Teaching & Learning in Schools - EDU00039M

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  • Department: Education
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Chris Kyriacou
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18

Module aims

  • To introduce students to key psychological ideas that have been applied to teaching and learning in schools

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Understand and able to critically reflect upon key psychological ideas regarding teaching and learning in schools
  • Display awareness of theoretical frameworks and relevant research writings and findings regarding teaching and learning in schools

Academic and graduate skills

  • Able to critically analyse and communicate theoretical frameworks and research findings
  • Aware of issues concerning the collection and interpretation of research data
  • Able to identify relevant research literature
  • Able to develop and make use of ICT skills


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

Written feedback on assignment report sheet (within 6 weeks) and face-to-face feedback in supervisions.

Indicative reading

Kyriacou, C. (2009). Effective teaching in schools (3rd ed.). Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes

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