• Supporting students on work placement

    The Department’s implementation of the academic post of Practice Education Lecturer to support the management of placements and the student experience What happens? This provides a physical FoHSC academic presence in the work-based learning area that facilitates open communication between placement, student and programme team. This enables effective and timely potential for problem solving/ information […]

  • The concept and execution of an ‘induction year’

    The concept and execution of an ‘induction year’ What happens? In comparison to other settings, the concept of an ‘induction year’ has been made explicit within the programme as the one of the key components of the programme’s delivery and student support strategy. This feature is fully transferable to any full-time undergraduate programme of studies. […]

  • Primary ITT: Mental Health and Wellbeing

    What is the focus? Students on Primary ITT programmes receive specific input around mental health and wellbeing across two strands: Students’ own mental health and wellbeing – recognising positive and negative indicators; developing positive, proactive strategies for managing stress and wellness Students’ awareness of children’s mental health and wellbeing and its impact on their development […]