Resources: Course content

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History curricula in England and New Zealand : identity, belonging and the case for valuing an historical perpective
This is a discussion about the relationship between identity, belonging and historical perspectives in the context of the history curriculum, written by Dr. Robert Guyver as part of the ESCalate Research Papers in Education series. Historical perspective includes the views of historians not only about particular periods or themes but also in the field of historiography (the philosophy behind the meaning of history), and this investigates whether...
International students and students' unions
Fiona Hyland of ESCalate presented a paper "The HEA / UKCISA ‘Teaching International Students’ project: Improving academic experiences of international students" at this NUS / UKCISA training event "International students and students' unions: Creating a Global Future for all students" at the University of Bradford, 13th October 2010. The PowerPoint slides are available for download and further resources from this event are available on the NUS...
Masters in the 4 year primary QTS degree
This resource explains the 4 year primary QTS degree programme from Leeds Trinity and All Saints. Many thanks to Sarah Trussler for sharing how Masters credits are included in this programme. This formed the basis of discussion at the 4 year degree day held at the University of Cumbria on Friday, July 17th 2009
Measuring sustainability : the Welsh curriculum audit
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 15, autumn 2009. Howard Colley gives us an introduction to a new strand of activity in Education for Sustainability and Global Citizenship (which the English system calls ESD - Education for Sustainable Development): an auditing tool to allow HEIs to assess their own position and decide on action. It is available as a PDF download of 2 pages
Mental Health in Initial Teacher Education
Developing an understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health is an essential component of initial teacher education – if learners are to be equipped both to support and nurture the mental health of pupils, and to enhance their own wellbeing and that of colleagues. With space in the curriculum at a premium, there is a need to consider how best this area of learning can be addressed. A number of initiatives have been developed to promote...
Resources from Narrowing the Gap
Resources from the ESCalate event Narrowing the Gap, 3 December 2009 includes a summary of Narrowing the Gap, an ESCalate funded project which aims to develop and trial alternative modes of engaging public, private and voluntary sector employers from education and children’s services with the different phases of higher education course design and delivery
Review of Professional Doctorates
This review concerns the range and type of Professional Doctorates offered in Ireland and internationally. It looks at their growth, fields of study, structure of programmes and distinctions between them and the PhD. It was published by National Qualifications Authority of Ireland in October 2006 and is presented as a 35 page Word file
Students as change agents at Exeter University
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Harriet Whewell, formerly of the University of Exeter. This article gives a personal account of working with students on an innovative project at Exeter University. It details the Students as Change Agents scheme that aims to increase student engagement in the teaching and learning experience. Students ran their own research projects and data collection to improve an area...