Postgraduate

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Modules

EDU8048 : Working in Partnership

Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 30
ECTS Credits: 15.0

Aims

To provide students with opportunities to consider the nature of professional partnership;

To provide opportunities for students to work collaboratively in order to effect change;

To provide opportunities to explore and experience the nature of human systems and the processes entailed in systemic change;

To explore ways of working in organisations (e.g. secondary schools);

To develop skills in research;

To further develop students’ writing and reporting with particular attention to style and audience.

Outline Of Syllabus

In this module:
Systematic and therapeutic ways of working with children, young people and their parents, families as well as other agencies (for example Health and Social Services Departments) are explored.
The understanding of change within and between these interacting partnerships is included.
The involvement and empowerment of children and parents as partners in professional actions and in the evaluation of interventions is developed.
The complexities of developing multi-agency approaches to identified problems is seen to be a particular area in which the educational psychologist can make a contribution and is practised and developed as part of this module in the second and third years. Such approaches will include working with partners on research, at institutional / systemic levels, and at the interpersonal and group level.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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