Core Competencies Education
The core competencies for Programmes in the School of Education subject to Fitness to Practise are listed below.
Student teachers must be capable of achieving the following competencies and learning outcomes by graduation:
a) Consult and follow advice of a suitably qualified professional on any risk posed by own health.
b) Be able to communicate appropriately and effectively with pupils and all other stakeholders involved in the education process.
c) Be in possession of sound professional judgement and be aware of and responsive to the impact of ones actions on self and on others.
d) Be able to remain alert at all times.
e) Be capable of responding to the needs of pupils and other stakeholders involved in the education process in an appropriate and effective manner.
f) Be aware of and apply the ethics and values of the teaching profession in all communications and actions associated with the performance of their professional roles and responsibilities as outlined in the Code of Professional Conduct (The Teaching Council, 2012).