School Experience T3 (BTechEd) EDUC3043
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 30
- Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This final placement should consolidate experiences and skills gained in previous placements. The standard you will be judged against for this final placement is the Standard for Initial Teacher Education as published by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.
School experience in year three takes the form of two four-week blocks.
A Grade is awarded for each assessed lesson and on the basis of the Principal Teacher's Report. The three grades are combined, with the Principal teacher's report being equal to the combined grade of the two assessed lessons, and graded using schedule B of the University's code of assessment. In the event of a student failing an assessed lesson, they will be given one opportunity to retrieve by obtaining a pass grade in an additional assessed lesson. The second assessment will be arranged as soon as practically possible.
In addition, students must submit an appropriate Professional Development Folio. This must attain a minimum of Grade D: students cannot achieve a pass in school experience without submitting a satisfactory folio. The folio will be used to the advantage of any student where the student is between grades.
Main Assessment In: April/May
This course aims to provide the professional practice context that will allow student teachers to develop and extend their professional knowledge, understanding, skills, professional values and personal commitment.
This course supports students to develop knowledge and understanding to enable them to meet the elements of the Standard for Provisional Registration as set out below:
1 Professional Values and Personal Commitment
2.1.1 Have knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its development
2.1.2 Have knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary curriculum
2.1.4 Have knowledge and understanding of contexts for learning to fulfil their responsibilities in literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing and interdisciplinary learning
2.1.5 Have knowledge and understanding of the principles of assessment, recording and reporting
2.2.1 Have knowledge and understanding of the principal features of the education system, educational policy and practice
2.2.2 Have knowledge and understanding of the schools and learning communities in which they teach and their own professional responsibilities within them
2.3.1 Have knowledge and understanding of relevant educational principles and pedagogical theories to inform professional practices
2.3.2 Have knowledge and understanding of the importance of research and engagement in professional enquiry
3.1.1 Plan coherent, progressive and stimulating teaching programmes which match learners' needs and abilities
3.1.2 Communicate effectively and interact productively with learners, individually and collectively.
3.1.3 Employ a range of teaching strategies and resources to meet the needs and abilities of learners
3.1.4 Have high expectations of all learners
3.1.5 Work effectively in partnership in order to promote learning and wellbeing
3.2.1 Create a safe, caring, and purposeful learning environment
3.2.2 Develop positive relationships and positive behaviour strategies
3.3.1 Use assessment, recording and reporting as an integral part of the teaching process to support and enhance learning.
3.4.1 Read and critically engage with professional literature, educational research and policy
3.4.2 Engage in reflective practice to develop and advance career long professional learning and expertise
The course will also develop the following graduate attributes: Subject Specialists; Investigative; Resourceful and Responsible; Confident; AdaptableThis course aims to provide the professional practice context that will allow student teachers to develop and extend their professional knowledge, understanding, skills, professional values and personal commitment.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this placement, students will be able to:
Demonstrate a knowledge an understanding of the relevant area(s) of the secondary school technology curriculum.
Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding to fulfil their responsibilities in respect of literacy and numeracy; health and wellbeing and use of technologies to support learning.
Plan coherent and progressive teaching programmes, and justify what they teach.
Demonstrate a effectiveworking knowledge of the sector in which they teach and their professional responsibilities within it in accordance with relevant policy and the required elements of the SfPR.
Inform their practice with relevant principles, perspectives and theories in an evidence-based way.
Communicate effectively with pupils, using a range of pedagogies and media to support pupil learning.
Employ a range of teaching strategies and justify their use within the context of lesson planning and delivery.
Communicate high expectation of learners and support them to meet these expectations.
Work effectively in co-operation with other professionals and adults in order to promote learning.
Organise classes and lessons to ensure that all pupils are enabled to work effectively on an individual, group or whole class level as appropriate to the lesson aims, content and pedagogic approach.
Manage pupil behaviour fairly, sensitively and consistently in line with school policy, and seek advice as appropriate to support pupils to meet appropriate behavioural expectations.
Understand and apply the principles of assessment, recording and reporting and use the results of assessment to evaluate and improve teaching and to improve standards of attainment.
Reflect on and act to improve the effectiveness of their own practice and contribute to the processes of curriculum development and school development planning.
During this teaching practice students should extend their practice to the extent that they:.
is necessary to seek advice.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Complete the work of the class