Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module provides an opportunity for students to explore job and career options within an educational context and to begin the process of skills auditing, target setting and reflective practice.
It will encourage students to start preparing for future employment and to produce a plan to help them meet their goals and encourage them to participate in voluntary group/community activity.
Visits to educational contexts
Guest speakers from educational contexts
CVs and application letters
Relating theory to practice
Introduction to data protection, safeguarding, confidentiality and ethics
Ways to enhance a CV eg through voluntary activity
Consideration of personal goals and underlying values
A student passing this module should be able to
1 demonstrate an awareness of various job and career options within educational contexts and the skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience and attitudes needed to work in each
2 demonstrate an understanding of reflective practice and how it links to professional development and a personal philosophy of education
3 demonstrate an ability to conduct a personal skills' audit, set targets and identify critical incidences for reflective purposes
4 demonstrate an understanding of the job seeking process and an ability to produce an effective CV and letter of application and conduct an interview
5 demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviour within a professional and educational context with an awareness of the need for data protection, ethical, equitable and sustainable practice
6 demonstrate an ability to relate theory to practice within an educational context
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