Evaluation of Professional Practice - Matching the Standard for Initial Teacher Education EDUC4052

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 15
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

Students will demonstrate competence in meeting all aspects of the Standard for Initial Teacher Education.


Provisional - Contact 3 out of 5 days


Day 1 - one-hour lecture; two-hour seminar

Day 2 - one-hour lecture; one-hour tutorial

Day 3 - two-hour seminar

Requirements of Entry

Successful completion of Level 3.

Excluded Courses





The summative assessment will examine Learning Outcomes from the courses and will consist of:


1. 100% Record of professional practice based on school placement, demonstrating competence with respect to the Standard for Initial Teacher Education [LOs 1, 2, 3]

Main Assessment In: March

Course Aims

The course provides students with opportunities to undertake the following within an Early Years context:


*To develop a practical understanding of the current Religious Education curricula, policy and practice in all schools including Catholic and other faith schools

*To develop a critical understanding of professional knowledge and understanding, professional skills and abilities and professional values and commitments as outlined by the Standard for Initial Teacher Education

*To develop as teachers who engage in working with children, young people and other professional partners in creative and innovative ways through School Experience

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to evidence the following within a Middle and Upper Years context:


LO1 Demonstrate the professional knowledge and understanding named in the Standard for Initial Teacher Education, including an awareness of principles of Religious Education through the development of coherent and progressive learning experiences

LO2 Demonstrate the professional skills and abilities named in the Standard for Initial Teacher Education 

LO3 Demonstrate the professional values and commitments named in the Standard for Initial Teacher Education 

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

To receive credit for this course, students must complete and submit the summative assessment and attend at least 80% of all classes. [All components of the course must be passed at D3 or above.]