|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Annotated Academic Poster 4000 Words||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Annotated Academic Poster 4000 Words||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Recognise and defend the value of collaborating with colleagues, learners, parents and other stakeholders in order to progress the learning of all young people.
Exercise their contractual, pastoral, legal and professional responsibilities in order to meet the needs and maximise the potential of all learners.
Manage their own well-being, as well as developing their ability to contribute to the well-being and safeguarding of the learners in their care.
Critically analyse and evaluate their own values and beliefs concerning teaching and learning in order to develop as a reflective practitioner.
This module will focus on the opportunities and purposes of collaborative engagement in professional practice. The module will consider the international evidence about different forms of professional collaboration and its impact on learners. The module will reinforce the importance of creating effective learning environments where all learners feel safe and can develop to their full potential. The model will encourage students to critically reflect on their professional practice and to identify effective strategies that support well-being, safeguarding and the wider needs of their learners. The module will consider issues of inclusivity, equity and student wellbeing and how these can be maximised through collaborative forms of professional practice.
This module aims to develop a critical understanding of the value and purpose of professionals working collaboratively to raise standards for all students. It focuses on the opportunities and purposes of collaborative engagement in professional practice and considers the international evidence about different forms of professional collaboration and the consequential impact on learners. The module aims to consolidate how issues of inclusivity, equity and student wellbeing can be maximised through collaborative forms of professional practice.
- Establishing and evaluating forms of collaborative working and team learning aimed at supporting learning, knowledge, and professionalism.
- Engagement with, and evaluation of, improvement principles for continual school and professional development.
- Gathering evidence and using data to develop and inform professional practice to raise standards.
- The impact of interprofessional collaborative/ team and networked learning to respond to challenges and opportunities aimed at enhancing learning and teaching.
- Professional practices that address the well-being and safeguarding responsibilities for both learners and staff alike.
- Critically reflective practice skills to evaluate students’ own values, beliefs, and assumptions about improving classroom practice.
- The knowledge, skills, and critical understanding to develop inclusive approaches to teaching and learning.
- Developing strategies to meet the needs of all learners and to provide effective supporting networks in a self-improving system
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Adaptability and resilience||Continue to advance their knowledge and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level. All module content is intended to challenge students to reconsider what they think they know, to adopt critical mindsets and to be ready to adapt what they do, in light of the new knowledge and understanding they encounter during the module.|
|Creative Problem Solving||Demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional or equivalent level.|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will be introduced to, and expected to engage critically with, the core literature, evidence and techniques for enquiry in relation to the module topic. This is in order to demonstrate the appropriate application of research and scholarship in their own practice and their critical evaluation of the same, in order to arrive at an ever-deeper understanding of the topic as it applies to professionals.|
|Real world sense||And holders will have the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring: the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations the independent learning ability required|
|Subject Specific Skills||A systematic understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights, much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of their academic discipline, field of study or area of professional practice.|
This module is at CQFW Level 7