Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This programme aims to engage learners in developing an insight of the Scottish Education system, current policy and curriculum drivers that impact on professional practice of teachers and to engage in developing a critical understanding of research, policy and practice and identifying the implications for own practice.
OutcomesThe expected outcomes of study in this programme are to:
enhance critical understanding of the Scottish Education system from political, economic and social considerations
review inclusive practice in Scottish schools
develop critical self-analyse as an inclusive practitioner
reflect, evaluate, challenge and respond to significant issues in education
demonstrate commitment to continuous professional development through professional enquiry
1. The Scottish context: Policies, Philosophies and Principles underpinning learning and teaching
Scottish education in an international context
Policy agendas and national drivers of education in Scotland
The current curriculum and responsibilities for all teachers (Literacy, Numeracy, and Health and Well-being, Developing Scotland’s Young workforce etc)
Social Justice and Inclusion
2. Critical perspectives on professional learning and development
Models of professional learning
Critical enquiry as a process for professional learning
Developing as a critically reflective teacher
Being an agent of change
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Peer and tutor feedback within online discussion (peer responses) and reflection on evidence of practice (e-portfolio response by tutor).