What you will study
The first year of the programme is designed to develop a range of essential teaching skills, increase knowledge of the learning process and develop ideas relating to teaching and learning strategies. Four modules will be completed during the first year:
* This module will include the completion of 70 hours (minimum) of teaching to include 20 hours observation of an experienced tutor.
The second year of the programme focuses on ways in which tutors can enrich the learning experience of students through such things as blended learning and innovative teaching techniques. Four modules will be completed during the second year:
**A further 70 hours (minimum) of teaching experience will be completed in the second year.
Attendance is required for two sessions of three hours per week (6 hours in total) either by afternoon or evening.
Currently Tuesday 1pm or 6pm and Wednesday 1pm or 6pm.
Assessment includes assignments based on lesson planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation, course design and small scale research. There are no formal examinations. Assessment of professional practice is via a series of observations and assessments and the compilation of a professional development portfolio.
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