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Secondary Science (Bio,Chem,Phys) 14/12/2017 | PGCE Interviews

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Thank you for confirming you will attend. Please bring your email confirmation with you on the day. Don't forget to refer to the Interview pages at londonmet.ac.uk/teacher for details how to prepare for your interview. If you find that you cannot attend and need an alternative date please return to eventbrite to cancel and re-book an alternative date. Remember we strongly recommend to attend the earliest date possible.

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Thank you for confirming you will attend. Please bring your email confirmation with you on the day. Don't forget to refer to the Interview pages at londonmet.ac.uk/teacher for details how to prepare for your interview. If you find that you cannot attend and need an alternative date please return to eventbrite to cancel and re-book an alternative date. Remember we strongly recommend to attend the earliest date possible.
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If you have received an email invitation confirming you have been shortlisted for interview please book a place above. You must then read below for details how to prepare for your interview.


FOR INTERVIEW PREPARATION INFORMATION PLEASE READ THE FULL DETAILS ON THIS PAGE

In addition please check the course requirements on http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/applying/postgraduate/teacher-training-ite/applying/ to ensure that you fully understand the entry criteria that must be met (if successful) before you can be granted clearance to enrol.


The timeline below is for guidance only and you should note the date you have booked may have a different start time.

  • 15 Minute Introduction to the PGCE Teacher Training Programme.

  • 45 Minute written task that will be to assess your literacy and knowledge of teaching practice.

  • Remainder time: During this period you will present a teaching exercise from the list below and have an individual interview with a course tutor to discuss your application and merits for the course.


Subject Specific Tast for PGCE Secondary Science with Biology/Chemistry/Physics Interview

You should read the National Curriculum specification for 11-16 year olds in your subject (Secondary) and make sure you are able to make a convincing case about how your subject knowledge equips you to teach the subject for which you are applying.

You are also required to plan an activity for the interview. Please follow the instructions below carefully. If you have any questions about what is required then you should contact the course leader for your subject.

To demonstrate your subject knowledge in Biology, Chemistry or Physics, you are expected to teach a 10 minute mini lesson (to an imaginary key stage 3 audience) of any aspect from one of the key areas of;

  • Cells
  • Energy
  • Evolution
  • Forces
  • Interdependence
  • Particles
  • Space

Your lesson should address the following:

  • The learning objectives and outcomes
  • Possible differentiation for pupils of different abilities
  • Addressing possible misconceptions
  • Assessing if the desired outcome was achieved

ICT presentation facilities will be available but you are strongly advised to have paper copies in case of a problem with ICT equipment. Please pay particular attention to the clarity of your explanations of scientific ideas, which is a vital area for science teachers and more important than use of multimedia at this stage.

Please direct any queries you have regarding this preparation to: ITT@londonmet.ac.uk where appropriate these will be forwarded to the relevant tutors for a response.

All other queries as per the FAQ's below.


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Use of public transport is strongly recommended. Holloway Road Tube station (Picadilly Line) is located directly outside The University. There are also good bus services on Holloway Road. Parking is very restricted and likely to be expensive for a full day.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Call admissions 0207-133-4203 or email ITT@londonmet.ac.uk

Can I update my registration information?

If you cannot attend the date you choose, check and rebook an alternative. Please ensure you cancel your original booking. Further dates will be released but if your deadline is imminent call admissions 0207-133-4203 for further advice.

I applied to a school why am I invited to London Metropolitan for my interview?

Our partner schools (Cardinal Pole, Aylward Academy, Princess May Primary, Orchard Primary, Winchmore and Crest) all work with London Met who accredit their Teacher Training Programs. This means that you will attend the University for the interviews with applicants from all routes. Teachers from the schools may also attend and support the interview process.

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