Teaching and Learning Differently
This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop an understanding of effective teaching and learning in the UK.
On this course you'll explore the different and novel ways of teaching and learning, including learning in nature and education practices in the UK.
The first part of this course will provide you with the opportunity to develop an understanding of effective teaching and learning in the UK. You will develop an understanding of roles, responsibilities and relationships in education. And you'll explore how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions, conduct assessments and offer constructive feedback.
At the end of this week,you should be able to demonstrate appropriate planning and use of inclusive teaching, learning and assessment strategies and to reflect on how individual learners learn and the success of your own teaching.
In the second part of this you will use nature as a classroom!This week will introduce you to the Forest School outdoor approach to learning. You'll learn about the benefits of Forest School and participate in Forest School activities, for example, den building, fire starting, stick whittling, the safe use of tools, woodland art, and flora and fauna identification!You will explore the impact of Forest Schools on the woodland environment and different types of hazards.
At the end of the week you should be able to demonstrate an awareness of the benefits of participation in this approach to learning for adults and young participants and apply your learning to the understanding of real world contexts.
You should have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies and are interested in education and might be considering teaching or a teaching-related role in the future. You should also have the required English language skills.
I liked the group and the teachers, I found the topics interesting. I received lots of new ideas for my own teaching. I truly enjoyed the course.
Irina - Summer School 2019 Student
Location: Clifton Campus
Starting: 20 July 2020
Course Duration: Two weeks
Credits: 10 UK / 5 ECTS
Fee: £1,100 / £990 with early payment discount
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