teacher development

Conference: Integrated Learning and Assessment in the new National Curriculum for General Education

I had the pleasure of attending a conference on Integrated Learning and Assessment last week in Hue (Vietnam), hosted by Cambridge Assessment. Here’s a bit about the conference, and some take home points. Why was I there? I’ve been working… Read More ›

PGCEi Module 2 assignment

I’ve had a few requests for advice on the Module 2 assignment for the PGCEi (Nottingham). You can find an overview of the module here. The assessment is a 4000-word essay in which you critique a pedagogical approach used in… Read More ›

PGCEi Module 1 assignment guidance

My previous post included some tips on how to approach the PGCEi Module 1 (Nottingham) process work. This post moves on to the assignment itself. A reminder that the process work was… A 1000-word piece of process work outlining your own educational beliefs… Read More ›

PGCEi Module 1 process work

Module 1 of PGCEi through Nottingham is on Educational Aims and Values. I’ve shared an overview and some tips for the module here. I mentioned the assessment criteria for the module: A 1000-word piece of process work outlining your own… Read More ›

A connected curriculum?

One benefit of being an EAL teacher is that we’re not in a ‘subject bubble’. We support our learners in various subjects, meaning we get a good insight into content across the KS3/KS4 curriculum (or at least phases of it)…. Read More ›