31 July 2020
Teaching and Learning Differently
This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop an understanding of effective teaching and learning in the UK.
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.
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.
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.
At the end of the first 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.
At the end of the second 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.
10 UK credits / 5 ECTS
GBP 1100: 10% discount on tuition fee available if you apply and pay by March 31 2020.
GBP 350: On-campus accommodation for two-weeks in a single room with ensuite facilities and shared kitchen and living space (price to be confirmed). For off-campus accommodation (10 minute walk) the price is £290 for two-weeks - as above rooms are single, ensuite with shared kitchen and living spaces. Both have 24 hour security.