Free Online Course on ‘Preparing for A Career in Teaching’ by Manchester Metropolitan University

Course in Education and Languages
  • Online, Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 49264
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Course introduction

This online course will enable you to get ready for a career in teaching by learning the attributes of a good teacher and reflecting on your own experiences of education. This course is an ideal starting point before beginning a formal teacher training course. Furthermore, it will give you a sense of the most vital teaching skills and help you discover your own preconceptions of teaching.

In this course, you’ll know about all the different traits that helps a teacher become a great teacher and what knowledge and teaching skills you may need when you enter the classroom.

Course details:

  • Course developer: Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Instruction language: English
  • Course provider: Future Learn
  • Course type: Online and self-paced
  • Subject: Teaching
  • Price: Free with limited access, Monthly Subscription: $27.99, or Buy this course: $54
  • Duration: 3 weeks (2 hours per week)
  • Start date: Available now

Learning objectives:

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

  • Identify the qualities and skills of good teachers.
  • Reflect on how teaching can be ‘measured’.
  • Explore how teachers can manage classrooms.
  • Converse different approaches to managing behaviour in classrooms.
  • Compare school structures and diverse types of schools.
  • Discover how your own experience of education has impacted your views of schools.
  • Formulate an action plan to move into a career in teaching.

 Who can enroll?

  • This course is for everyone who is willing to teach or who wants to become a teacher in the future.
  • It’s appropriate for learners of any age and from anywhere in the world, as it takes a global viewpoint on teaching.

Course syllabus:

  • First Week: What makes teaching exciting?
  • Second Week: How to ‘see’ in the classroom
  • Third Week: Developing your philosophy of education

What topics will it cover?

  • What makes a good teacher and can teaching be ‘measured’?
  • How teachers can manage behavior in classrooms.
  • Use your own experiences and further research to gain insight into varying school structures.
  • Create an action plan to take the first steps into a career in teaching.

 Course benefits

  • 100% online
  • Access to this course for 3 weeks

How to apply?

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

Enroll Now

For further information about Free Online Course on ‘Preparing for A Career in Teaching’ by Manchester Metropolitan University, please refer to FutureLearn’s website.

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