Year 2 (national level 5):
- Neurodiversity in Education (30 credits)
Gain an understanding of how policy and practice impacts on the education and care of children, young people, and adults with special educational needs and/or disabilities in a neurodiverse society. Explore the legislative framework and discuss the processes of identification, assessment, and intervention. Critically analyse the role of the key agencies of health, education, and care. Consider the SEND codes of practice in depth and the implications within a variety of learning contexts, such as early years, schools, colleges, universities, and workplaces.
- Research in Education (30 credits)
Explore the skills and techniques required to plan and conduct small scale research projects within an educational context. Further prepare yourself in the planning of your own research within your final year of study. Examine the nature of the research process and develop an awareness of the merits and demerits of both qualitative and quantitative research.
- Voluntary Practice and Career Development (30 credits)
Undertake a placement from a wide range of professional educational environments. Develop an array of transferrable skills to enhance your future career prospects and opportunities. Share your subject knowledge to demonstrate a range of key organisational, communication, interpersonal, reflective, and critical thinking skills. Spend a minimum of 40 hours engaging in voluntary career-related experiences.
- Teaching and Learning Mathematics (30 credits)
Investigate the nature of mathematics and how it is viewed by society. Develop your own subject knowledge and evaluate appropriate pedagogies to support teaching and learning in mathematics. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact mathematics can have on different contexts. Learn how to assess areas within the mathematics curriculum, including statutory assessment requirements.
- Teaching and Learning English (30 credits)
Investigate the nature of English and how it is viewed by society. Develop your own subject knowledge and evaluate appropriate pedagogies to support teaching and learning in English. Demonstrate a critical understanding of how the impact literacy can have on different contexts. Learn how to assess areas within the English curriculum, including statutory assessment requirements.