Post Graduate Institute of

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education Chandigarh

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh was conceived in 1960 as a center of excellence which would endeavour to develop patterns of teaching in postgraduate medical education in as many branches as possible and attempt to produce specialists in several disciplines of medicine. It was also envisaged that these specialists would spread out in the country in various medical colleges and medical institutions and impart medical education of highest standard to the students and set up nucleus of excellence in their own institutions. The PGIMER was also given the responsibility to broaden the horizons of medical knowledge by intensive research in the field of health.

The Department of Parasitology was the integral part of the Dept. of Microbiology from April 1964 to June 1978 as "Division of Parasitology". On 1st July 1978 it attained the status of separate and independent department as "Department of Parasitology". The department of Parasitology has been recognized as a member of the Partners for Parasite Control (PPC) under the Programme for Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, by the World Health Organization and has been sponsored under FIST Program 2007 by the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. The Department is providing routine diagnostic Parasitology services to Nehru Hospital, PGI, Chandigarh and is actively engaged in academic and research activities.

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Where will a 'Postgraduate Certificate in Education' allow you to teach (UK)?

I really know nothing about this, but Birmingham Conservatoire of Music that I want to go to has a 4 year course that I want to take. But, if I take a five year course, there is an integrated PGCE. All I want to know is, where will it allow me to teach? Secondary schools? Or will it allow me to teach in a college? If not, what qualification would I need to teach in a college?
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Technically a PGCE will allow you to teach any age and any subject regardless of what you train in. However I'd guess that the integrated PGCE will enable you to be a secondary school music teacher. Primary PGCE's enable you to teach all subjects at Primary level. Secondary PGCE's you have to choose a specialist subject (usually the subject of your degree). Further Ed requires a PGCftE. Give the music department a buzz and get them to clarify exactly what PGCE it is.
For further ed take a look at the GTTR ( - it's UCAS but for PGCE's. A quick look shows that Birmingham City University …

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