Assignment 9 – Reflective Review

Well, what else is there to say… Assignment 9, the reflective review. Assignment 9 – Reflective Review Assignment 9 Notes Looking back on my UKPSF – Initial Profile Form and Statement I am quite proud of how much I have learnt, and how my teaching practice has developed and continues to develop. I have a much better…

PETER DORMER

I have cited the writings of Peter Dormer in many of my assignments, so I though he deserved a blog post of his own. He has written extensively on Craft; I remember studying his books as a Craft student. in his book, The Art of the Maker: Skill and its Meaning in Art, Craft and…

EDU130 Summer School Day 3

Voice Projection Workshop Class Notes A really useful workshop with Cheryl about voice projection. Anyone who knows me will tell you I can be a bit if a mumbler at the best of times. And as I identified at the very start of the PGCHE I can struggle with confidence in front of large groups….

EDU130 Summer School Day 2

This morning we visited Falmouth School and were given a talk and tour by Dr Fox, Head of Falmouth Sixth Form. He discussed the how the sixth form at Falmouth School prepare students for the transition to HE. Of particular interest was the Extended Project Qualification or EPQ, which is a self motivated and self…

EDU130 Summer School Day 1

  We visited Falmouth Art Gallery and were taught some basic print making techniques by Tony. Tony discussed teaching in a public space, a multi-use flexible space – and associated challenges, such as containing a mess, lack of natural light etc.  I can sympathise with this, although for different reasons. I teach in workshops and…

Assignment 7 – Critical Evaluation of Teaching Practice

This assignment encourage us to critically evaluate the peer observation of teaching (POT) exercise. Using the feedback received from colleagues and our own critical reflections we were tasked with identifying our strengths, weakness and opportunities to develop our teaching practice. It also gave me the opportunity to reflect on the experience of partaking in POT…