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This course encourages you to consider and embrace issues of innovation and change that arise from external and internal influences on the FE sector. It provides an opportunity for you to develop innovative, professional ideas and practice, interlinking theoretical aspects with practice and considering future professional contexts. The course offers an opportunity to reflect on the wider professional role and context, and the different influencing factors that impact on these, taking into consideration legislative, political, economic, social and technical changes, to help you develop resilience as a practitioner in a continually changing educational landscape.
|Session||Both Sessions||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The Embracing Change and Innovation Course will engage you in undertaking a small-scale professional enquiry to explore a professional issue which impacts on your setting and on your practice. You will consider the wider professional context and how you might respond to this in a creative and innovative approach to your practice. Using critical enquiry you will be supported in:
developing an understanding of quality standards in an FE environment
being responsive to legislative, political, economic, social and technological changes
developing best professional practice for the benefit of learners, partner organisations and the wider educational environment
developing critical reflection of practice
Participants must be teaching in a relevant context to undertake this course.
This course is a compulsory course for the award of the Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE). If the level of study for the TQFE is at degree level (SCQF level 9) then select course code ED3097. If the level of study is for the Postgraduate Certificate TQFE - Masters level (SCQF 11) - then select course code ED50JG.
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