Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM034: Primary Professional Learning

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

This is not a taught module and there is no explicit syllabus. The co-required modules provide taught sessions and tutorials to support learning. The evidence presented in the IDP will be compiled during the taught university course and 24 weeks of school-based work experience in two different primary schools.  

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Placement600A range of learning activities including: classroom observations and teaching; tutorials including discussion about professional learning; written critical reflection on progress towards achieving the required professional standards; and written action plans for further development.
Guided independent study300Self-directed reading related to classroom practice; Critical reflection on professional learning

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

see PGCE Primary courses on ELE (