Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses are for pre-Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students who are in need of development of subject knowledge before starting ITT. All courses aim to provide participants with key areas of knowledge and understanding of their subject needed to teach the school curriculum in their subject area. They are for those starting PGCE, School Direct Tuition and School Direct Salaried courses.
Sessions run from 10.00- 4.00 with an hour for lunch.
All sessions are taught on the University’s Walsall Campus.
What happens on the course?
Indicative topics covered:
Approaches in Psychology
Areas in Psychology
Issues and Debates in Psychology
How the Specifications in Psychology compare and contrast
The Assessment Objectives
Course tutors are experienced teachers and experts in their subject areas who model best practice as part of their delivery.
We are a long-standing, successful provider of Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) and carefully match teaching and content to the needs of those starting ITE courses.
We believe in supporting participants to achieve the level of success they require.
What skills will you gain?
To have gained sufficient subject knowledge and understanding to begin Secondary Psychology teacher training.
Not be going onto an undergraduate course.
Not already hold qualified teacher status.
Have an offer to start teacher training in the next academic year.
Course fees and finance
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.
The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.
Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.
Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.