Traineeship w/ Own Students

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Community, Education
Group size
Number of course weeks
Class duration
One 60-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
4 hours
Study load
80 hours

Form / content / level

The student has completed Education and started or completed Teaching Practice Development.
See Competencies Matrix.
Developing skills that help the students improve their didactic abilities as teachers and apply the knowledge from Teaching Practice Development.
Relation to other modules
This module is related to the compulsory education modules Education and Methodology and to the compulsory module Entrepeneurship.
The contents of this module follow where Teaching Practice Development left off and apply the content of that module.
Designing a traineeship plan that describes the learning aims and activities of the traineeship.
Preparing, teaching and evaluating weekly lessons.
Apply the portfolio "teaching practice development".
Writing structured plans and reports focused on both learning and teaching aims, i.e., for the pupil and (student) teacher.
Two coaching sessions with the appointed traineeship supervisor.
Writing a final evaluation in which the trainee comments on his own learning process.
Writing and handing in a completed report of the traineeship.
Prior to starting the traineeship, the student attends two study meetings where the contents are explained and the traineeship reader is handed out. The reader lists the learning aims and contents of the traineeship and contains concrete assignments with example cases.
Mode(s) of instruction
Lectures, practical and written assignments, coaching sessions.
Material & Tools
Traineeship with your own pupils reader and portfolio Teaching Practice Development.
Student activity
Traineeship, writing reports.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Practical and written assignments and a final conversation.
Successful completion of all practical and written assignments.
The report is well-structured and written with a text processor.
The report allows an informed external party to gain insight into the student's learning process and activities during the traineeship.
The report discusses the process of didactic learning critically and shows the student's personal development.
The student has prepared his lessons in an adequate and timely fashion and has demonstrated his sense of responsibility.
The student has displayed a constructive attitude during the coaching sessions, has taken advice to heart and has shown himself open to criticism.
The student has demonstrated a capacity for self-criticism.
The student has demonstrated insight and creativity in finding ways to improve his own didactic abilities.
The lessons observed show adequate progress.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5, with a minimum class attendance of 80%.
Examination procedure
The assessment committee is comprised of the traineeship supervisor and an extra assessor. The traineeship coordinator collects the assessments and determines the final result.
A: The report and final conversation is assessed by the traineeship supervisor.
B: The report and final conversation is also assessed by an extra assessor.
C: The course of the traineeship is assessed by the traineeship supervisor.
The final result is the average of (A+B+C), rounded off to the nearest half-point. The traineeship coordinator determines and announces the final result and informs the student of any resit options.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Students develop a practical approach to developing their didactic abilities while teaching. Next to that they apply the questions answered in Teaching Practice Development and reflect on the previous ideas in their portfolio such as:
How to deal with parents? How and where do i organise group lessons, pupil concerts, jam sessions? Did the pupils or parents have different expectations after visiting my website? Is the payment ok?