ED3PGPP-PGCE Primary Portfolio – learning and teaching the curriculum

Module Provider: Institute of Education
Number of credits: 0 [0 ECTS credits]
Level:6
Terms in which taught: Autumn / Spring / Summer module
Pre-requisites:
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Co-requisites: ED3PGG Guided teaching PGPrimary and ED3PGI Independent teaching PGPrimary and ED3PGST Shared teaching PGPrimary
Modules excluded:
Placement opportunity: Micro placement
Current from: 2019/0

Module Convenor: Ms Amanda Cockayne

Email: a.m.cockayne@reading.ac.uk

Type of module:

Summary module description:

This module deals with the principles of pedagogy and subject knowledge across the core and foundation subjects in the National Curriculum and the areas of learning of EYFS.     The portfolio supports the trainee to demonstrate the required evidence towards the Teachers’ Standards necessary for the award of QTS, particularly TS 3.


Aims:

To support trainees to develop the pedagogy and subject knowledge to teach NC subjects and EY areas to enable them to develop robust evidence to address the Teachers’ Standards at the level expected of a trainee at the end of their training and necessary for the recommendation for the award of QTS.


Assessable learning outcomes:

On successful completion trainees will be able to:




  • Demonstrate achievement of the Teachers’ Standards at the level expected of a trainee at the end of their training programme and necessary for the award of QTS.


Additional outcomes:

Outline content:

University based taught sessions and supported School Experiences will develop subject knowledge and knowledge and understanding of subject specific pedagogy, in order to provide evidence towards achievement of the Teachers' Standards at the level expected of a trainee at the end of their training programme and necessary for the award of QTS.


Global context:

Trainees would be expected to put into practice all they have learnt with regard to global awareness into their school experiences.


Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

University sessions will focus on developing knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning, as well as subject knowledge.   In school, the trainee will work alongside an experienced teacher and will implement the ideas and principles met during the taught sessions. They will learn through practical experience, discussion, reflection, and teacher feedback.


Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Practicals classes and workshops 100 50 50
Guided independent study: 70 70 60
       
Total hours by term 170 120 110
       
Total hours for module

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Portfolio 100

Summative assessment- Examinations:

Summative assessment- Coursework and in-class tests:

Trainees will present a portfolio of evidence to support their achievement of the Teachers’ Standards at the level expected of a trainee at the end of their training programme, specifically with regard to pedagogy and subject knowledge.


Formative assessment methods:

The development of knowledge and understanding of the NC subjects and EY areas is formatively assessed through discussion, assessment and School Based Tasks.


Penalties for late submission:
The Module Convener will apply the following penalties for work submitted late:

  • where the piece of work is submitted after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): 10% of the total marks available for that piece of work will be deducted from the mark for each working day[1] (or part thereof) following the deadline up to a total of five working days;
  • where the piece of work is submitted more than five working days after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): a mark of zero will be recorded.

  • The University policy statement on penalties for late submission can be found at: http://www.reading.ac.uk/web/FILES/qualitysupport/penaltiesforlatesubmission.pdf
    You are strongly advised to ensure that coursework is submitted by the relevant deadline. You should note that it is advisable to submit work in an unfinished state rather than to fail to submit any work.

    Assessment requirements for a pass:

    Trainees must meet the assessable learning outcomes.  


    Reassessment arrangements:

    Additional Costs (specified where applicable):

































    Cost



    Amount



    Required text books



    As prescribed by each subject leader



    Specialist equipment or materials



     



    Specialist clothing, footwear or headgear



     



    Printing and binding



     



    Computers and devices with a particular specification



    A PC/laptop/tablet to enable the collation and submission of the portfolio



    Travel, accommodation and subsistence



     



    Last updated: 8 April 2019

    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MODULE DESCRIPTION DOES NOT FORM ANY PART OF A STUDENT'S CONTRACT.

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