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Becoming a Teacher 1

ELS52006

About this course

Becoming a Teacher 1 integrates theory on teachers' professional development with practical teacher training. Students continually reflect upon their experiences and the development of their teaching competencies. They learn to formulate learning goals and plan activities with which they further develop themselves.
NB: this course is part of the Minor Education and is integrated with an internship at a school. Note that if you are interested, you can contact the coordination team of the minor (via minor.educatie@wur.nl) well in advance of the actual start of the minor, so that the internship can be organized. Deadline for application for semester I is April 1st, deadline for application for semester II is October 1st

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:

  • Communicate on the level with students (interpersonal competence)
  • Show, with concrete examples from the internship, significant growth in creating a safe learning environment (pedagogical competence)
  • Communicate and cooperate with other teachers in the school (cooperation with colleagues and environment)
  • Reflect on their classroom experiences and draw conclusions from these to improve their performance
  • Show, with concrete examples from the internship, significant growth in creating a powerful learning environment (pedagogical content knowledge)
  • Show, with concrete examples from the internship, significant growth in organizing a learning environment that is well-structured, clear and task-oriented (planning)

Required prior knowledge

Assumed Knowledge:
ELS51006 Becoming a Teacher Basics

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  • Credits
    ECTS 6
  • Level
    bachelor
  • Contact coordinator
  • Selection course
    No
If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of Wageningen University.

Offering(s)

  • Start date

    2 September 2024

    • Ends
      25 October 2024
    • Term *
      Period 1
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      Dutch
  • Start date

    10 March 2025

    • Ends
      2 May 2025
    • Term *
      Period 5
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      Dutch
These offerings are valid for students of Utrecht University