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In this course, students deepen their understanding of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment and develop pedagogical content knowledge for secondary teaching at senior secondary level. Students examine curriculum and assessment frameworks and materials, including the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) and Vocational Education Pathways including Skills Standards, contemporary pedagogical developments and associated practice challenges within the context of a specialist senior secondary subject. There is a particular focus on knowledge foundations, assessment practices, culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies that support learning for all, relevant subject-specific literacies and design for learning within students' specialist senior secondary subjects.
TECS334 , TECS434
Ceri de Boo
Students must pass all assessment requirements to obtain a final passing grade for this course. Final grades will be determined at an examiners meeting and reported using the UC common grading system.Attendance and Engagement (Distance students)Full attendance and participation in the on-site intensive programme, Tiriti o Waitangi workshops, and noho marae are compulsory requirements of the programme. Students are required to actively engage with all course content and activities including Zoom workshops, lecture recordings, readings, online modules, and any other requirements specified by the course coordinator, in order to meet the learning outcomes of the course.Students are expected to notify lecturers in writing (e.g. email message) prior to their absence, with an explanation. For extended absences (3 or more days), students should apply to the course coordinator. Extended absences must be accompanied by supporting evidence, e.g. medical certificate. Alternative tasks that demonstrate engagement with course content missed due to absences must be completed if provided.Attendance issues and/or lack of engagement with course content and activities may impact your ability to pass the course and/or complete the 'Teaching Professional Practice' associated with this course.
Domestic fee $844.00
International fee $3,950.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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School of Teacher Education