PGCE [ˌpi: dʒi: si: ˈi:] n
Postgraduate Certificate of Education BrE
a course and examination in teaching done by someone who already has a university degree
I came to Birmingham to do a PGCE .

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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