Teaching and Learning Differently

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: Clifton Campus
  • Starting: 9 July 2018
  • Course duration: Two weeks

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What you'll study

On this course you'll explore the different ways of teaching and learning.

Week one – Learning in Nature                      

Have you ever thought about using nature as a classroom?

This week will introduce you to the Forest School 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.

Week two – Teaching and Learning in the UK

Would you like an insight into teaching and learning practices in the UK?

This week will provide you with the opportunity to develop an understanding of delivering effective teaching and learning. You will gain an understanding of roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training with a focus on assessment and the principles and practices associated with different models of assessment. You'll explore how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions, how to conduct assessments and how to offer constructive feedback. Considering education in relation to equality, diversity and inclusivity is also included.

On successful completion of this course you'll get 10 NTU credits (5 ECTS).

This course is a part of NTU Global Summer School, a programme of 2 – 4 week courses and social activities running in July and August 2018.

Tuition fee: £1,100

Entry requirements

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 have the required English language skills.

Ideally you will have a demonstrable interest and prior knowledge of the subject.

Please email us if you have any further questions about your course.

Related courses you could consider

This course can be combined with:

How to apply

Step 1

Download the application form and email it to us.

Please read the guidance notes or contact the global summer school team if you have any questions.

Step 2

The Global Summer School Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your place and send you instructions on how to pay for your course and accommodation (if required).

Step 3

If you need a short study visa we will give you an invitation letter. Please read these guidance notes about how to apply for a short term study visa.

Step 4

You’ll receive an email with the instructions on how to enrol when we've received your payment and confirmed your place on the course.

Complete your enrolment online.

Step 5

Your timetable and instructions about where to go on the first day will be sent closer to the course start date.

Please contact us if you are making a booking on behalf of a group.

English language requirements

As a guide, you should be a moderate user of English. For most courses you should be equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 level.

Please check the full list of English language requirements for the global summer school.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is 18 June 2018.

Please email us if you have missed this deadline.

Please note that in order to run each course has to recruit a minimum number of students. Courses which have not reached this number will be withdrawn.

Apply today and start planning your summer in Nottingham.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Step 1

Download the application form and email it to us.

Please read the guidance notes or contact the global summer school team if you have any questions.

Step 2

The Global Summer School Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your place and send you instructions on how to pay for your course and accommodation (if required).

Step 3

If you need a short study visa we will give you an invitation letter. Please read these guidance notes about how to apply for a short term study visa.

Step 4

You’ll receive an email with the instructions on how to enrol when we've received your payment and confirmed your place on the course.

Complete your enrolment online.

Step 5

Your timetable and instructions about where to go on the first day will be sent closer to the course start date.

Please contact us if you are making a booking on behalf of a group.

English language requirements

As a guide, you should be a moderate user of English. For most courses you should be equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 level.

Please check the full list of English language requirements for the global summer school.

Application deadline

The deadline for applications is 18 June 2018.

Please email us if you have missed this deadline.

Please note that in order to run each course has to recruit a minimum number of students. Courses which have not reached this number will be withdrawn.

Apply today and start planning your summer in Nottingham.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

Tuition fee: £1,100

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