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    Hi!

    Today I got my letter through with details about my PGCE interview.
    I'm just wondering if anyone has any advice?
    The PGCE is for A Levels.
    I also want to teach film studies/media studies/production.

    I also have to create a presentation about how to include English, Maths and ICT into my subject area, I already have a few ideas but was wondering if anyone had anymore that I possibly hadn't thought of.

    Lastly, if anyone has taken a PGCE interview before what is the maths test like that you have to do? I'm pretty worried about it!

    Thanks

    Faye


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    Hi,
    I'm not sure if you've already had your interview?
    I'm currently on my PGCE teaching post 16 tv and film, they're asking you to embed it into the lesson which is HUGE on the gov't agenda, ofsted etc.

    I'd be happy to let you have a look at my lesson plans if you want, might give you a few ideas for things like embedding learning styles, functional skills etc.
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    (Original post by KimberleyE21)
    Hi,
    I'm not sure if you've already had your interview?
    I'm currently on my PGCE teaching post 16 tv and film, they're asking you to embed it into the lesson which is HUGE on the gov't agenda, ofsted etc.

    I'd be happy to let you have a look at my lesson plans if you want, might give you a few ideas for things like embedding learning styles, functional skills etc.

    Hi,

    I had my interview yesterday!! I think it went well, I got some positive feedback from my presentation, I created 3 tasks that students could do that involved Maths, English & ICT & I passed the Maths & English tests. So hopefully I have done enough!!

    But I would still love to take a look at your lesson plans, if you don't mind, so I can think of more ideas & just look at the layout etc. that'd be great

    Thanks
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    Fingers crossed you get it!!!

    Can you send documents on here? I'm new to this site, still trying to work out how to use it!
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    I have no idea haha!! I only signed up to post this thread ha. I could send you my email through a personal message?
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    Hi guys,

    Im a bit late in applying for a PGCE

    but Im a film graduate and was wondering what courses would you recommend/ or have applied for that can lead me into teaching via the film route?

    Im currently considering Post 16 compulsory education....but not too sure what the course involves

    any advice would be appreciated!!
    thanks guys!!
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    (Original post by skosar)
    Hi guys,

    Im a bit late in applying for a PGCE

    but Im a film graduate and was wondering what courses would you recommend/ or have applied for that can lead me into teaching via the film route?

    Im currently considering Post 16 compulsory education....but not too sure what the course involves

    any advice would be appreciated!!
    thanks guys!!
    Hey,

    Well I have applied for the PGCE at Blackpool and the Fylde college in Blackpool but it is a course by Lancaster University or something but you do it in Blackpool.

    From what I know the PGCE is a general teaching course, you have a placement in your subject area, but the overall course doesn't involve too much about film because other people on the same course might be doing maths as their subject area?? I think anyway

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    Hi

    I have applied to the PGCE Post Compulsory at Wolverhampton Uni. From my experiences and research, the course will cover teaching theory in general which you then apply and adapt to your specific subject. E.G How to do a scheme of work/lesson planning etc. The unis tend to have specific subject specialism routes if you are doing Maths, English or ESOL.

    Hope that helps.

    (Original post by skosar)
    Hi guys,

    Im a bit late in applying for a PGCE

    but Im a film graduate and was wondering what courses would you recommend/ or have applied for that can lead me into teaching via the film route?

    Im currently considering Post 16 compulsory education....but not too sure what the course involves

    any advice would be appreciated!!
    thanks guys!!
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    Thanks guys for the replies!!

    Ive just checked the GTTR website and there are still some courses running with the post compulsary PGCE, especially in my birmingham where I would like to apply...im hoping to submite before the end of easter cos Ive contacted the admissions department of the uni and they said they get a late surge of applications during this time so i have to be quick!
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    (Original post by skosar)
    Thanks guys for the replies!!

    Ive just checked the GTTR website and there are still some courses running with the post compulsary PGCE, especially in my birmingham where I would like to apply...im hoping to submite before the end of easter cos Ive contacted the admissions department of the uni and they said they get a late surge of applications during this time so i have to be quick!
    Good luck!!
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    The PGCE will cover things such as writing SOW's, learning styles, theory etc. You won't cover anything to do with your subject specialism, unless you manage to get a PGCE Media specific course (which are hard to come by). I believe there is one in London. Have a look at local colleges too, I didn't apply to the GTTR for my PGCE, you applied straight to the college.

    Good luck! You're in for a hard year, suspend all social events and having a life. I'm on my 6th 4000 word essay since september!
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    Hi guys!!!

    sorry for late reply and thanks for the advice...


    Ive been so stressed out with my application that I haven't had time to check the forum. Im trying to write a personal statement and have so far come across a dead end. Do you guys have any tips for the application...any advice big or small much appreciated!!!

    p.s no im cutting it fine what with it already being mid april lol
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    What I did for my personal statement was mention:
    - Briefly about myself and my studies.
    - Why I want to teach.
    - Why I think I'd be a good teacher and how my studies have helped me with that, organisation skills etc.
    - Teaching experience & experience with young people e.g my mother is a childminder so I have a lot of experience with younger children, it's helped me work under pressure, think in my feet, helped me develop communication skills and it has made me want to experience teaching older students. I've also returned to my college various times over the past 3 years to talk to students and help them with work etc.
    - I made sure my passion for teaching and my subject area was strong throughout.

    Hope that helps.
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    thank you.. that helped loads!!

    will begin editing now!!
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    Hey. How did it go? What did u do a presentation on?

    I have an interview for the pgce post compulsory in just over a weeks time. Im so nervous. Have to present a 5 minute seasion on a topic of my choice related to the teaching of my subject (law) in the lifeling learning sector.

    Please help?!

    Any suggesstions or advice will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance :-)
 
 
 
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