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Innovation for Education

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU40022

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 12.5 hours of study per week

About this unit

Through self-directed learning, pre-service teachers develop depth of pedagogical content knowledge and understanding in one primary learning area
chosen from; English, Mathematics or Science. Pre-service teachers identify and discuss a range of pedagogical strategies appropriate to their chosen
primary specialisation and develop in depth understanding of the relevant curriculum framework with regard to their area of specialisation. In this unit,
pre-service teachers will conduct a case study research project to investigate pedagogical practices in their area of specialisation during their
professional placement. This unit supports pre-service teachers in becoming leaders and innovators in their area of primary specialisation within
educational settings.


  • Contemporary approaches to curriculum, pedagogical practice and learning environments in chosen area of specialisation
  • Research-informed practice
  • Teacher pedagogical content knowledge
  • National curricula and policy frameworks
  • Assessment and data literacy

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