The objective of the Level 6 Diploma in Teaching and Learning (L6 DTL) is to develop your understanding of the theory and practice involved in education. This course will provide you with an opportunity to engage with the challenges faced by professionals and policy makers in their country. Furthermore, it will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective practitioner in the education sector. This qualification will develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in the areas of curriculum planning, effective performance, action research and development enabling you to work in a variety of roles within education and/or management. The Level 6 Diploma in Teaching and Learning is accredited by UK OFQUAL and delivered 100% online as a distant learning programme. This Level 6 teaching qualification will assist your dual professionalism and upgrade your teaching qualification regardless of your subject expertise – whether you teach music or coach people.
This Level 6 course is perfect for those looking to pursue management positions in administration of Universities (the FE and HE sectors), Schools, Vocational Institutes, Early Childhood Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, Online Education Institutes, as well as in the Public Sector.
Duration and Delivery
This Level 6 Diploma in Teaching and Learning is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you. Our Level 6 Diploma in Teaching and Learning course can take as little as 2 months or up to 12 months, depending on your previous experience and dedication to the course. The qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our online tutor support is there to facilitate you to achieve your success rate accordingly.
Assessment and Verification
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by our qualified assessors and externally verified by the awarding organisation. The assessment takes the form of written assignments. The qualification is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. You must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and met the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have been able to successfully fulfil the assessment criteria is made by the assessor.
Successful completion of this 100% accredited online course enables learners to proceed to the Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership.
Unit 1: Lesson planning
Unit 2: Reflective teaching
Unit 3: Management of class dynamics
Unit 4: Curriculum design
Unit 5: Integrated education
Unit 6: Technology in education
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You should meet either of the two following minimum eligibility criteria:
- possess a relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification (for learners aged 18+).
- have relevant management experience (for mature learners – over 21 years)
In both cases, you must have a satisfactory level of Literacy and Numeracy skills.
There is no practical requirement for this qualification.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence you submit containing six written assignments (one for each unit). A few tasks would be attempted through essay style written accounts, while remaining tasks would require submission of relevant work such as review reports, guidance documents, lesson plans, curriculum plan and resources, action plans, research project, etc.
This course is for those who are working or wish to undertake a job as a teacher or a trainer in state schools in the UK. It is also a great choice for those who wish to develop themselves as a leader in an educational setting and prepare themselves for such roles as head of departments, academic dean, headteacher, etc.
There is no specific time frame to complete the course. Most learners complete it in as less as 2 months (fast track) or up to 1 year (full time).
Learners (over the age of 18) must possess a relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification. No formal qualification is required from mature learners (over 21 years) who have relevant management experience.
No, there is no practical requirement for this course.
Yes, you can complete the Level 6 Diploma in Teaching and Learning course without any work placement.
No, you will be assessed by the coursework alone.