Please note: there may be some adjustments to the teaching arrangements published in the course catalogue for 2020-21. Given current circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic it is anticipated that some usual arrangements for teaching on campus will be modified to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and staff on campus; further adjustments may also be necessary, or beneficial, during the course of the academic year as national requirements relating to management of the pandemic are revised.

Catholic Teachers' Certificate PGDE Strathclyde EDUC4090

  • Academic Session: 2020-21
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 0
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

The course provides participants with opportunities to engage with aspects of Catholic theology and to apply this knowledge in the teaching of Religious Education in schools

Timetable

15 hours face to face contact. Timetable varies each time. It is dependant on placement

15 hours distance learning

Requirements of Entry

Successful application to PGDE Pogramme and Roman Catholic

Excluded Courses

N/A

Co-requisites

N/A

Assessment

■ Summative assessment for the course consists of a written task submitted at the end of each semester. The tasks cover theological knowledge and application to educational contexts, as appropriate. Each submission will be around 1500 words.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

The course aims to provide participants with opportunities to engage with aspects of Catholic theology and to apply this knowledge in the teaching of Religious Education in schools. 

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

 

■ identify the fundamentals of Catholic doctrine, faith and morals in the light of Scripture, Tradition and liturgy.

 

■ explain the distinctive nature and mission of the Catholic school;

 

■ plan, implement and evaluate coherent and progressive Catholic Religious Education lessons and programmes;

 

■ develop their own professional practice through observation, reflection, evaluation and enquiry.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.