My blog post this week is going to be fairly short as I was on a very tight deadline with one of my university assignments over the weekend. On Monday I had to submit 4000 words – eek!
I will, however, take this opportunity to explain a little bit about what it’s like to balance the academic side of my qualification with the practical side.
In order to be awarded my PGCE in July, there are several things I need to do. Firstly, I need to prove I’ve met the ‘Teacher’s Standards’. There are eight standards in total and I need to submit evidence that I’ve adhered to them sufficiently. This might include examples of my marking, or lesson plans that show I’ve implemented differentiation.
On top of this I need to complete three 4000 word essays during the year. My first assignment was a ‘Professional Studies’ essay, which I…
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