DET (DTLLS) leads to QTLS which is apparently equivalent to QTS which means you can teach in schools.
DET is a 2 year course similar to the PGCE but is there any advantage doing the DET graduate route over the DET non-graduate route if it leads to the same qualification?
Also would somebody with QTS be more favoured over somebody with QTLS or are they true equivalents?
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- Thread Starter
- 11-11-2015 08:25
- 15-11-2015 01:36
Det and pgce have the same outcome: you can apply for qtls and teaching jobs in college.
I'm currently going through the same research. I think you can go straight onto a pgce as a graduate and get the funding from student finance. With det i am finding that a lot of colleges require you to have done aet and cet to get onto the course. This can be advantageous if you're struggling to find a part time pgce because the aet/cet/det route is more part time in a lot of colleges.
I've heard from some people that the pgce is more academic than the det but they have the same outcome so I'm not that bothered.
With a secondary school pgce you cam teach in secondary school or college. With the post sixteen pgce some secondary schools might not accept you. The pgce secondary is more versatile I guess but it depends what your end goal is.
- 15-11-2015 23:04
I also looked at this as a route to do while I was doing a part time degree. I got quite a lot of feedback that although in legality terms QTLS & QTS are equal (you can even work in secondary schools now with QTLS) employers still want QTS.