Who is this course for?

The BA (Hons) in Primary Education leads to an honours degree and the professional qualification of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), enabling you to begin your teaching career as a newly qualified teacher (NQT) equipped with the necessary subject knowledge, skills and understanding to start your career as a primary practitioner.

Why Primary Education?

This course forms part of a suite of Initial Teacher Education courses at Canterbury Christ Church University. We provide a significant proportion of the teachers in the South-East of England, with a particular emphasis on Kent and Medway. Teachers from Canterbury Christ Church University work in a wide range of education settings and schools across the country and the wider world. The University is committed to training the next generation of outstanding teachers. Continue reading “Why Primary Education?”

The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World In Flux

“The most important book I have read in many years.”
-Tony Wagner, Harvard University i-lab Expert in Residence, author of Creating Innovators
A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past–and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change

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Types of education

There are different methods of categorizing types of education. One way to divide it into formal education, non-formal education, and informal education.

Formal education is usually in school, where a person may learn basic, academic, or trade skills. Small children often attend a nursery or kindergarten but often formal education begins in elementary school and continues with secondary school. Post-secondary education (or higher education) is usually at a college or university which may grant an academic degree. Continue reading “Types of education”

Dollar Bounces Ahead of Fed

continued to edge cautiously higher as investors look to the upcoming monetary policy decision from the US Federal Reserve Bank. Given the current state and the outlook for inflationary trends in the US, expectations are generally lower that the Fed will not make any policy adjustment when they announce the outcome of the 2-day policy meeting which concludes today. Experts say that they’ll look to the language of the Fed statement for clues as to the possible timing of the next rate hike, but currently forecasters are Continue reading “Dollar Bounces Ahead of Fed”