Teacher Education (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

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List of Subject-Specific Competences

Competences related to Knowledge &Understanding of
1. The subject(s) to be taught;
2. The underlying principles of the foundations of education;
3. Pedagogical knowledge of specific subject areas;
4. The local and international social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts of education;
5. National and institutional policies relating to education;
6. The language(s) of instruction.

Competences related to Educational Practice and Skills. Ability to
7. Develop schemes of work and teaching plans;
8. Select, adapt and use appropriate teaching methods and learning activities;
9. Use a range of assessment skills to set, mark and grade learners’ achievement;
10. Develop and use teaching, learning and assessment materials, including appropriate ICTs;
11. Identify and attend to learners’ needs;
12. Manage learners both inside and outside formal classroom contexts;
13. Develop own and learners’ entrepreneurial skills;
14. Create conducive learning environments that encourage learning;
15. Use language appropriately in the classroom and in the subject;
16. Conceptualise, analyse situations to solve problems;
17. Participate in basic educational research;
18. Manage time effectively;
19. Critically reflect on their work to improve practice;
20. Adapt to change.

Competences related to Values and Ethics. Ability to
21. Care for and support the well-being of all learners;
22. Respect socio-cultural diversities (religious; ethnic; linguistic; gender; economic etc);
23. Adhere to the rules and regulations of the profession and Institution;
24. Maintain equity and fairness among learners and promote inclusive education;
25. Continuously upgrade their own knowledge and skills;
26. Be a role model;
27. Inspire self confidence and appreciation of cultural heritage in learners.

Interpersonal competences. Ability to
28. Be sensitive to the feelings of others;
29. Collaborate and network with others, including peers, head teachers; professional groups; parents;
30. Communicate effectively with different audiences and using appropriate tools, including ICTs, and relevant forms of discourse;
31. Lead and manage groups.

Maria

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