SCITT School Direct
The School Direct training programme is for graduates who want to train as part of the school team.
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SCITT School Direct
The School Direct training programme is for graduates who want to train as part of the school team. You will undertake the Autumn and Summer term placement in a host school and during the Spring term be placed in a contrasting school and year group within the partner consortium. The course runs in line with the school terms in Somerset. You will attend a minimum of 45 training days during the programme.
Learning and assessment
There will be a range of teaching, learning and assessment methods including lectures, workshops, peer group activities, seminars, directed reading, independent research, directed study, presentations, tutorials, fieldwork and use of both formative and summative assessment which draw upon evidence, reflection, analysis and evaluations. All School Direct trainees will be required to complete a PGCE alongside their training; this is awarded by the University of Worcester.
- Life in School
- The Developing teacher
- The learning child
Teaching and learning strategies
In relation to teaching and learning strategies each modules will enable trainees to aspire to be autonomous learners; provide a programme which embraces key/transferrable skills; disseminate good practice in learning and teaching; support trainees of varying experiences, needs and backgrounds and monitor the quality of their experience.
Trainees will be expected to develop critical and evaluative understanding of the processes and practice of effective learning through demonstration of knowledge, skills and understanding related to high quality and effective practice. Trainees will develop a clear framework for their own professional values and demonstrate a critical and reflective attitude towards their practice, showing an articulation of the interdependent relationship of practice and theory.