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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 ›

EAL Science and CLILing it

I’m supporting in some really interesting classes this term, especially Science. The subject knowledge of those Science teachers is pretty impressive, especially once you get to KS4. The need for language support in our class tends to be high. The… Read More ›

EAL: History / Geography reviews

Here’s another insight into day-to-day EAL planning. Usual disclaimer on the look of the resources – time restraints, okay?! History and Geography were tough for our EAL learners in Term 1. They are so English-heavy and there’s tonnes to cover…. Read More ›

Course review: PGCEi

This review is for the PGCEi from the University of Nottingham. It’s a bit general – see links for more details. Overview of modules There are 3 modules on this course. Module 1 focuses on educational aims and values in… Read More ›

Year in review

Last blog post of 2020. Here’s how the year went… January: Handed in my notice at British Council. Started Module 2 of the PGCEi. Goaded a few people on Twitter, felt guilty, stopped using Twitter. For a day.