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Developing Practice Educator Skills

University of Huddersfield

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    09-JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course provides social workers with the opportunity to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to qualify as a stage 1 practice educator in accordance with the requirements of the Practice Educator Professional Standards.

You will investigate various theories around adult learning whilst evaluating your own learning and supervision needs as a practice educator.
Various teaching methods will be evaluated.
You will design and plan learning activities in order to facilitate the learning of others.
You will explore how to develop learning opportunities for students and examine the process of preparing and maintaining a successful placement in accordance with the requirements of the Social Work England.

Please note this short course is a pre-requisite for the [Enhancing Practice Educator Skills| ] short course. You must successfully complete both courses in order to be able to independently support and assess social work students in line with the Practice Educator Framework.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught through a series of lectures, seminars and guided study, which will be supported by the University’s virtual learning environment.

Assessment will include the submission of a portfolio. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Career support

This short course may assist you to meet the specialist skills and post registration development requirements stipulated by your employer/professional regulator.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 122 18

    21st out of 79 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    122 58%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    73rd

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    117th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    136 79%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    14th

    13

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