As you go into schools as a representative of the University you should read the University Code of Conduct for Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults
It is not necessary to buy these books, although some may be of particular interest to you and could be useful for your post-primary experience.
In courses of initial teacher training for secondary education, it is recognised that there is benefit to be gained from students spending a period in a primary school, before embarking upon secondary experience. During placement in a primary school, students may experience life in the school by observing teaching and learning activity and supporting this in whatever ways are possible and appropriate.
The general aims of the primary school experience element of the PGCE course are to provide trainee teachers with the opportunity to:
The specific aims of the primary school experience element of the PGCE course are that they should provide trainees with opportunities for and experience in:
Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
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