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NHC Diploma in

Teaching Methodology

Key Details

Distance Learning

Hybrid Learning

Virtual Campus


Handle students more effectively and keep them engaged with their studies with a Notting Hill College Diploma in Teaching Methodology. 


By the end of this programme, you have an understanding of a variety of development, behavioural and learning theories and be able to describe different methods of effective instruction to cater for individual needs.

The Diploma in Teaching Methodology acts as a flexible route into becoming a fully-qualified post-primary school teacher. It is appropriate for those teaching in schools or at vocational level. It is useful for people whose roles involve supervising and instructing staff in a workplace situation.


Course Information

Course Information

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of a variety of different theories of development and learning.

  • Be able to understand and explain behavioural theories of learning. Be able to explain the characteristics which influence the effectiveness of education, including aspects of both learning and teaching. 

  • Be able to describe processes involved in memory loss and retention.

  • Be able to describe different methods of effective instruction to cater for individual needs.

  • Be able to explain the relevance of constructive learning in education.

  • Be able to differentiate definitions of motivation and the application of motivation to learning.

  • Be able to determine the use of simple motivational skills in a training environment.


The Backdrop Of Teaching

  • Chapter 1: Factors that Influence How We Teach

  • Chapter 2: Teaching in a Changing Society

  • Chapter 3: Teaching Diverse Students

  • Chapter 4: Three Schools of Thought about Learning and Teaching

  • Chapter 5: Getting to Know Your Students and Motivating Them to Learn

Part Two: The Act of Teaching

  • Chapter 6: Planning Instruction

  • Chapter 7: Four Instructional Alternatives: Presentation, Discussion, Independent Study and Individualised Instruction

  • Chapter 8: Four More Instructional Alternatives: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning, Constructivism and Direct Instruction

  • Chapter 9: Evaluating Students’ Learning


Part Three: The Effective Teacher

  • Chapter 10: Personal Attributes and Characteristics of Effective Teachers

  • Chapter 11: Professional Skills and Abilities of Effective Teachers

  • Chapter 12: Classroom Management Skills of Effective Teachers

  • Chapter 13: Problem-Solving Skills of Effective Teachers

  • Chapter 14: Reflective Skills of Effective Teachers


Part Four: Practice Teaching Manual

  • Unit 1 Microteaching: Practising Critical Teaching Skills

  • Unit 2: Reflective Teaching: Practising Being a Thoughtful Practitioner

  • Unit 3 Classroom Simulation: Solving Classroom Problems


To achieve the Diploma in Teaching Methodology, students must pass 11 assignments.


Distance Learning

For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions.


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

Virtual Campus

On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.



Applicants must have a Level 3 or Level 4 qualification or a bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject. 2-3 years of teaching experience is highly recommended.


Career Prospects

With a programme focused on being able to handle students effectively, you will be able to expand your career as a teacher or establish an initial entry into the education sector. 


Career paths include:


  • School teacher

  • Adult educator

  • Trainer

  • School department head

  • Form tutor or homeroom teacher

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in teaching.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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