'How to' Guide

Professional Standards 2014 - 'How To' Guide This guide documents the Education and Training Foundation funded project undertaken by the University and its partners to embed the 2014 Professional Standards into their initial teacher education curriculum. It includes:

  • the new paperwork we have developed and illustrative examples of how it is being used on our in-service and pre-service CertEd and PGCE (Lifelong Learning) courses;
  • teacher educators, trainee teachers and subject specialist mentors explaining how they are working with the standards in a set of fifteen ‘talking head’ films we have made;
  • A series of activities designed for teacher educators, trainee teachers and subject specialist mentors to further explore the standards

The PDF Guide

Download 2014 Professional Standards - ‘How to’ Guide - PDF file (opens new window)

 

The Film 1. ‘How to’ Guide on the 2014 Professional Standards and ITE

‌This 100 minute film provides a complete overview of how the University and its partner colleges have embedded the 2014 Professional Standards into its ITE curriculum. There are five chapters: an introductory chapter which provides you with an overview of the film; chapter 1 discusses how the 2014 Professional Standards were embedded into our ITE curriculum; chapter 2 features teacher educators talking about how they are ‘unpacking’ the standards in their teaching; chapter 3 has the ‘voices’ of trainee teachers and their experience of working with the standards; and chapter 4 looks at the standards from subject specialist mentors’ perspective.

‘How to’ Guide as shorter clips

 

Film 2. An overview of the How to Guide film

This 3 minute film provides you with an overview of the How to Guide film.

Film 3. Embedding the 2014 Professional Standards into

This 12 minute film is aimed at managers and teacher educator, and covers two aspects of the standards and the initial teacher education curriculum. Firstly, a manager explains how the standards have been embedded into the University of Huddersfield’s pre-service and in-service courses. Secondly, it considers the relationship between the Professional Standards and the initial teacher education curriculum. 

Film 4. Teacher educators talking about the 2014 Professional Standards

This 52 minute film is aimed at teacher educators, managers and subject specialist mentors, and features a number of teacher educators talking about their practice. Examples of clips include how the standards have been introduced to trainees, feeding back to trainees after lesson observations, making explicit links to the standards in classes and the impact of the introduction of the standards on teacher educators’ practice. The Youtube clip provides you with hyperlinks to the sections in the film so you can select those that are of most interest to you. 

Film 5. Trainees’ experiences of the 2014 Professional Standards

This 12 minute film is aimed at trainee teachers, their subject specialist mentors and teacher educator, and features pre-service and in-service trainee teachers talking about their experiences of working with the standards. The clips in the film include trainees discussing feedback from a lesson observation, personal development planning and working with their subject specialist mentor to explore the standards. 

Film 6. Mentors discussing the 2014 Professional Standards

This 20 minute film is aimed at subject specialist mentors, trainee teachers and teacher educators who train mentors. It features subject specialist mentors talking about how they are exploring the standards with their trainees and two short films of a mentor discussing and feeding back to a trainee after an observed lesson. 

Film 7. Helping trainees engage with the standards

This 1 minute clip is aimed at teacher educators, and features a teacher educator explaining how they have been using the Professional Standards with their trainees. 

Film 8. Signposting and embedding the Professional Standards

This 1 minute clip is aimed at teacher educators, and features a teacher educator telling us how she makes explicit links to the standards in her teaching 

Film 9. Embedding of Equality, Diversity, Maths and English

This 1 minute film is aimed at teacher educators, and features a teacher educator explaining how their centre use trainee-led joint practice development to explore the embedding of equality and diversity, maths and English in teaching. 

Film 10. A teacher educator’s use of the lesson observation form

This 2 minute film is aimed at teacher educators and subject specialist mentors. A teacher educator talks about using the lesson observation form with trainees.  

Film 11. A teacher educator’s observation of community learning

This 1 minute film is aimed at teacher educators and subject specialist mentors, and features a teacher educator talking about how she observes community-based teaching.  

Film 12. Feeding back using the language of the standards

This 1 minute film is aimed at teacher educators and subject specialist mentors, and features a teacher educator explaining how she explicitly uses the language of the Professional Standards to feedback to her trainees about their teaching. 

Film 13. Using the standards to build a dialogue with trainees about improving their teaching

This four minute film is aimed at teacher educators and subject specialist mentors, and features teacher educators explaining how they are using the standards to promote a dialogue with their trainees about improving teaching and learning. 

Film 14. Impact of the Professional Standards on teacher educators’ practice

This three minute film is aimed at teacher educators and subject specialist mentors, and features a teacher educator explaining the impact the introduction of the 2014 Professional Standards has had on teacher educators’ practice.  

Film 15. Trainees exploring the standards with subject specialist mentors

This two minute film is aimed at trainees, subject specialist mentors and teacher educators who train mentors, and features trainees discussing how they are exploring the 2014 Professional Standards with their subject specialist mentor.  

 

 

 

 

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Last updated Friday 21 October 2016
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