Definitely ask this on the TES forum.
Usually if you fail or drop out of a PGCE/GTP it is almost impossible to get on with a different provider.
(make sure you check but) I don't think you can teach without passing the PGCE. I am sure you need a postgraduate certificate; to meet the QTS standards and to pass the skills tests. If you failled then you would not have met this criteria.
Hmmm but some GTP courses don't provide a PGCE certificate at the end and QTS is the requirement to teach....?
What part are you failing?
If you really wanted to teach then not all independent schools require you to have a teaching qualification. I'm not saying it is the best way (at all!) but it is A way. However, you obviously would still have to meet the standards of individual schools and they may not look favourably on you failing your PGCE.
Hi, I'm in dilemma... can anyone advise...
Basically I'm failing to meet the standards, as I've been off ill and had a little tough time adapting from the beginning... I've had an observation today and that was ok and the last observation I've past. However, because I was ill etc earlier on... I was falling behind, and my tutor has sent me back to observations to help boost my confidence etc. However, although observations of the teacher are good for me to learn and improve, I need more practise to fulfill the standards as time is running out. However the teacher will not let me take over the class now. The past few days have been bad, felt I hit rock bottom... I feel like I'm a different person now, very different from when I first started, feel like a failed teacher. I haven't yet failed, however... after my observation today, based on not my observation of the lesson today, but on my general everything in the practise, my mentor spoke to my tutor, who advise for me to defer, however where I am, there's no such thing as a deferral, and I told my mentor that, but she does not believe it and she said I will fail if I continue... I have a month left on this placement... but cannot return to the school because my school mentor is adamant I shouldn't carry on as I have strong chance of failure, however it goes against the policy that if there is a cause for concern, a second tutor visit is required then a final report. Now if I don't go in again into the school, it will constitute failure of the placement with no opportunity for retrieval, and if I do... I will be going against what my mentor said... that as far as she's concerned... my placement is finished
You definitely need to arrange to talk to your uni tutor. It should be possible to retake your placement at a later date, but only if you have the unis permission and not just leave now on your own accord
Hello guys can someone out there please please please help me. If you fail 2 placements is there a possibility you can re take the pgce year again at the same uni? I am having a lot of trouble with the uni. I received NO support what so ever and I have a meeting on Thursday to discuss situation with the course leader. Can someone please please please help me? Thanks