The assessment consists of
Unit 1 which has
2 Externally Set and Externally Marked assignments (2500 words each)
1 Viva Voce Assessment (20 minutes)
Unit 2 which has
1 Externally Set and Externally Marked assignment (3000 words). It also includes video evidence of delivery practice and a portfolio of evidence that substantiates progression towards this delivery. This in effect is evidence of observing lessons, evaluating those lessons and of preparing, teaching, resourcing and delivering (at least ten) lessons – including the externally assessed video performance *.
*Learners will have been teaching/observing and involved in feedback for a total of 20 hours of teaching practice, which will both enable them to reflect critically and evaluate their own and others' practice and in turn aid their professional development.
Unit 3 which has
One extended written assignment of 5,000–6,000 words.
In order to successfully achieve the qualification, candidates must complete, and receive a grade of a pass for
I. each written assignment (Units 1, 2 and 3)
II. four teaching observations (Unit 2)
III. the teaching practice portfolio (Unit 2)
- MODULE 1: UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE AND METHODOLOGY FOR TEACHING
- MODULE 2: PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING
- MODULE 3: RESEARCH REPORT