If I successfully complete the PGCE will I be able to teach in any phase i.e. primary and secondary ?
The PGCE that you do will be based on the phase that you are working in while training and the way you answer the assignments will most likely be focussed on that phase. Therefore you will by the end of the programme be able to show a good understanding of that particular age group. International schools may well be willing to accept that you have a good subject knowledge from your first degree and that the PGCE has given you a good grounding in the aspects of teaching and be willing to employ you outside the phase in which you trained but we can not comment on how likely it is that this would happen in any particular school. You should be able to show competence to teach in the phase you were in during training from the standards you achieved and the academic work you submitted and you should consider carefully the position if you are likely to wish to teach outside this in the future. This PGCE is a generic one and has the practice of teaching and learning generally integral to its a