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During this second placement, students will further develop their professional practice, while taking full responsibility for the teaching of classes. Capacities and skills that enable them to prepare, plan, and implement learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation of learners' learning will be enhanced. They will investigate a range of wider aspects of school life through completion of school-based study tasks, including the prior learning experiences of learners and the progression of learning. A small-scale professional enquiry project will be undertaken linked to the context of the School Experience placement.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
This course is the second placement for the academic session in which students will further develop their professional practice. Students are expected to take full responsibility for the teaching of classes early in the placement.
Main Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
Students will further develop teaching practice in the Early/First level of the Primary school, and their understanding of wider aspects of learning and teaching in schools.
Supported by university tutors and school mentors, students will increase their responsibility for assessing, designing, implementing, evaluating and reviewing learning and teaching experiences for young learners within a range of discrete disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts.
Valuing themselves as growing professionals, students will take increasing responsibility for professional learning and development, applying the cyclical self-evaluation process and engaging in associated professional enquiry, in accordance with the Standard for Provisional Registration
Students will be able to claim travel expenses for school placements in accordance with the guidance provided in the Partnership Unit Handbook available on MyAberdeen.
A PVG check is mandatory for all students taking this course.
Teaching on campus to support learning on placement will be planned around school experience blocks.
For PGDE and MA students 8 weeks split into 2 blocks.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: One summative tutor observed lesson usually SE2a and a summative report at the end of SE2b confirming the student has met the standard for Provisional Registration.
At the discretion of the exam board, students may be granted one 5 week retrieval period in August/September of the following academic year.
Formative assessment of professional practice will take place throughout the school experience placement.
Students will receive ongoing formative feedback throughout the school experience.