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Teachers often have little spare time to reflect on the day's lessons and challenges. However, this evaluation of teaching and learning experiences is vital to their professional development. This free course, Chartered teachers in Scotland, is an extract from the OU's Chartered Teacher Programme for Scotland and will help teachers to evaluate their practice and development opportunities.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- review personal experience in teaching and learning and begin the process of identifying professional development targets
- start the process of organising a portfolio and collecting evidence to support a claim to Chartered Teacher Status
- consider the nature of the evidence that might be collected, and prioritise what additional evidence is required.
- Current section: Introduction
- Learning outcomes
- 1 Introduction to self-evaluation
- 2 Learning from experience
- 3 Moving on: prioritising your development needs
- 4 Your development needs
- Keep on learning
- Further reading
Study this free course
Enrol to access the full course, get recognition for the skills you learn, track your progress and on completion gain a statement of participation to demonstrate your learning to others. Make your learning visible!
Chartered teachers in Scotland
This course will help you to reflect on your previous knowledge and experience of teaching and learning, to consider what support may be available to you, and to begin to prioritise your professional development needs.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in
This free course includes adapted extracts from an Open University course which is no longer available to new students. If you found this interesting you could explore more free Teacher Training courses or view the range of currently available OU Teacher Training courses.
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Originally published: Tuesday, 19th July 2011
Last updated on: Wednesday, 17th February 2016
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