Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the Schools of Classics, Divinity, English, Geography & Geosciences, History, International Relations, Modern Languages or Departments of Philosophy.
Planned timetable: To be arranged.
This module provides final year students within the Faculties of Arts and Divinity with the opportunity to gain first hand experience of education through a mentoring scheme with teachers in local schools. This module will enable students to gain substantial experience of working in a challenging and unpredictable working environment, and to gain a broad understanding of many of the key aspects of teaching in schools.
Co-requisite(s): If taken within classics, divinity, english, history, international relations or philosophy, a further 15-credit subject-specific module may be required
Weekly contact: The module commences with an Induction Event at the University (3 hours). Students spend a minimum of 20 hours during the semester at their placement. 3 x 1-hour tutorials are held at the University during the semester. The module concludes with an oral presentation session.
Scheduled learning hours: 28
Guided independent study hours: 122
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100% comprising: Written project proposal (10%) + written report (35%) = 45% Oral presentation (at University, assessed by module lecturers) = 30% A further 25% of Coursework is in the form of a report by their placement-mentor on the student’s practical performance in the classroom on placement.
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 30%
Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available