Carnegie School of Education: Teaching 2020-21

Page last updated 08/12/2020

You will experience a blended approach to learning – this is a mix of face-to-face, on campus and remote teaching and learning. The learning content you will receive will be as planned for the academic year 2020/2021 before the Covid-19 outbreak.

We are working within government social distancing measures so we are not planning to deliver large-group teaching on campus throughout 2020/2021. This will ensure that maximum space will be available for small-group teaching.

In most cases, the taught content will also be available online so you can still access it if you can’t attend campus due to the pandemic (for example, due to self-isolation, shielding or travel restrictions).

We will prioritise face-to-face teaching and practical teaching to meet any requirements of relevant professional, statutory and regulatory bodies (PSRB) if your course includes these elements. This will ensure that your course retains its full professional status.

We can confirm that the academic year 2020/2021 will start on the dates that we have already published in the academic calendar. Course delivery will typically be in three 10-week blocks.

Course teaching structure

All our lectures will be delivered online. These will also be recorded so you are able to watch them at a time convenient to you.

Our seminars will also be delivered online.  These will be live and very interactive, just as they would be on campus.

We will also offer you the opportunity to participate in 90 minutes of very small group or individual academic tutorials on campus, following social distancing guidelines, where you can work with tutors to maximise your learning.  These sessions will be delivered on request and are not compulsory.

The school has a dedicated Pastoral Team who will be providing unlimited online as well as on-campus support. They’re an award-winning team who are trained in everything from coaching to mental health first aid and are there to support you throughout your studies.

Further Information

We can confirm that the academic year 2020/2021 will start on the dates that we have already published in the academic calendar. Course delivery will typically be in three 10-week blocks.

We are committed to ensuring you continue to have opportunities to access the learning and wellbeing support that you need over the forthcoming year.  General learning spaces, including access to libraries, will be available to be booked online; and where specialist space is needed, this will either be provided: as normal; created in newly adapted spaces; or replicated as part of an enhanced suite of online resources.

We recognise that many students are facing additional mental, wellbeing and financial challenges due to the disruption and uncertainty caused by the current pandemic. To ensure we’re able to offer the support that you need, we’re planning to increase our investment in this important area and continue to provide a full range of student support services. We want to provide a safe environment for students and staff, so on campus delivery of student support services will be limited. However full access to advice and professional support services will continue to be delivered online.

4 – year one of undergraduate study
5 – year two of undergraduate study
6 – year three of undergraduate study
7 – postgraduate/masters level of study
Level of study:

 

Undergraduate study
UG:
Postgraduate/masters study
PG:
Courses delivered over 3 x 10 week blocks
Teaching block:
Courses delivered over 2 x 12 week semesters
Semester:
Personal protective equipment (this is supplied by the university)
PPE:
Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies – this ensures a course retains its full professional status
PSRB:

We can confirm that the academic year 2020/2021 will start on the dates that we have already published in the academic calendar. Course delivery will typically be in three 10-week blocks.

We are committed to ensuring you continue to have opportunities to access the learning and wellbeing support that you need over the forthcoming year.  General learning spaces, including access to libraries, will be available to be booked online; and where specialist space is needed, this will either be provided: as normal; created in newly adapted spaces; or replicated as part of an enhanced suite of online resources.

We recognise that many students are facing additional mental, wellbeing and financial challenges due to the disruption and uncertainty caused by the current pandemic. To ensure we’re able to offer the support that you need, we’re planning to increase our investment in this important area and continue to provide a full range of student support services. We want to provide a safe environment for students and staff, so on campus delivery of student support services will be limited. However full access to advice and professional support services will continue to be delivered online.

4 – year one of undergraduate study
5 – year two of undergraduate study
6 – year three of undergraduate study
7 – postgraduate/masters level of study
Level of study:

 

Undergraduate study
UG:
Postgraduate/masters study
PG:
Courses delivered over 3 x 10 week blocks
Teaching block:
Courses delivered over 2 x 12 week semesters
Semester:
Personal protective equipment (this is supplied by the university)
PPE:
Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies – this ensures a course retains its full professional status
PSRB:

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