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The Mentorship module is taught over 3.5 days with an e-learning component. Day 1 will be a half day only (09.00am -13.00pm) and attendance is MANDATORY followed by three full study days starting at 9.30am to 16.30pm.
DAY 1 Venue (19th/January/2018): BUSH HOUSE (LECTURE THEATRE 1.01 (S) STRAND) 9.00AM TO 13.00PM
ATTENDANCE FOR THE FIRST DAY IS MANDATORY.
The mentorship module primarily aims to prepare nurses and midwives to become mentors of pre-registration students in clinical settings. The modules meet the NMC (2008) Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice. Successful completion of the module will enable you to be a mentor and will prepare you for the role of sign-off mentor. The modules are also suited to practitioners from other professional groups who support nursing and midwifery learners in practice.
Entry requirements for level 6 mentorship module:
• You must have a minimum of one year post qualification practice experience before taking the module.
• You will need an experienced mentor who will supervise, support and assess you in practice.
• You must have access to students / learners throughout the module.
Self funding students must provide confirmation of support for the above from their manager.
The Level 6 module is also 15 credits and most suited to applicants who have recently completed a diploma or degree and / or successfully completed level 6 modules and / or have experience of UK higher education study at level 6 or above.
Level 6 (6KNIN328); This module is assessed by a Work-based Assessment Document (WAD) which encompasses NMC (2008) requirements with 4 learning summaries representative of the 8 NMC Domains and a Practice-Based Assessment (PBA) which are submitted manually; plus an essay which is submitted electronically.
Module handbooks including the full timetable will normally be available via the link at the bottom of this page four weeks prior to the start of the module.
|Occurrence 2 (commences term 2)|
|Fri 19-01-2018, Fri 02-02-2018, Fri 23-02-2018, Fri 16-03-2018, |
|Occurrence 3 (commences term 3)|
|Fri 04-05-2018, Fri 18-05-2018, Fri 08-06-2018, Fri 29-06-2018, |
Essay on Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
16693 WordsMar 27th, 201367 Pages
UNDERSTANDING THE principles and practices of assessment
mohammad aziz hasan
7/10/2011 | 1. UNDERSTAND LEGAL AND GOOD PRACTICE REQUIRMENTS IN RELATION TO ASSESSMENT |
1.1 Functions of assessment in learning and development
Assessment can be defined as the systematic gathering of information regarding the knowledge and ability of learners which enables learners to obtain feedback on the quality of their learning and enables teachers or assessors to evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching/assessment.
In my point of view assessment is a testing tool by which a teacher or assessor can use to detect the outcomes of teaching, learning or assessment process with the learners by…show more content…
1.2 Key Concepts and Principles of Assessment
Assessments are usually:
Internally set – produced by the assessor or module tutor, for example, questions, projects or assignments
Externally set – usually by an Awarding/Examining body, for example, an examination at the end of the programme. These will be marked either by module tutor, or the Awarding/Examining body.
The assessment strategy should state how the subject should be assessed, and subsequent results recorded. It should also state the experience, professional development and qualifications that assessors should hold. Quality assurance requirements, for example internal and external verification or moderation, will also be stated. Organisation may also have an assessment policy which an assessor should familiarise him/herself with.
The Assessment Cycle:
Decision and Feedback
Figure 1.2: The Assessment Cycle (Gravells, A. 2009: 8)
Depending upon the subject being assessed and whether it is academic (theory) or vocational (practical) an assessor will usually follow the assessment cycle. The cycle will continue until all aspects of the qualification