Module code: NURM106

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

WHITE ND Miss (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits


ECTS Credits



FHEQ Level 7

JACs code


Module cap (Maximum number of students)


Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 60

Lecture Hours: 65

Tutorial Hours: 8

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ASSIGNMENT 100
Pass/Fail competencies Completion of four teaching practice assessments Pass/Fail

Alternative Assessment


Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Students must be registered with their respective professional bodies (NMC/HCPC). It is necessary for the student to be working in a teaching environment that allows them to meet the learning outcomes. Students must be provided with a qualified teacher/clinical supervisor by their manager in practice.

Module overview

This module is quite unique as it is designed to advance learning and teaching skills.

To achieve this, a training needs analysis will be conducted on commencing the module in the form of a Personal Development Plan (PDP).

Each student will identify their goals and develop a pathway of discovery and learning that will enable them to enhance their teaching skills.

Module aims

Provide students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and understanding of the complexities of learning and teaching, assessment and evaluation in order to review critically and enhance their expertise in these areas of professional practice.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Creatively develop a critical, reflective and innovative approach to teaching and learning in educational and practice settings, and formulate plans for their own professional development KCPT
002 Identify the characteristics of quality learning and select appropriate assessment and evaluation strategies in order to determine the extent to which the desired learning outcomes have been achieved, KCPT
003 Create and develop effective learning environments through facilitating and establishing positive relationships and ensuring that the principles of equal opportunities are adhered to PT
004 Select, plan and implement a range of teaching and learning strategies, and facilitate learning across a range of educational and practice settings and utilise a range of learning resources including information technology KCPT
005 Identify and respond to the needs of individual learners ensuring they access the necessary support, and facilitate their progress towards becoming autonomous learners KCPT
006 Effectively utilise the information gained from assessment and evaluation in order to aid self-reflection and self-development KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Indicative content includes:

Skills and qualities of an effective teacher

Educational philosophy

Planning learning opportunities

Selecting learning strategies

Identifying needs and supporting learners

The simulated environment

Assessment and feedback strategies relevant in a variety of settings

Using feedback for professional development

Evaluating teaching and learning processes

Marking and grading educational assessment

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Enable students to have a deep and systematic understanding of their teaching practice
To draw upon their own experience to develop their understanding of the current evidence base for teaching practice


The learning and teaching methods include




Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge skills and understanding of teaching. In order to do this they must complete four observed teaching practice assessments and complete a reflective teaching portfolio, (word count 3,500 words).


Formative assessment and feedback

Students will receive formative feedback via:

Written reports on their observed teaching assessment; which the reflective accounts will be based upon
Verbal discussion during contact time
Timely response to email or telephone questions


Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:


Reflective Teaching Portfolio - (3500 words):

The teaching portfolio will incorporate the following:

Resources and reflective accounts from the four teaching practice assessments within Part 1 of the assignment. The reflective accounts will be based on the areas for development that have been identified within the assessment report.

Evidence will be required from a further four teaching practice sessions

Evidence of formal contact teaching hours in line with professional body requirements.

Reading list


Other information

Qualifying condition(s)

A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module

This module is core and will require students to pass both elements.

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Education for Professional Practice PGCert(YEAR LONG) Year-long Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.