Lesson Planning (A3)

The two lesson plans I have uploaded are for the Religion and Philosophy course at Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College. The first lesson plan was on disability and the second lesson was on the meaning of life. The lesson begins with pictures of famous disabled people on the first slide. The students are givenContinue reading “Lesson Planning (A3)”

Virtue Ethics: COPI lesson

Introduction Connel writes ‘Knowledge itself is social, it does not exist in some ethereal realm outside society’ (Connel, 1993). In the current education system of the United Kingdom, facilitators often behave in a manner that knowledge needs to be prescribed to their learners, rather than seeing their learners as already possessing knowledge that can beContinue reading “Virtue Ethics: COPI lesson”

Woodhouse College and the Death of Education

Introduction Woodhouse College, located in West Finchley, London, enjoys a somewhat illustrious educational history. First established in 1923, the institute shares a joint history with Margret Thatcher and Hitler, also claiming to have been in the top five performing Sixth Form Colleges for the last 20 years. As I enjoyed a quaint stroll down theContinue reading “Woodhouse College and the Death of Education”

Good Teaching (A1)

In response to the question ‘What makes good teaching?’, I have decided to focus on five characteristics and one skill. The needs of learners commonly differ between classes, because of this teaching practice often has to change to facilitate learning. However, I believe that a facilitator who is patient, empathetic, confident and compassionate can useContinue reading “Good Teaching (A1)”