Obtain Qualified Teacher Status while training to become a maths teacher.
â¢Gain a deep understanding of mathematics and learn to teach effectively.
â¢Benefit from a 90% course employment record, and healthy job market.
â¢Qualify as a teacher faster than through a PGCE.
â¢Gain hands-on experience with school placements from your first year onwards.
â¢Prepare yourself for advanced qualifications in maths.
Move quickly into a full-time secondary teaching post in mathematics. You develop your understanding of the subject, starting from your own level, while attaining vital theoretical and practical experience of teaching. You graduate with Qualified Teacher Status, ready for full-time employment in a subject with a national shortage of such.
**How you learn**
This rounded course allows for rewarding individual and collaborative study alongside school placements from your first year. As well as developing an in-depth knowledge of Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 (GCSE) and post-16 mathematics, you'll learn how to effectively impart this knowledge via teaching theory lessons and school-based experience.
You learn through:
â¢lessons from mathematics tutors and education specialists
â¢school placements from early in the course, with at least 24 weeks in total
â¢advanced modules preparing you for the different stages of secondary teaching
â¢small groups and a collaborative atmosphere
â¢research, practical work, presentations and written assignments
Starting from one day per week in your first year to longer periods in your second and third, you will work in schools to gain practical experience vital for teaching. You will be assigned a school-based mentor to help you hone your practical skills and apply your theory - helping you to work with individual students up to full classes. Sheffield Hallam has strong links to regional secondary schools to ensure your training is of the highest quality. Many of our graduates attain full time employment at their placement schools.
The majority of our graduates go directly into employment as qualified teachers, and the course's employment record currently stands at 90%. A number of key transferrable skills are also developed throughout the course allowing for alternative progression or career routes.
This course prepares you for a career in:
â¢academic careers as a researcher via Masters level study and PhD
â¢local authority/voluntary sector worker or researcher
â¢non-government organisation (NGO) administrative and research posts
â¢enrichment work with young people
â¢more general graduate careers including, for example, retail management and the civil service
The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20.
**Year 1 compulsory modules**
Development Of Mathematical Thought - 20 credits
Mathematics For Meaning A - 20 credits
Mathematics For Meaning B - 20 credits
Practice In The Context Of Learning And Teaching - 20 credits
Problem Solving Through Modelling - 20 credits
Sets And Matrices - 20 credits
The Experience Of Learning Mathematics - 20 credits
**Year 2 compulsory modules**
20th And 21st Century Applications Of Mathematics - 20 credits
Development Of Geometric Ideas - 20 credits
Introduction To Fundamental Constructs In Mathematics Education - 20 credits
Relations And Functions - 20 credits
School Based Training 1
Statistical Literacy - 20 credits
**Year 2 elective module**
Developing Learning And Teaching Within The Curriculum - 20 credits
**Final year compulsory modules**
Becoming A Mathematics Teacher - 20 credits
Development Of Ideas In Number Theory - 20 credits
Groups And Geometry - 20 credits
Infinite Processes - 20 credits
School Based Training 2 - 20 credits
**Year 2 elective module**
Professional Studies In Education - 20 credits
Application deadline details:
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