessment Methods in Education
Unit 6: Creative Development in Teaching and Learning
Unit 7: Use of Resources in Teaching and Learning
Unit 8: Pedagogical Use of ICT
Unit 9: Supporting the Independent Learner
Unit 10: Introduction to Philosophy and Education
Unit 11: Sociological Factors and Education
Unit 12: Creating a Positive Classroom Environment
Unit 13: Effective Behaviour Management
Modes of Delivery: Face to face, Blended learning and Distance Learning
The course is delivered over a period of 1 year, on Saturdays from 9.00 am – 4.00 pm at the Gateway Graduate School, Colombo and Kandy.
Assessments are based on written assignments, oral presentations and reflective records. There will be no final examinations.
On successful completion of Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Learning, students can do the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Educational Management which is awarded by Pearson (Edexcel), UK.