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.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 10 September

    Introductions 09:30 to 10:00 Room to be advised, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Expectations and "Getting to know you" Bingo 10:00 to 11:00 Room to be advised, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Coffee Break 11:00 to 11:15 Hot and cold food and drinks are for sale in the Harcourt Kitchen, or you can bring your own
    Library Tour and Group Task 11:15 to 12:30 Room to be advised, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Ground Rules and Learning Contracts 12:30 to 12:45 Room to be advised, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Lunch 12:45 to 13:30 Hot and cold food and drinks are for sale in the Harcourt Kitchen, or you can bring your own
    Course Overview, TSVs, Tutorials, Admin Regulations, Shoebox Exercise 13:30 to 16:30 Room to be advised, Harcourt Hill Campus

    Thursday 13 September

    Enrolment 13:00 to 14:00 Student Central, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course.

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of School Professor Mary Wild
    Programme Lead Ms Mandy Winters
    Course Leader Dr Janet Hobley
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Robert Drake
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Hazel Rothera
    Programme Administrator To be appointed +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.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Dr Janet Hobley AG.03 48 8385
    Dr Marian McLachlan AG.02 48 8514
    Dr Ian Summerscales AG.01 48 8532

    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.