03/06/2020

Categories: Education and Teacher Training, Undergradute

What a career in Education and Teacher Training looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for a degree in the industry you want to head into.

In this blog, we’ll be looking at careers in the education sector and what the future can look like for someone wanting to join the industry. Getting into teaching is an admirable choice, helping others improve their lives. Many teachers specialise in a subject or an age group, but all of them do more than teach knowledge, they help children grow into what the future needs. By the end of this blog, you’ll know more about this spectacular industry and the wonderful people in it.

Potential careers

People choose to get into teaching for several reasons, some want to give back to their community, some wish to pass on their knowledge and wisdom, and some enjoy helping others to better themselves. Whatever reason you have, know that teaching is one of the most respected job roles in society.

There are many different teaching roles, and you can choose a variety of education levels and subjects. Many people decide to become a primary school teacher as it gives them more chance to mould students into good citizens and, they don’t have to deal with teenage drama.

Primary school teachers have the chance to teach multiple subjects daily, from English and Math’s to Technology and Computing. The challenges that a primary school teacher faces are keeping the children interested in long enough so having a bubbly and upbeat personality with fun ideas is essential.

In the spotlight

For decades incredible teachers are helping improve lives every day up and down the country, inspiring the next generation. Someone who was inspired to become a teacher was none other than front man of rock group KISS, Gene Simmons. Before performing in front of thousands of fans, he was a 6th-grade teacher in New York’s Spanish Harlem.

If you’ve been inspired to get into teaching, then starting your Undergraduate degree at the University of Bolton this September is a great idea. For more information about the courses, click here.

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BA (Hons) Education and Learning
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education (Advanced Standing)
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11 - 16) Modern Foreign Languages with QTS
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11-16) English with QTS
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed 14+ English and ESOL
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M 14+ English and ESOL
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Effective Practice in Teacher Education (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

Salford College

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The Growth Company

Cert(CPD) Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

The Growth Company

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Educational Leadership
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Educational Leadership
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Global Educational Leadership
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Inclusive Education
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MEd Professional Development in Education
Part-time
Mode of study
36 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Secondary Education (11 - 16) and Mathematics with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Secondary Education (11-16) and English with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11 - 16) Computing with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11 - 16) Mathematics with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11 - 16) Modern Foreign Languages with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M (Secondary 11-16) English with QTS
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M 14+ English and ESOL
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed 14+ English and ESOL
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ Mathematics (Numeracy)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ Mathematics (Numeracy)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Art, Creative Practice and Performance)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ Sport
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education M 14+
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ Mathematics (Numeracy)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ Mathematics (Numeracy)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education M 14+
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher and Professional Education (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

AdvDip(CPD) Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher and Professional Education (Online) (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Professional Practice (top-up)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Global Educational Leadership
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Inclusive Education
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MEd Professional Development in Education
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

PgCert Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education
Distance
Mode of study
30 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

MA Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education (Advanced Standing)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgCert Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education
Part-time
Mode of study
30 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

EdD Doctor of Education
Part-time
Mode of study
72 months
Duration

University of Bolton

EdD Professional Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration

University of Bolton

Cert(CPD) Preparation for Education and Training (UOB)
Part-time
Mode of study
40 hours
Duration

University of Bolton

Dip(CPD) Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

Dip(CPD) Introduction to Teaching and Learning (HE5)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

University of Bolton

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

Aquinas College

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

Salford College

PGCE M Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ Dance
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

Shockout Arts

Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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