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ED452H: SCHOOL EXPERIENCE 1B: P4-7 (DLITE) (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Within School settings, students will initially observe, and with support, begin to plan and implement learning and teaching, gradually building responsibility. 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.  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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Mary Stephen

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

  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or PGDE Dlite (Distance Learning ITE) (Studied)
  • Either MA Gaelic with Education (Primary) (UHI) (Studied) or PGDE Dlite (Distance Learning ITE) (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

It requires full-time placement of a two week block followed by a four week block in a relevant school setting within the local authority.  This is a compulsory course for all DLITE PGDE students. 

Full information about the placement requirement will be available in the School Placement course area in MyAberdeen.

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

This course is ONLY for those who have been accepted onto the DLITE (Distance Learning Initial Teacher Education) PGDE Programme, in partnership with a local education authority. 

This is provided in parallel with the Learning and Teaching in Schools: Developing Professional Practice 1 course, in the second half-session of the first academic year of the DLITE PGDE programme of study.

A PVG check is mandatory for all students taking this course.

 


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Summative assessment of professional practice will be carried out in partnership with school based colleagues (100%).

Resit: Subject to meeting the PGDE Programme regulations which limits thenumber of failed School Experience placements, students may be able to overtake the course requirements in School Experience 2.

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment of professional practice will be carried out in partnership with school based colleagues.

Feedback

Students will receive ongoing formative feedback during the school experience placement.

Students will receive written summative report(s) based on observations of their professional practice.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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