Reflective Practice

September Review Point: Greek Magical Papyrus, Teaching with RAR and Tanka Poetry

Subject knowledge  I’ve been watching videos by Dr Justin Sledge on the YouTube channel Esoterica, which cover esoteric, hermetic, alchemical, and magic-based philosophies. The most recent video I watched was on the Greek Magical Papyrus, which dates from between the second century and the fifth century. What I found most interesting about the video isContinue reading “September Review Point: Greek Magical Papyrus, Teaching with RAR and Tanka Poetry”

Review Point: Post PGCE and SET Self-Assessment

Subject Knowledge I attended various continual professional development courses after the completion of my PGCE. I attended a three-day online event hosted by Cambridge Live, which consisted of continuous lectures from 4 am till 7 pm. They were on a whole host of topics, though I found a talk on positive psychology fascinating, the overallContinue reading “Review Point: Post PGCE and SET Self-Assessment”

Review Point 6 (Statement of Attainment)

Strengths My Self-Assessment and Statement of Attainment was marked off by both my Mentor and the Deputy Head of my institution. They marked me as having made substantial progress in both ‘subject knowledge’ and ‘planning, teaching and learning’, so I have included these categories as strengths. I have also included ‘maintaining a positive learning environment’Continue reading “Review Point 6 (Statement of Attainment)”

Review Point 5 (The new world order of Covid-19)

Subject knowledge Though Covid-19 resides as a global norm, for PGCE review points and beyond, it is inescapable to mention. Teaching has ceased for the rest of the course. For this section, and for the section entitled teaching and learning, the reflective practitioner must adopt new and novel lenses to produce relevant and critical content.Continue reading “Review Point 5 (The new world order of Covid-19)”

Review Point 2 (End of First Term)

 Subject Knowledge  The lessons I have taught are as follows:  Religion and philosophy:  Homophobia Transgender  Gender  General Election  Islam-the fundamentals  Hinduism, Christianity and their take on the meaning of life  A Level:  The problem of evil- an introduction on the inconsistent triad, natural evil, moral evil and hypothetical and evidential problems relating to the inconsistentContinue reading “Review Point 2 (End of First Term)”


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