Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module is central to the PGCE Primary and runs throughout the course. It aims to support students' professional development through:
developing the students' understanding of pedagogical issues relating to teaching and learning in primary schools; developing the students' understanding of the range of professional demands made on teachersin primary schools; supporting the students in meeting the Teachers' Standards. It also aims to develop the students’ abilities to become novice researchers into their own practice as teachers and to reflect critically on teaching and learning. Additionally, this module aims to ensure students are aware of the requirements of the course regarding school experience and completing the professional development profile.
The professional development strand will focus on:
The practitioner research development strand will focus on:
A student passing this module should be able to:
In addition, students operating at Masters level should be able to demonstrate:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
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