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Part Time

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Course Length

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Home / Course / Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy

Who is this course for?

The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy (QCF) is a standalone specialist qualification for teachers working in the education and training sector who wish to obtain a specialist teaching qualification in literacy.

It is suitable for teachers, tutors and trainers working in a variety of settings including colleges, adult and community learning centres or delivering work-based learning.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Minimum Level 2 English Qualification

Level 4 Generic Teaching Qualification

What are the key things you'll learn?

The aim of this course is to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes for teaching literacy.

This course will enable you to use inclusive literacy and language teaching and assessment approaches to meet the needs of individual learners.

The course will focus on theories and principles relating to language acquisition and learning and literacy learning and development and give you the skills to analyse spoken and written language.  Literacy and the learners will help you to understand the significance of language change, the relationship between language and social processes and other factors which can influence literacy and language acquisition, learning and use.

How you will learn

Examples of assessment methods include – Assignments, case studies, checklists, essays, observations, online assessments, portfolio of evidence, reflective learning journals, and self-evaluation and action plan.

Where could this course take you?

You could go on to complete a Level 5 Diploma in Maths