Free Online Course on ‘Succeeding in Teaching as Newly Qualified Teachers’

Course Manchester Metropolitan University

Opportunity Description

Course introduction

Here, develop strategies to support yourself in teaching and beyond and prepare yourself for the challenges and opportunities of the teaching career. This course is designed by educational experts at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Education and will help you in the transition from teacher training to becoming a newly qualified teacher.

You’ll grow your abilities in independent critical reflective practice (ICRP) and learn ways to manage your workload to support yourself in your new teaching journey. Besides, you’ll consider the prospective issues you may confront as a new teacher so that you feel ready to tackle the challenges of this rewarding career.

Furthermore, you’ll also create a teaching career-plan and learn the importance of celebrating your personal successes.

Course details:

Course developer: Manchester Metropolitan University

Instruction language: English

Course provider: Future Learn

Course type: Online and self-paced

Subject: Teaching

Price: Free

Duration: 3 weeks (2 hours/weekly study)

Start date: 3 August 2020

Course instructors: Ellie Overland, Joe Bynham and Steph Anisworth  

Learning objectives:

By completing this course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Build skills in personal reflection as a transition to becoming an autonomous, qualified teacher.
  • Put on strategies to manage workload, performative pressures, and enjoy support to survive as a new teacher.
  • And, find out ways of celebrating personal success and developing a teaching career plan.

Who can enroll?

This course is designed for all new teachers, no matter a primary or secondary teacher, or teaching in other contexts.

This course will give you support to transition from the training phase to being a new teacher in school.

Course syllabus/content

What topics will it cover?

  • How to become ready for your first teaching post.
  • How to develop professional self-reflection to continue obtaining your classroom practice.
  • Mentors and new teachers talk about the potential problems new teachers face.
  • Maintaining a balance among workload, performative pressures, and personal wellbeing.
  • Sources of support.
  • What if problems arise?
  • Lifelong learning. Celebrating success.

 Course benefits

  • 100% online
  • Access to this course for five weeks

How to apply?

You can apply and pursue this course by completing a registration in the given link.

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