Accredited Qualification for Supplementary Schools

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A prestigious presentation evening is being held to honour supplementary schools who have achieved an accredited qualification in Education and Training. The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Coun Geoff Reid and Lady Mayoress Mrs Chris Reid will present certificates and will be joined by city's leaders.

Supplementary schools teachers and faith leaders participated in a ground-breaking course run by the Diversity & Cohesion Service of Bradford Council in a bid to improve their teaching skills and gain formal qualifications.

The event will take place on Thursday 26th May 2016 at 6.30pm at Khidmat Centre, Spencer Raod Bradford.

Thirteen supplementary schools tutors have achieved Level 3 award in Education & Training in a pilot programme, accredited by Highfield Qualifications.

This qualification was aimed at voluntary tutors who worked in the supplementary schools sector to equip them to deliver their lessons more effectively.  It was aimed at people who work in the supplementary schools sector without any formal teaching qualifications.

The course covered roles, responsibilities and relationships in teaching and learning, understanding inclusive learning, using inclusive learning and teaching approaches and the principles of assessment in learning. 

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training was an introduction to teaching.  Participants were required to have evidence that they were teaching in the supplementary schools and have good written and spoken English and IT skills. 

A wide range of teaching method is s were used to meet participants learning requirements, including lectures, group activities, workshops, tutorials and sessions in assignment writing.

The qualification was assessed using a combination of assignments and observation of teaching as well a micro-teaching session was delivered to the group.

‘The Level 3 Education and Training course has meant that I am able to deliver effective lessons to our students and has helped me to understand the tools and techniques that can be used in teaching and understanding diverse learning needs” Ubaid Ur Rehman, Headteacher at Byron Masjid(Bradford)

If you would like to attend this event please email



Published: 20/05/2016
Audience: All
Contact: Javed Bashir

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