Teaching Academy — Solihull Sixth Form College

Teaching Academy

Please note this is an enrichment options. Students do not add this at the application stage, but will add it at enrolment.

Enrichment Overview
This specialist enrichment activity is open to all students who are interested in a teaching career. Students will benefit from a bespoke teaching programme that has been tailored to provide students with both academic and vocational knowledge of teaching practice. Essentially you will learn some of the building blocks of how to teach. This is a brand-new enrichment and will be delivered in partnership with South Birmingham College Teaching School and the Summit Trust.

Why choose this enrichment?
If you are considering teaching for your career progression, this enrichment will be extremely useful. You will gain knowledge of teaching practice and participate in work experience or school-based visits. There is also the opportunity to complete an Extended Project – a qualification highly valued by universities.

How long will the enrichment last?
Full year.

How much time a week will it involve?
1 period a week for the main session and 1-2 hours a week of independent study in completing your Extended Project Qualification.

What will it cost?
There may be possible costs for local travel and events. A clear DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ may also needed. The cost of the DBS is approximately £60.00 and details of how to pay will be provided.

Who can sign up?
This course is for all students studying any subject discipline who has an interest in becoming a teacher in the future.

How do I sign up?
At enrolment. It is not possible to do another enrichment alongside this.

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