AE5018 - Curriculum, Learners and Learning II (2023/24)
|Module specification||Module approved to run in 2023/24|
|Module title||Curriculum, Learners and Learning II|
|Module level||Intermediate (05)|
|Credit rating for module||30|
|School||School of Social Sciences and Professions|
|Total study hours||300|
|Running in 2023/24(Please note that module timeslots are subject to change)||
• To introduce subject content of the National Curriculum and Religious Education to students.
• Demonstrate practical ways in which topics and/ themes can be delivered creatively through good subject knowledge and an in-depth understanding of assessment and pedagogies.
• To engage with influences of learning between child development and the curriculum and the impact this has on effectively teaching the creative curriculum.
• To enable students to understand multiculturalism, inclusion and diversity in primary curriculum including education for social justice.
Prior learning requirements
The syllabus for this module will include:
• The requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the National Curriculum.
• Sessions on each of the core and foundation subjects and religious education and computing across the curriculum.
• Planning, teaching and assessment issues in each subject area.
• Knowledge and understanding of how to use different forms of assessment, record keeping and reporting mechanisms to set clear targets to inform planning.
• Subject knowledge in the early years and primary curriculum.
• Self-Audit of subject and curriculum knowledge.
• Multiculturalism, inclusion and diversity.
Balance of independent study and scheduled teaching activity
The range of learning and teaching methods will include lectures, seminars, digital recordings and webinars, discussions, group activities and presentations, individual reading and workshops, assessments and feedback, audit of curriculum subject knowledge.
Educational visits for example: The History Museum, The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, The British Film Institute.
At the end of this module, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge of the curriculum to enhance and enrich practice.
2. Demonstrate the ability to apply curriculum requirements and inclusive principles to the design and creation of a teaching resource.
3. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the curriculum content of National Curriculum - Core and Foundation subjects and Religious Education.
4. Demonstrate an ability to apply key principles of lesson planning, teaching and assessment.
Guidance and support will be provided for students to successfully complete the module assessment tasks.
Design and make a teaching resource to demonstrate the creative curriculum and write a rationale for how it can be used in a primary classroom (include a photo story of your resource as an appendix or appendices) (2,750 words).
Write an essay reflecting on the importance of subject knowledge and the effective delivery of National Curriculum and Religious Education in the primary classroom