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CE991 - Professional Practice in the FE and Skills Sector

  • Module code: CE991
  • Module name: Professional Practice in the FE and Skills Sector
  • Department: Centre for Lifelong Learning
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

 Develop students' understanding of professionalism in the FE and Skills sector  Develop students' understanding and knowledge of the relationship between the FE and Skills practitioner and the socio, economic and political context within which the FE and Skills sector operates.  Enable students to critically reflect upon their own practice and the working environment within which they teach.

Principal learning outcomes

• Critically evaluate own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching • Critically evaluate and improve own assessment practice • Critically evaluate and improve own practice with references to theories and principles of learning and communication • Critically evaluate the concept of professionalism and core professional values for teachers in the lifelong learning sector • Critically examine the relationship between the FE and Skills practitioner and the socio, economic and political • Critically evaluate own wider professional practice • Critically evaluate own need for continuous personal and professional self-development • Demonstrate effective session planning skills • Understand how to effectively deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners taking opportunities to promote equality and inclusiveness within practice • Critically evaluate ways to negotiate appropriate individual goals with learners • Demonstrate how to effectively plan/design and conduct formal and informal assessment to enable learning and progression • Demonstrate how to give supportive and developmental feedback to promote learner progress and achievement • Demonstrate how to contribute to QA and QI systems and procedures

Timetabled teaching activities

Two days in University, two days on placement, one independent study day

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/cll/courses/professionaldevelopment/itt

Other essential notes

Assessment: (100%) Assignment - Economic and Political Influences (3,000 words) Professional Development Portfolio including a summative reflective statement (3,000 words) Evidence of 100 teaching practice and 8 observations

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: CE991-30)
A1 (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Teaching and Learning (FE and Skills Sector) (X431) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills) (X432) - Year 1
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A