This 20 Level 7 CAT point module is offered to ETS Officers (regular or reserve) who have been awarded a recognised Level 7 PGCE (primary or secondary) within the last 5 years. This 5 year limit reflects the University’s policy for RPL. The module will be offered as demand requires on each Module 3 - Supporting Individual Adult Learners iteration (May / Sep / Nov) where individuals meet the criteria.
Officers attending this module will have additional reading to complete prior to start of the in-person taught sessions.
Aims and Objectives
Knowledge and Understanding
Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Evaluate your own professional practice with regard to individual and group learning sessions (using feedback from peers and others and with reference to minimum core)
- Respond to complex coaching and support issues presented by students that require referral and liaison with other agencies
- Identify & plan individual and group learning needs (Initial assessment and diagnostics)
- Identify and discuss potential barriers to Adult Learning
- Provide ongoing personal support to learners
- Demonstrate an awareness of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) and the support available to SpLD learners
- Planning for the delivery of individual learning sessions using an appropriate range of inclusive teaching and learning strategies
- Select and critically apply a range of relevant primary and secondary sources including practitioner, theoretical and research-based evidence to support learner needs.
- Demonstrate evidence of a knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities and diversity in the context of post-compulsory education and training.
- Demonstrate evidence of a knowledge and understanding of the appropriate communications techniques and interpersonal skills for facilitating coaching and support.
- Ensure access to coaching opportunities and professional support.
- Evaluate learners’ achievement using suitable data gathering tools.
The syllabus will focus on the learner theories associated with teaching adults in a professional development context. It will explore topics such as student support, differentiation, barriers to learning, Andragogy, self-efficacy and learner motivation. It will consider how experience and reflective learning are key to adult learning and development. It will also require students to explore the support that can be offered to adults with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Teaching will be a mix of formal taught sessions, peer discussion and individual research
|Guided independent study||170|
|Total study time||200|
This is how we’ll give you feedback as you are learning. It is not a formal test or exam.Assignment Presentation & Peer Discussion
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
An internal repeat is where you take all of your modules again, including any you passed. An external repeat is where you only re-take the modules you failed.