SCQF Level: 08
Module Code: SPS205
Credit Value: 20
Term: Term 1
School: School of Social and Health Sciences
This module will give students the opportunity to lead, develop and/or support the delivery of activity sessions to school pupils in Dundee.
The aim of this Module is to provide the student with an opportunity to develop their leadership, communication, organisation and management skills by working in a real world setting. There will also be opportunity for the students to reflect on theory−practice links.
By the end of this module the student should be able to:
1. Reflect on their leadership, communication, organisation and management skills; identify areas for development, and opportunities by which to do this.
2. Reflect on their personal development as a consequence of engaging with youth groups in community settings.
3. Demonstrate the ability to deliver and/or support activity sessions for children in the community.
4. Consider how theoretical aspects which are being learned on his/her programme of study can be applied in practice settings.
1 Planning and delivering activity sessions
Session planning; managing time/resources/people; working within a team; Active Schools/Positive Coaching Scotland training; managing challenging behaviour; developing diversity competence
2 Personal Development Planning (PDP)
Completing SWOT analyses; personal objective setting; action planning; electronic PDPs
3 Reflective practice
Application of models of reflective practice; guided reflection to highlight learning; making theory− practice links
4 Articulating skill development
Using electronic platforms to promote knowledge and skills to external audiences in the context of employability
Statement on Teaching, Learning and Assessment
This module requires the student to participate in minimally 12 hours of placement activity. Tutorial sessions will be used to reflect on and support the learning that is occurring in placement. The e−portfolio tool, Pebblepad, will be used to guide students toward recording their reflections, documenting their PDP activities, and also to enable them to articulate to employers the skills and knowledge they possess.
Teaching and Learning Work Loads
|Supervised Practical Activity||9|
|Unsupervised Practical Activity||12|
Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.