Congratulations to the newest DLITE graduates, celebrating the completion of their studies on Saturday 22nd June 2019. Above, from left to right: Ana Candido-Barton, Justine Mackay, Anna Stirling, Kelly Donnelly, Claire Gray, Jo Scott, Joanne Harper, Kerry Challinor, Sonya Morrison, Linda Fraser
Also congratulations to those who graduated but could not attend: Ashley Mackay, Michelle McNeil, Alba Garcia Trueba, Jade MacLennan, Pamela Fegan
Above, with Holly Ross (DLITE Development Officer) and Aileen Mackay (Head Teacher, Smithton Primary and Strategic QIO)
We welcome our new Highland colleagues into the teaching profession and wish them all the best in their chosen careers.
Training for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Education DLITE (Distance Learning ITE) starts in January 2020 and the deadline for applications is 23rd August 2019.
The DLITE PGDE (Primary) is a part-time, distance learning, 18 month programme of study (120 credits), which includes 18 weeks of placement experience in Primary Schools within the Highland Council area. The course includes: E-Learning, face-to-face workshops (eight Saturday ‘Network’ days), self-study, collaborative group work, and professional practice on placement, to develop the academic, personal, and professional skills suitable for entry into the teaching profession.
The programme involves set courses which include:
Developing Professional Practice 1 & 2: Professional Studies / Learning & Teaching through the Primary Curriculum / Professional Enquiry.
School Experience: 18 weeks of full-time placement over the duration of the programme
Applications are invited from appropriately qualified individuals living in the Highland Council area.