Teaching Practice Development (Rik Cornelissen and Tom Nijhuis)

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Business, Education
Group size
Number of course weeks
Class duration
50 minutes per week
Total contact hours
13 hours
Study load
43 hours

Form / content / level

The student has completed the module Education.
See Competencies Matrix.
Students learn to:
Formulate their personal aims and views with respect to professional education.
Set up a teaching practice, take into account:
the communication with pupils and parents
all the prerequisites
the financial aspects
Design a lesson contract for personal use.
Get acquited with the current teaching market.
Make a website for educational purposes.
Relation to other modules
The contents of this module follow where Education left off, and form part of the educational part of the curriculum, which also includes Methodology and several electives.
This module is related to the more theoretical compulsory module Entrepreneurship and apply the content of Entrepreneurship.
Lessons based on the topics listed under Aims.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group lessons, assignments.
Material & Tools
All the necessary materials can be found on the ELO (electronic learning environment) under Education Modules.
Student activity
Completing assignments, giving presentations, exchanging feedback.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
The student should have mastered the elements described under Aims.
Pass requirements
The student has successfully completed the module with a minimum attendance of 80% and a minimum grade of 5.5 for their assignments.
Examination procedure
Assignments are graded by the teacher.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Students learn to set up a teaching practice (legaly, practicaly and with a personal educational principles regarding their own instrument and knowledge) and be able to answer questions like: "How much money should I ask my students", "Do I organise pupil concerts, if yes, where and how?" "What do I want to teach, which music styles?" "Where to find my pupils?" "How to organise intervision?".