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ED4019: SCHOOL EXPERIENCE 1: BEGINNING TO TEACH (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

Within a school setting students will critically reflect on their own practice in relation to key features of an inclusive learning environment, focussing on the role of the teacher.

Through observation of classroom practice, students will develop capacities and practise skills that enable them to prepare, plan, and implement learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation of learners.

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Mary Stephen

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of PGDE Biology & Chemistry (Studied) or PGDE Biology with Science (Studied) or PGDE Secondary Chemistry and Biology with Science (Studied) or PGDE Chemistry & Physics (Studied) or Pgde Chemistry & Physics With Science (Studied) or PGDE Chemistry with Science (Studied) or Pgde Biology & Chemistry With Science (Studied) or PGDE Physics with Science (Studied) or PGDE Geography & History (Studied) or PGDE Geography & Modern Studies (Studied) or PGDE Geography (Studied) or PGDE Mathematics & Computing (Studied) or PGDE Mathematics (Studied) or PGDE Computing & Mathematics (Studied) or PGDE Computing (Studied) or PGDE Technological Education (Studied) or PGDE Business Education & Comp (Studied) or PGDE Business Education (Studied) or PGDE Home Economics (Studied) or PGDE English & Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE English & French (Studied) or PGDE English & German (Studied) or PGDE English & History (Studied) or PGDE English & Modern Studies (Studied) or PGDE English & Drama (Studied) or PGDE English (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & Geography P/T (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic Part Time (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & English (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & French (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & German (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & Spanish (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & History (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic & Modern Studies (Studied) or PGDE Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE French & English (Studied) or PGDE French & Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE French & German (Studied) or PGDE French & Spanish (Studied) or PGDE French (Studied) or PGDE German & French (Studied) or PGDE German & English (Studied) or PGDE German & Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE German & Spanish (Studied) or PGDE German & History (Studied) or PGDE German (Studied) or PGDE Spanish & Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE Spanish (Studied) or PGDE (Secondary) Mandarin (Studied) or PGDE History - Geography (Studied) or PGDE History & English (Studied) or PGDE History & Gaelic (Studied) or Professional Graduate Diploma in Edu Sec in History & Modern Stud (Studied) or PGDE History (Studied) or PGDE Religious & Moral Education (Studied) or PGDE Modern Studies & Geography (Studied) or PGDE Modern Studies & English (Studied) or PGDE Modern Studies & Gaelic (Studied) or PGDE Modern Studies & History (Studied) or PGDE Modern Studies (Studied) or Professional Graduate Diploma In Education Music (Studied) or PGDE Drama & English (Studied) or PGDE Drama (Studied) or PGDE (Adult Literacies) (Studied) or Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education) (Studied)
  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Aims - students will initially, observe and with support, begin to plan and implement learning and teaching within their subject gradually building responsibility, informed by reflective practice and professional dialogue; students will critically reflect on their own practice in relation to key features of an inclusive learning environment, focusing on the role of the teacher, stating considerations for future practice based on evidence of practice, policy and research.

Outcomes - observe classroom practice and develop a knowledge of context for beginning to teach their chosen subject(s) in the secondary school; develop capacities and practice skills that enable them to prepare, plan and implement learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation of pupils' learning and their own professional practice in their subject specialism(s); investigate a range of wider aspects of school life through completion of school based study tasks in their own sector and in the Primary setting and participation in a school programme of wider aspects; be aware of the work of other professionals as it relates to school pupils; demonstrate appropriate communication skills required for the different contexts of becoming a professional teacher in accordance with the GTCS Student Teacher Code; critically review and consolidate knowledge, skills and practices and thinking.

Associated Costs

Students will travel expenses for school placements in accordance with the guidance provided in the Partnership Unit Handbook available on MyAberdeen.

Further Information & Notes

A PVG Scheme checking is mandatory for students on this course for child protection purposes.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education)
  • Non-Graduating Student in Education Erasmus
  • PGDE (Secondary) Mandarin
  • PGDE Biology & Chemistry
  • PGDE Biology with Science
  • PGDE Business Education
  • PGDE Business Education & Comp
  • PGDE Chemistry & Physics
  • PGDE Chemistry with Science
  • PGDE Computing
  • PGDE Computing & Mathematics
  • PGDE Drama
  • PGDE Drama & English
  • PGDE English
  • PGDE English & Drama
  • PGDE English & French
  • PGDE English & Gaelic
  • PGDE English & German
  • PGDE English & History
  • PGDE English & Modern Studies
  • PGDE French
  • PGDE French & English
  • PGDE French & Gaelic
  • PGDE French & German
  • PGDE French & Spanish
  • PGDE French with Mandarin
  • PGDE Gaelic
  • PGDE Gaelic & English
  • PGDE Gaelic & French
  • PGDE Gaelic & German
  • PGDE Gaelic & History
  • PGDE Gaelic & Modern Studies
  • PGDE Gaelic & Spanish
  • PGDE Geography
  • PGDE Geography & History
  • PGDE Geography & Modern Studies
  • PGDE German
  • PGDE German & English
  • PGDE German & French
  • PGDE German & Gaelic
  • PGDE German & History
  • PGDE German & Spanish
  • PGDE History
  • PGDE History & English
  • PGDE History & Gaelic
  • PGDE History - Geography
  • PGDE Home Economics
  • PGDE Mathematics
  • PGDE Mathematics & Computing
  • PGDE Modern Studies
  • PGDE Modern Studies & English
  • PGDE Modern Studies & Gaelic
  • PGDE Modern Studies & Geography
  • PGDE Modern Studies & History
  • PGDE Physics with Science
  • PGDE Religious & Moral Education
  • PGDE Secondary Chemistry and Biology with Science
  • PGDE Secondary Physics and Chemistry with Science
  • PGDE Spanish
  • PGDE Spanish & Gaelic
  • PGDE Technological Education
  • Pgde Biology & Chemistry With Science
  • Pgde Chemistry & Physics With Science
  • Professional Graduate Diploma In Education Music
  • Professional Graduate Diploma in Edu Sec in History & Modern Stud

Contact Teaching Time

8 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Summative tutor observed lesson in each of the four week blocks, and a school report from each of the four week blocks.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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