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Induction Pp 09 10

  1. 1. The BA Honours in Primary Education with QTS Monday September 21 nd 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>Wiki: </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><li>Room: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Views of 1 st Year trainees on BA (Hons) Primary Education “ Manchester itself was a completely new city to me but I am very glad that I have chosen to come here – I am having lots of fun, with so many exciting things to experience. Managing my social life and university together feels like a lot of work” (Eva, S.England) “ I love my placement, I settled in very quickly with all staff and pupils. I was immediately recognised as teaching staff, which was essential to me as I knew how important it is for the teachers’ and pupils respect. Gaining this meant I had to be professional and acknowledge that although I am not a qualified teacher yet, I am in training and should therefore act as one.” (Catherine, Yorks)
  4. 4. BA (Hons) with QTS - About the Course <ul><li>Fit for purpose for the 21 st century, to equip you for teaching in Primary Education from the year 2012 onwards. </li></ul><ul><li>Education is changing in radical ways and the transformation agenda is already underway. </li></ul><ul><li>The current programme equips our graduates for employment in the current educational context but in 5 years from now that will be very different. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What changes will see in schools in the next 5 years? <ul><li>Modern foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>Climate and sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy living </li></ul><ul><li>English as an additional language </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion and diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic approaches to subject knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Personalised learning </li></ul><ul><li>ECM </li></ul><ul><li>Extended schools </li></ul>A focus on
  6. 6. What does this mean for your future role as a teacher? <ul><li>Managers and directors of children’s learning </li></ul><ul><li>Monitors of children’s progress </li></ul><ul><li>Quality controller of the learning provision </li></ul><ul><li>Managers of other adults in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-professional working </li></ul>
  7. 7. What will employers be looking for in 2012? <ul><li>are flexible </li></ul><ul><li>are able to offer supportive challenge </li></ul><ul><li>are able to inspire children to reach for high standards of achievement and attainment </li></ul><ul><li>have experience of the implementation of ECM </li></ul><ul><li>can manage other adults in the classroom effectively </li></ul><ul><li>have experience of a range of </li></ul><ul><li>learning and teaching strategies </li></ul><ul><li>are ICT-confident pedagogically </li></ul><ul><li>have knowledge and </li></ul><ul><li>understanding of inclusion and </li></ul><ul><li>diversity in relation to </li></ul><ul><li>personalised learning </li></ul><ul><li>can work co-operatively with </li></ul><ul><li>other professions </li></ul>Teachers who
  8. 8. Outline of the degree programme for Yr1 & 2 <ul><li>Year One </li></ul><ul><li>The self as learner </li></ul><ul><li>The learning process in a range of educational settings </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Stage Pedagogy-’the worlds of children’ </li></ul><ul><li>Student enquiry- Focus: Core Maths, English, Science ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Placement : Day visits + 5 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two </li></ul><ul><li>Models of teaching: Focus: Early years and Special Needs </li></ul><ul><li>International dimensions including MFL </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative & creative pedagogy Focus: Foundation Subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity, culture and language </li></ul><ul><li>Student enquiry- Focus: Placement related </li></ul><ul><li>Placement : 6-8weeks equivalent </li></ul>
  9. 9. Provisional outline of Yr3 & 4 <ul><li>Year Three </li></ul><ul><li>Models of teaching: Focus: cross curricular, national policies, extended professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Options including opportunities for study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Community studies </li></ul><ul><li>Student enquiry- Focus: curriculum/subject study </li></ul><ul><li>Placement : 6-8weeks equivalent </li></ul><ul><li>Year Four </li></ul><ul><li>Research study- dissertation </li></ul><ul><li>Options including opportunities for study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for M level options to take forward as credit into Masters degree </li></ul><ul><li>Placement : 6-8weeks equivalent </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>observation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>co-operative teaching </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>team teaching </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>independent teaching </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>group and whole class teaching </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>School-based Training School –based Training takes place in partnership schools in each year of the programme and offers: <ul><ul><li>An incremental approach to teaching, including: </li></ul></ul>Our Partnership office is dedicated to maintaining and developing strong links with schools in and around the surrounding areas. This ensures that we provide the most effective and educational service possible.
  11. 11. School Based Training placements in small groups, pairs, and individually visits to schools and other educational contexts periods of continuous teaching of to 6 to 8 weeks equivalent, Over 4 years, you will experience
  12. 12. <ul><li>The Erasmus scheme offers the opportunity to study on a comparable course in the European Union </li></ul><ul><li>12 weeks study in a European University </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership Links with Bridgewater College, Boston </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership Links in Australia </li></ul>Opportunities for Study Abroad
  13. 13. Meeting the TDA standards and requirements <ul><li>Comply fully with the requirements of the TDA for QTS </li></ul><ul><li>Enable you to meet the revised standards for QTS </li></ul>The degree will
  14. 14. Professional Development Review <ul><li>is a regular meeting with a personal professional tutor </li></ul><ul><li>involving a focussed professional discussion </li></ul><ul><li>that supports your self-evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>and provides a record of your progress against the Standards </li></ul>
  15. 15. What do we expect from you? <ul><li>To attend all taught sessions </li></ul><ul><li>To behave professionally (e.g. punctuality, appropriate dress) </li></ul><ul><li>To manage your time ( 1 hour taught = 3 hours study time) </li></ul><ul><li>To hand in assignments by the due date </li></ul><ul><li>To update your Professional Development Record (PDR) </li></ul>
  16. 16. What can you expect from us? <ul><li>Directed tasks </li></ul><ul><li>School-based tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolios of completed tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Regular meetings with your PDR Tutor </li></ul>
  17. 17. What can you expect from the course? <ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Fun </li></ul><ul><li>A Future </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Wiki: </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><li>Room: </li></ul>