You will be asked a number of questions which are designed to ascertain if you are a suitable candidate for teaching and for this BEd course. The following areas will be focused upon:
Professional Skills and Attributes
Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy
Group Task – Teaching and Learning
For your group task we would like you to teach the group something about which you are passionate or in which you have a particular skill. You will be teaching them as adults not as children so make sure your chosen focus is appropriate.
The activity will be in a group of no more than 6 candidates and you will have a maximum of 10 minutes to complete the teaching task.
To be successful in this task:
In addition we will be assessing:
This task will take place in a teaching room.
Please bear in mind that 10 minutes is not long- keep it simple!
We look forward to learning about a broad range of interests and skills. In the past examples have included teaching a skill such as knitting, playing a simple tune on a musical instrument, learning some words or phrases in a new language, learning how to read a map, perform a simple dance etc. Others have taught the group about the off-side rule, endangered species or first aid. Please remember that the subject matter is entirely your choice. It is how you go about it that interests us. It’s completely up to you!
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