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 undertake a work placement within an educational context and to utilise the process of skills auditing, target setting and reflective practice.
It will encourage students to further prepare for future employment and to develop their plan to help them meet their goals
It will consider what to expect within a professional working environment and what might be expected in terms of professional behaviour and standards
Skills auditing, target setting, reflective practice and
monitoring of targets
Job seeking, CVs, application letters, interview skills
Relating theory to practice
Data protection, safeguarding, confidentiality and ethics
Mentors and being mentored
Management of self and being managed
Roles and structures within a team
A student passing this module should be able to
1 demonstrate an ability to conduct reflective practice and show how it links to professional development and personal philosophy of education
2 demonstrate an ability to produce a learning agreement and to set and monitor SMART targets
3 demonstrate an ability to secure and complete a work placement successfully with appropriate professional behaviour
4 demonstrate an understanding of the role of a mentor and the ability to work with them to set roles, responsibilities and targets and to monitor performance
5 demonstrate an ability to relate theory to practice within the placement context and to analyse and contextualise placement activity
6 demonstrate an understanding of roles and structures within a team and an ability to manage oneself
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