School of Education

  • PGCE Education - Post-Compulsory

    Induction Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving PGCE Education - Post-Compulsory students in Induction Week (10-14 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information. Everything you need to know about Harcourt Hill Campus is here.




    Monday 10 September

    Introductions 09:30 to 12:30 FG.07, F Building, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Lunch 12:30 to 14:00 Hot and cold food and drinks are for sale in the Harcourt Kitchen, or you can bring your own
    What You Need to Bring for Enrolment
    14:00 to 16:00 Student Central, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Tuesday 11 September

    Teaching sessions continue 09:30 to 16:30. You will already have received the full timetable for this week via email prior to the start of the course.
    The timetable for the remainder of the Autumn term will be available from Monday 10 September.

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course.


    Contact Details

    Head of School Professor Mary Wild
    Programme Lead Ms Mandy Winters
    Course Leader Ms Clare Fenwick
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Michael Barringer
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Hazel Rothera
    Programme Administrator Mrs Bethany McNamara-Dale +44 (0)1865 488292

    Recommended Reading

    Here is some general preparatory reading.

    Book Details

    Armitage, A., Cogger, A., Evershed, J., Hayes, D., Lawes, S. and Renwick, M. (2016). Teaching in Post-14 Education & Training. 5th ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press
    Duckworth, V., Wood, J., Dickinson, J. and Bostock, J. (2010). Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Exeter: Learning Matters
    Gregson, M. and Hillier, Y. (2015). Reflective Teaching in Further, Adult and Higher Education. London: Bloomsbury
    Petty, G. (2014). Teaching Today: A Practical Guide. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press
    Race, P. (2014). Making Learning Happen: A Guide for Post-Compulsory Education. 3rd ed. London: Sage
    Wallace, S. (2011). Teaching, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector. 4th ed. Exeter: Learning Matters

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for PGCE Education - Post-Compulsory. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is, and when to meet them, when you enrol.




    Ms Clare Fenwick B1.17 48 8779
    Dr Marian McLachlan AG.02 48 8514

    Important Things to Bring with You

    • Writing materials;
    • If not checked at interview:
      • Your degree certificate;
      • Your GCSE English Language and Mathematics certificates;
      • And/or your vocational qualifications.