PG6014: Foundation Subject Strength: PE


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PG6014: Foundation Subject Strength: PE

Module Title Foundation Subject Strength: PE
Module Code PG6014
Module Tutor Barbara Brown
School School of Education
CAT Points 0
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

The unit aims to:

Develop subject and professional knowledge in physical education through an examination of whole school approaches related to ethos, policy; and practice and the achievement of a high standard and quality of subject provision and practice. The module will take a developmental approach to the teaching of physical education so that the individuality and diversity underpinning children’s movement skill development, health, fitness and well-being can be addressed within an inclusive understanding and context. The module will provide the student teacher with the opportunity to work with children with an experienced practitioner so that s/he can learn how to manage, organise and teach all children in physical education in developmentally appropriate and inclusive contexts.

Indicative Syllabus
Learning Outcomes

A student completing this unit should be able to:

  1. Recognise and respond to individuality and diversity in physical education with integrity and knowledge that will positively inform teaching practice and the learning opportunities for all children, including those with conditions of special need.
  2. Demonstrate integrity and appropriate professional values through their conduct and practice that will inform the way they undertake their role and responsibilities as a teacher in school related to all children.
  3. Know how to manage, organise and resource safe, positive, effective and challenging learning environments in physical education for all children.
  4. Understand about collaborative approaches and intervention strategies within a school and with outside agencies in order to access all children to learning in physical education.
  5. Understand the significance of educating all primary age children to develop positive approaches to an active and healthy lifestyle through a developmental approach to physical education in order to promote children’s movement competence, health, fitness and well-being.
  6. Know about the role of outside agencies in promoting opportunities in primary physical education.
  7. The knowledge and skills needed to identify and address individual learning needs, and to support children to overcome misconceptions and barriers to learning within PE.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 21
Independent Learning Hours: 21
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, standard written: COURSEWORK
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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