Pre-requisites: Agreement of the module tutor following application and interview.
Aims/Description: This module provides an opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience of computer science secondary education through a mentoring scheme with a teacher in a local school. Typically, each student will work with one class for half a day every week, for 10 weeks. The classes will vary from key stage 3 to sixth form. Students will be given a range of responsibilities from classroom assistant to the organisation and teaching of self-originated special projects. Only a limited number of places are available and students will be selected on the basis of their commitment and suitability for working in schools.
Restrictions on availability: Places on this module are limited. Students will be interviewed for a place on the module prior to the summer break. Successful students must then pass a DBS check (which will be conducted over the summer) before commencing the module....
Information on the department responsible for this unit (Computer Science):
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