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education open evening thursday 8th November 2012


Welcome Welcome to the Faculty of Education Open Evening.

I am very pleased that you have taken the time to come along and see what we have to offer.

The Faculty of Education at Edge Hill is the UK's largest provider of education and training for the whole school workforce and we continually strive to offer an outstanding experience for all of our students as they learn and prepare for their chosen career working as part of the country’s children’s workforce.

Robert Smedley, The University has recently achieved Grade 1 Dean of the ‘outstanding' results across all 33 possible Faculty of Education graded areas covering every phase of initial teacher training - Primary & Early Years, Secondary and Post-Compulsory Education and Training. This recognition from Ofsted reflects the quality of the training experience at Edge Hill University and its partner schools and colleges, and the stunning outcomes that our trainees achieve.

We are keen to help and support you in making the correct choice of programme that will meet your needs and offer that really outstanding experience that I know you are looking for.

I hope you enjoy your time with us and that we can help you make the right choice With very best wishes,

Robert Smedley, Dean of the Faculty of Education


Topic

What

APPLYING TO EDGE HILL ADVICE One to one information (Equivalency Programmes and advice

Access Programmes

When

Where

6pm – 8pm

E2

and Fastrack)

Admissions advice

One to one information and advice

6pm – 8pm

E2

Pre-entry Advice and Guidance

One to one information and advice

6pm – 8pm

E2

Professional Skills Test Demonstrations

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E4

5:30pm

E1

One to one information and advice

6pm – 8pm

E2

One to one information and advice

6pm – 8pm

Foyer meeting room

Student Fees and Presentation followed by Q&A Finance

Postgraduate Applications, Personal Statements and Interview Preparation


Access Programmes Equivalency Programme

If you do not have the necessary GCSE grade C or above in English Language, Mathematics or Science, tutors will be able to offer advice about the appropriate Edge Hill Equivalency Test Module. For further information and to register your interest please go to edgehill.ac.uk/tests

Please see a member of the Admissions Team for clarification of your qualifications.

Fastrack

Preparation for Teaching (30 weeks + 6 weeks) Preparation for Higher Education (7 weeks)

Fastrack is an intensive 30 week part time and 6 weeks full time Preparation for Initial Teacher Training programme for adults, designed to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself for entry to a specific Initial Teacher Training course at Edge Hill University. Successful completion will enable you to start a full time Initial Teacher Training degree from the following September. For further information and an application form please go to edgehill.ac.uk/fastrack

Routes available to be confirmed, please check website for details.


Course

What

When

Where

FIND OUT ABOUT COURSES AND SUBJECTS Children and Young People’s Learning and Development

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E23

Early Years Education with QTS

Presentation followed by Q&A

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E1

Teaching, learning and assessment skills workshop

7pm

E5

Early Years PGCE

Presentation followed by Q&A

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E7

Early Years Professional Practice and Leadership Early Years Professional Status

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E24

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E24

International Early One to one drop in Years Education

6pm – 8pm

E24

Post-Compulsory Presentation Education and Training

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E25

Primary Education with QTS specialisms in: - English - Mathematics - Modern Foreign Languages - Science

Presentation followed by Q&A

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E1

Teaching, learning and assessment skills workshop

7pm

E5

Presentation Primary PGCE followed by Q&A - English - Mathematics - Modern Foreign Languages - Science

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E6

Postgraduate Professional Development

6pm – 8pm

E22

One to one drop in


Course

What

When

Where

Secondary Education with QTS - Overview

Presentation

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E19

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E17

One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm

E16 E17 E18 E16

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E16

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E18

6:15pm & 7:15pm

E20

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E17

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E17

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E17

One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm

E16 E16 E16 E17 E18 E16

One to one drop in One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm 6pm – 8pm

E16 E18

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E18

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E16

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E18

One to one drop in

6pm – 8pm

E23

- Design & Technology - English - ICT - Mathematics - Modern Foreign Languages - Religious Education - Science - Biology - Chemistry - Physics

Secondary PGCE Presentation - Overview

- Applied Art & Design - Business Education - Design & Technology - English - Geography - History - ICT - Mathematics - Modern Foreign Languages - Music - Physical Education - Physics with Maths - Religious Education - Science - Biology - Chemistry - Physics Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Practice


Applications for Initial Teacher Training Applications for admission to initial teacher training should be made for the postgraduate route to The Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR) and for the undergraduate route to The University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), the contact details are as follows:

GTTR Rosehill New Barn Lane Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL50 3SH

Tel: 0871 408 0409 www.gttr.ac.uk

UCAS Application Requests UCAS Rosehill New Barn Lane Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL52 3LZ

Tel: 01242 222 444 www.ucas.ac.uk

Direct applications to Edge Hill University

Applications for Foundation Degrees, part-time programmes and professional development should be made directly to Edge Hill University. Application Forms are available today from the Helpdesk or can be downloaded from the Edge Hill website.


Enquiries and Contact List Accommodation For accommodation enquiries, e.g. halls of residence, pricing or locally available accommodation, please contact our Accommodation Team; 01695 584554

Admissions For any application enquiries please ask our Admissions Team this evening, or alternatively contact them on the following number; 01695 650950

Campus Tours Campus tours are available on the first Wednesday of each month at 2:00pm from the Main Reception. Please note these can be arranged by calling 01695 657000 or emailing study@edgehill.ac.uk

Childcare For help or advice about childcare please call the Student Information Centre Helpdesk; 01695 584554

Equivalency Tests For any enquiries please contact our Access Programmes Team; 01695 657148 or email edgehilltests@edgehill.ac.uk

Student Finance For advice on managing all aspects of student finance please call a member of our Finance and Welfare Team on the following number; 01695 584554


Emergency Procedures For your own safety and well-being, visitors are asked to take note of the following information:

What to do…

On hearing the fire alarm

• •

The alarm sounds continually Follow the green and white Fire Exit signs to leave the building by the nearest available exit.

The Assembly Area for this building is the piazza area across the bridge

Please note: • All rooms contain a fire action notice • Signs for ‘Fire Exit’ can be recognised by white letters on a green background • Visitors are asked to ensure that their parked vehicles do not cause an obstruction should any emergency vehicles need access onto campus.

In case of personal injury/illness

• •

Go to the Helpdesk to request first aid assistance Helpdesk staff will arrange for an ambulance to be called where necessary. Report any injury to a member of staff on the help desk.

If property is lost/mislaid Report details to staff on the Helpdesk located in the foyer of this building. Should you have any other problems, please report to staff at the Helpdesk in the main foyer.


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Edge Hill University Education Open Evening  

Edge Hill University Education Open Evening Thursday 8th November 2012

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