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Short course Practice Educator Stage 2

Course overview

Start date

September 2020

Subject area

Social Work and Community

Attendance

Part-time

Learning

On campus, dual delivery

Course summary

Study Days for our September intake are:

Tuesday 15th Sept 2020

Tuesday 1st October 2020

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Tuesday 8th December 2020

Tuesday 10th February 2021

Tuesday 16th March 2021

Teaching may be located at one of the UEL campuses or online – TBC

The short Practice Educator - Stage 2 course is for qualified social workers who want to supervise students qualifying for their BA (Hons) Social Work or MA Social Work degrees during their placements.

This course is linked to your professional requirement as a social worker to provide evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), as part of your continued registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. It is mapped to the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) of the College of Social Work.

We run Practice Educator - Stage 2 in partnership with local authorities. It is a regulatory body requirement that our practice educators are qualified to an appropriate level.

 

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Complete this course by attending only 6 study days and enhance your career.

Continued Professional Development

This course meets the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements as set by the Health and Care Professions Council.

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How you'll learn

The course comprises six days of teaching, led by Dr Jo Finch, Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Programme Leader of the MA and Step up to Social Work courses.

Sessions will feature group discussions to promote a reflective approach to the task of education practice. You will also receive direct guidance on teaching and learning theory, assessing fairly, working with struggling or failing students, and devising teaching and learning tools.

Fees and funding

The Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) are here to help you navigate
your finances while you're a student at the University of East London.

We can give you advice, information and guidance on government and
university funds so that you receive your full funding entitlement.

Email: study@uel.ac.uk

Phone: 020 8223 4444





Tuition fees
UK/EU
£TBC
Course fees will be confirmed soon.
There are a number of ways you can pay your fees to UEL
•    Online payment facilities
•    By telephone
•    In person at our Docklands or Stratford campus
•    Bank transfer Full information on making payments can be found here
If you wish to discuss payments to the University, please contact our Income Team on 020 8223 2030 or you can email cashiers@uel.ac.uk








The Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) are here to help you navigate
your finances while you're a student at the University of East London.

We can give you advice, information and guidance on government and
university funds so that you receive your full funding entitlement.

Email: study@uel.ac.uk

Phone: 020 8223 4444





Tuition fees
UK/EU
£TBC
Course fees will be confirmed soon.

At UEL, we understand that studying in another country is a big financial commitment. If you apply early for an postgraduate course, you may be entitled to a scholarship of up to £4,000. You can find out more about the international scholarships here. In addition to this, we offer a five per cent early payment discount and 15 per cent alumni discount.

The Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) also run an Emergency International Fund to assist international students in hardship.

You can contact our SMART team on 02082234444 or study@uel.ac.uk







As part of the Tier 4 student visa requirements, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) estimate that you will need £1265* per month to cover your living costs. It includes expenses for accommodation, food and drink, travel within London, text books, entertainment, clothing, toiletries and laundry. Most Tier 4 students are required to show they have sufficient funds to cover the first nine months of the course before they start- a total of £11385- in addition to the tuition fees. You can find more information about the specific requirements of the Tier 4 student visa here. The amount that you will spend can vary depending on your lifestyle. The UKCISA International Student Calculator can help you plan and manage your money.

* Please note the Immigration Rules are subject to change and this figure is likely to be increased by UKVI year on year. Please therefore check our ISA pages (www.uel.ac.uk/isa) for more information at the time of preparing your visa application.













Deposits and paying by instalments

International students are required to pay a deposit prior to being issued a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

Your remaining balance will be paid in five monthly instalments over your first term. The first of these instalments must be paid when completing your enrolment on arrival at UEL. Please follow the payment instructions here.

After the required payment has been made, you will be asked to complete the online International Student Reply Form to confirm your acceptance of our offer and of our terms of admittance and fees policy.








Our International team at UEL are available for advice and guidance on studying in London, fees, scholarships and visa requirements.

Email: international@uel.ac.uk






Tuition fees
International
£TBC
Course fees will be confirmed soon.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course, you must be a qualified and registered social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You also need to have passed the Practice Educator Professional Standards programme Stage 1 - either at UEL or at another university.

You must have a practice assessor (Stage 2 educated) who will act as a mentor to you, carry out two formal direct observations of your supervision, and complete a final report. You will need to make your own arrangements to find a qualified practice assessor, and be responsible for any fees they charge. 

What you'll learn

Practice Educator - Stage 2 is an accredited MA-level short course with 30 credits. You can study it flexibly, as a standalone short course with credit, or use it as a building block for a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Master of Arts course.

You can also apply for accredited prior learning through UEL’s Accreditation of Certificated Learning (ACL) system to progress towards achieving postgraduate awards.

For both the Practice Educator Stage 1 and Stage 2 courses, you will be expected to supervise a student on placement.

Your future career

Practice Educator - Stage 2 offers you the chance to update your skills in practice interventions, and deepen your knowledge base about current research and policy in contemporary practice.

The course will help update your skills in practice interventions, and deepen your knowledge base about current research and policy in contemporary practice. You will also be able to apply for accredited prior learning through UEL’s Accreditation of Experiential Learning (AEL) programme to help you progress towards postgraduate awards.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal