Insights from a National Approach to Supporting the Professional Development of Those Who Teach



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National Forum Insights, Professional Development



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This Forum Insight focuses on the national Open Courses initiative, established by the National Forum and sectoral colleagues in 2017.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

It considers what has been learned from this flexible, innovative approach to supporting the professional development of those who teach across higher and further education.

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Throughout this workbook students are asked to engage with the PCs Graduate Attribute & Mindsets Framework via a suite of activities or exercises. This engagement will provide students with the language of skills and attributes best suited to job application and success.

This Facilitator Checklist has been compiled from our experience as facilitators delivering the PACT Open Course with the National Forum. From our reflection, we created this resource to aid fellow facilitators save time and outlined key pre-Course, during-Course, and post-Course activities essential to the smooth running of all Open Courses.

This resource is a digital toolkit to support students in health and social care professions who are learning clinical and professional competencies through technology (including telepractice and simulation). The toolkit includes interactive resources to support learning and enhance technology-enabled practice education.

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