Meaning of “Postgraduate Certificate in Education” in the English Dictionary

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"Postgraduate Certificate in Education" in British English

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Postgraduate Certificate in Educationnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /pəʊstˌɡrædʒ.u.ət səˈtɪf.ɪ.kət ɪn ed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /poʊstˌɡrædʒ.u.ət sɚˌtɪf.ɪ.kət ɪn ed.jʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ abbreviation PGCE

a British teaching qualification for people who already have a university degree:

It takes a year to do a PGCE and then you can teach in a primary or secondary school.

(Definition of “Postgraduate Certificate in Education” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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