Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development

Last Updated: November 19th 2019

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Continuing Professional Development

Newman offers you the opportunity to enhance your professional knowledge, understanding and skills by developing and implementing systematic professional enquiry and academic research. We are committed to professional development and provide continuing professional development (CPD) for teachers and lecturers at all levels, support staff, governors and other professionals engaged in education.

MA Education
We offer a generic MA Education and also an MA Education with specialist routes in Catholic School Leadership, Early Childhood Education and Care, Higher Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability, Leadership and Management, Learning and Teaching, Mentoring and Coaching, Research in Education and Safeguarding.

The programme promotes critical engagement in a range of contemporary issues pertinent to specific interests and needs and you are encouraged to explore your own personal and professional interests and expertise.

Core/compulsory modules: Research Methods and Dissertation
Elective modules: An Introduction to Mentoring and Coaching, Advanced Mentoring and Coaching, Learning, Teaching and Assessment, Learning via new Technologies, Educational Leadership, Change Management, Reflective Practice, SEN and Inclusion, The role of the SENCo, International Education, Professional Enquiry Skills, Independent Study, Specialist Study.

Postgraduate Certificate in Catholic School Leadership
If you choose Educational Leadership in Catholic Schools and Change Management in Catholic Schools, as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care
If you choose the following three modules as your first modules – Leading Early Years Practice, Safeguarding Children and Effective Early Years Pedagogy and Practice – you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education
If you choose the Supporting Student Learning in HE and Introduction to HE Practice modules as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability 
If you choose the Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability  and The Role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator as modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate National Award for SEN Coordination
This award is mandatory for all SENCOs who are new to the role since 2009 and must be achieved within three years of taking up the post..

Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management in Education
If you choose the Educational Leadership and Change Management modules as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Education
If you choose the Learning, Teaching and Assessment and Learning via New Technologies modules as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring and Coaching in Education
If you choose An Introduction to Mentoring and Coaching and Advanced Mentoring and Coaching as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Research in Education
If you choose Research Design: Methodology and Methods and Professional Enquiry as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

Postgraduate Certificate in Safeguarding
If you choose Contemporary Issues in Safeguarding and Vulnerability and Voices, Rights and Representation as your first modules you can gain this award in addition to the MA Education.

The Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA)
The TLA is a professional membership organisation which provides a range of learning opportunities through a professional development framework. The TLA is designed for those studying/ working within education at all stages and across the educational workforce. The framework supports individual learning and/ or institutional improvement, by participants reflecting on their learning in a chosen focus area and writing this up as a project. Projects and good practice can be disseminated across peers/ colleagues/ institutions and nationally via our annual conference. The TLA has been commended as a highly successful professional development framework with a range of common positive impacts for institutional improvement (NFER, 2009). The TLA is now managed by a consortium of higher education institutions. Newman University is the TLA provider for the West Midlands, East Midlands and the South West.

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