Preparing for Teaching

Online Course

Future Learn
Preparing for Teaching

What is the course about?

Preparing for Teaching
The course Preparing for Teaching is an online class provided by Manchester Metropolitan University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Prepare for a career in teaching by learning what makes a teacher and reflecting on your own experiences of education.
Course description
  • Discover the world of teaching
  • 3 weeks
  • Are you considering a career in teaching? If yes, this is the course for you.
  • On the course you will reflect on your own experience of education and discover what being a teacher actually involves. You’ll learn about all the different things that make a great teacher and what knowledge and skills you might need when you enter the classroom.
  • This course is an ideal starting point, or warm up, before beginning a formal teacher training course. It will give you a sense of teaching and help you explore your own preconceptions of what teaching is.
  • Identify the attributes and skills of good teachers.
  • Reflect on how teaching can be ‘measured’.
  • Explore how teachers manage classrooms.
  • Discuss different approaches to managing behaviour in classrooms.
  • Compare school structures and different types of schools.
  • Explore how your own experience of education has influenced your views of schools.
  • Design an action plan to move into a career in teaching.
  • This course is for anyone who is interested in teaching and want to become a teacher in the future. It’s suitable for learners of any age and from anywhere, as it takes a global perspective on teaching.
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Manchester Met University has a driving ambition to discover and disseminate knowledge and make higher education as accessible and beneficial to all those with the passion and ability to succeed.

Prerequisites & Facts

Preparing for Teaching

Course Topic


University, College, Institution

Manchester Metropolitan University

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Preparing for Teaching

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Manchester Metropolitan University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Preparing for Teaching
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Topic: Teaching
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