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Module JOURNEYS: OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPLORE, UNDERSTAND AND REFLECT ON THE FROEBEL HOPE TEACHER EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP

Module code: EDF490
Credits: 2.5
Semester: Year-Long
Quota: 25
Department: FROEBEL EDUCATION
International: No
Coordinator: Aoife Titley (FROEBEL EDUCATION)
Overview Overview
 

This module will build upon theoretical understanding and skills developed in previous years in modules such as
Sociology of Education, History of Education, Social Construct of Identity, Social, Environmental and
Scientific Education, Development and Intercultural Education and various other modules on Reflective Practice.

This module aims to:
• To strengthen student teachers’ understanding of the continuum of the Froebel HOPE Teacher Education
Partnership
• To develop and enhance a global outlook within emerging primary teacher identities
• To prepare student teachers to work in partnership with stakeholders in Kolkata in a variety of HOPE
education settings
This module will be delivered in 9 two-hour blocks, utilising a variety of teaching methods and approaches, including
self-directed learning, school visits and independent tasks.

The following themes and topics will be explored:
• Motivation and commitment to participate in the partnership
• The Indian education system and curriculum
• Introduction to the work of the HOPE Foundation
• Recap on the ethics of images and messages in a development context
• Fundraising and effective altruism
• Cultural context
• Teaching methodologies and resources
• Financial management
• Pedagogical lens: Charity versus social justice mentality
• Personal Health and Safety and Self-Care
• Content of the module will be cognizant of changes in practice as they arise from the HOPE Foundation Ireland and HOPE Kolkata.

Open Teaching & Learning methods
 
Open Assessment
 
Open Repeat options
 
Open Timetable
 
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