Education Studies and Practice 2

Module summary

Module code: TEAC1067
Level: 6
Credits: 15
School: Education, Health and Human Sci
Department: Education
Module Coordinator(s): Alison Hales

Specification

Pre and co requisites

Pass for Education Studies and Practice 1

Aims

• to appreciate the wider education context within which schooling occurs
• to identify the teacher’s role within a multi-agency / disciplinary team
• to recognise the purpose and role of innovative approaches and medium-term planning
• to consider teachers’ accountability in relation to assessment and inspection
• to understand the legal rights and responsibilities of teachers
• to ensure that students can access, interpret and use research to inform classroom practice

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course a student will be able to:
1 critically appraise ideological assumptions underpinning curriculum models in primary schools and articulate their own personal values (TS 1, 8)
2 recognise the roles of other professionals who contribute to the learning, development and well-being of children (TS 2, 4, 5, 8)
3 recognise the dynamic nature of partnerships with parents and carers and the role of teachers in promoting them (TS 1:6, 1:8)
4 explain the inter-relationships between planning, assessment and learning (TS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
5 identify issues in teacher accountability and the role of different agencies involved in education, including OFSTED (TS6, 8)