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

Course in Education and Languages

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 42282
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedSelf Funded
  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Application Fee Required No

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 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

Subject: Teaching

Price: Free & self-financed

Duration: 3 weeks (2 hours/weekly study)

Application Deadline: Not specified

Course instructors: Ellie Overland, Jo Bynham, and Steph Ainsworth 

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, whether primary or secondary teachers 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:

How do you make the transition from a student to a new teacher?

Weekly Breakdown:

  • An introduction with incoming teachers
  • What are the primary challenges?
  • Who can help you along the way?

How do you develop your identity as a new teacher?

Weekly Breakdown:

  • What are the most rewarding aspects of being a new teacher?
  • What will you be known as a new teacher?
  • What beneficial effects do new instructors have on schools?
  • Making plans for a good first year as a teacher

How can you face problems while also celebrating your successes?

Weekly Breakdown:

  • What are the difficulties that new teachers face?
  • What is resilience?
  • What resources can assist you in overcoming obstacles?
  • For new instructors, continuous improvement and lifelong learning are essential.
  • As a new teacher, you will be successful.

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 registration at the given link.

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To learn more about the online course, please visit Future Learn’s website.

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