Level 7 modules
- Subject Studies (30 credits)
Learn subject knowledge in the core subjects in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum. This subject knowledge will inform planning, teaching learning and assessment across the subjects with the chosen specialist phase of primary education. You will complete subject knowledge audits in each subject area to identify your individual learning needs and action plan for subject knowledge development alongside subject tutors in order to meet professional standards for QTS.
Study pedagogical approaches and gain knowledge of what constitutes effective planning for children’s learning. Gain experience of subject planning which will be complemented by your learning in Negotiated Curriculum Study in Education which will focus on cross curricular and creative pedagogies. Apply this subject knowledge to planning during your Teaching Practice.
You will be immersed in teaching institutions to develop your professional knowledge about teaching and learning and to make judgements about the routines, skills and strategies that support effective teaching. You will be provided with a variety of experience in your specialist phase in a work-based learning environment to meet professional teachers’ standards identified in government legislation current at the time of study, consistently and over a sustained period of time.
- Development of Learning: A Case Study (30 credits)
Gain an insight into the nature of teaching and learning generically and within the educational context. Reflect on your current knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning and to continue to develop these through observation in your placement, reading and investigation, analysis, and discussion. Cover the areas of behaviour management, safeguarding, planning and assessment.
- Negotiated Curriculum Study in Education (30 credits)
Structure and undertake a piece of independent academic study related to your particular enhancement choice and primary phase. Engage in intellectual challenge and dialogue. Develop both general and specific knowledge and skills, which will vary according to your chosen project. Study foundation subjects within the National Curriculum while studying this module. Negotiate and agree a project with your supervising university tutor. Identify and develop key skills that will enhance your ability to transfer learning to further study and to the workplace.