The Foundations of Teaching for Learning programme is designed for anyone who is currently teaching or would like to teach in any subject or context, whether at school, at home, or in the workplace. This eight-course programme will help you develop and strengthen your skills in teaching, professionalism, assessment, and other areas through dynamic lessons taught by established and respected professionals from across the Commonwealth. As you progress through the programme, you will find yourself strengthening not only your skills but also your connections with colleagues from all over the world. This is a fantastic opportunity for professional development.
This introductory course examines three aspects of teaching: professional knowledge and understanding, professional practise, and professional values, relationships, and engagement.
1. Being a Teacher: A Professional Privilege
- Lecture 1: About the Course
- Lecture 2: Being a Teacher
- Lecture 3: The World of Childhood
- Lecture 4: Being a Professional
2. Thinking About Learning
- Lecture 1: Revisiting Learning
- Lecture 2: Thinking About Thinking
- Lecture 3: Teaching for Learning
- Lecture 4: Thinking About Curriculum
3. How Good is My Classroom?
- Lecture 1: What is a Good School?
- Lecture 2: Questioning
- Lecture 3: Thinking about Assessment
- Lecture 4: Planning for Improvement
4. Continuing to Learn in a Changing World
- Lecture 1: A World of Change
- Lecture 2: Outside of School
- Lecture 3: Professional Development
- Lecture 4: A Review: Questions of Professionalism