This is a 8-week (approx. 200 hours) subject knowledge enhancement course. This course is intended for pre-trainee teachers or those in-training, who need to significantly improve subject knowledge in their subject specialism to GCSE.
The course takes part on our learning platform VIDLEARN®. Trainees complete a Subject Knowledge Audit at the start of each module, from which they can plot a learning sequence that is closely associated to their needs. Trainees are expected to watch and take part in activities from bespoke videos on VIDLEARN®.
AIM OF THE COURSE
To improve knowledge and understanding of your specialist subject to GCSE.
To consider key words, key concepts and key classroom activities associated with your specialist subject.
To consider some approaches to teaching the specialist subjects to GCSE.
In developing your personal and professional skills as a teacher, the course aims:
to foster and develop your personal enjoyment of and enthusiasm for your specialist subject;
to audit and maintain your subject knowledge;
to promote your collaborative learning;
to develop the ICT skills needed to enhance teaching and learning in your subject.