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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM325: Aspirational Practice For Early Career Teachers

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Module Aims

The module aims to:

  • develop further your understanding of good pedagogy
  • enable you to further develop your own good practice in key areas of your choice
  • consider government policy and recent initiatives in education
  • develop your critical reflection skills in order to further improve your practice
  • maximise your NQT and early career experience and aspirations

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here - you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. demonstrate a critical understanding of the nature of learning and teaching;
2. demonstrate a critical understanding of aspects of educational theory and policy and educational initiatives;
Discipline-Specific Skills3. critically reflect upon and evaluate your own pedagogical approach to develop your own practice;
4. critically appraise the module content in order to question and inform your own professional practice;
Personal and Key Skills5. synthesise and organise ideas to present an argument;
6. undertake both directed and independent study to recognise, justify and analyse key ideas in the literature and relate to practice;
7. present ideas verbally and through writing and engage in critical reflective debate.