The skills and knowledge that teachers need to demonstrate to attain the CertPT are those that will benefit them in their professional practice, namely, their ability to:
The CertPT uses resource evaluation, creation and application as a means to support the development of teachers’ knowledge and practice. Recognising that effective CPD stems from the identification of specific learning and teaching needs relevant to context, the CertPT provides the opportunity for teachers to take an evaluative approach to their needs, relative to their context.
With direct reference to their local teaching context, successful course participants will be able to demonstrate an ability to:
With learning outcomes that are focused on pedagogical skills rather than on language-specific knowledge, the CertPT is versioned according to the chosen teaching contexts, enabling teachers to build their specialist knowledge as they develop as educational professionals. Centres must indicate which version(s) they plan to run in their course proposal.
CertPT versions might include:
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