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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

The DLITE PGDE Programme is developed and delivered in partnership with the Local Authorities and as such is promoted through the local authorities and from our own website.

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
  • Dr Yvonne Bain

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • PGDE Secondary (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The course aims to
-To develop knowledge and understanding of the 3-18 curriculum in Scottish schools.
-To enhance knowledge and understanding of learning, how children learn at different stages, and associated pedagogical approaches.
-To further develop professional skills and abilities relevant to the professional practice of teaching.
-To encourage personal and professional commitment to life-long learning.
-To develop skills for critically reflecting on practice and engaging in professional enquiry.

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: 2 or 3 smaller assessments.

Resit: One resubmission of the above paper.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


The summative assessment is linked to School Experience 1B. Feedback from first attempt is timely in order to ensure students have the opportunity to gather further evidence from School Experience for resubmission.

Formative opportunities  may be available, through peer and tutor feedback for example through the reflective blogs which forms part of the course online activity, and through the tutor-directed activities.

Course Learning Outcomes

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