Teacher Training UK Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
The aims of the Teacher Training UK Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Programme are to:
Facilitate the trainee’s development towards becoming an effective professional
Support trainees to develop the organisational and transferable skills central to the support role.
Provide opportunities for trainees to develop an understanding and awareness of educational policy, theory and practice
Provide trainees with the knowledge and skills that enable them to apply theory to practice
Introduce trainees to what is known about pupils as learners, both from research and professional experience
Develop trainees understanding of communication, development and safeguarding.
Enable trainees to understand schools as organisations, and how to develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
Support trainees to develop the ability to learn independently and apply this to continuing professional development, as well as:
a commitment to your own lifelong professional learning
a commitment to support all young people of whatever creed, ethnic background, sexuality, gender etc.
a commitment to helping all young people to fulfil their potential and promote equality for all
By the end of the programme trainees will understand:
the principles of developing positive relationships and how to communicate with children, young people and adults
legislation, policies and procedures including those for confidentiality, safeguarding and sharing information, including data protection
how schools are organised in terms of structure, roles and responsibilities and the wider educational context
school ethos, mission, aims and values
the factors affecting development of children and young people, how these affect practice and how to monitor development and early interventions to support development
the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development.
Understand how to work with children and young people and other organisation to support their safety and wellbeing.
Ethical issues involved in the teaching and pastoral responsibilities of a teacher
Appropriate pedagogical, management and assessment strategies to promote effective teaching and learning
The use of ICT for teaching and learning and to support their wider professional role
The importance of being able to evidence that and take account of, and support pupils’ varying needs