Junior History: Stages 4 and 5 (KCDE1206)


This unit of study aims to prepare year 2 students to teach the Board of Studies stage 4 and Stage 5 History in Years 7 to 10. This programme aims to assist students to develop competencies and skills to teach History to secondary school students in Year 7 - 10. The work of recognised historians is included in this unit of study to provide historical content to assist students in developing strategies to implement content in the classroom. The clear aim of this unit of study is to prepare the students to become practising teachers. The course outline focuses on the core needs and understandings inherent in the Stage 4 and 5 History Syllabus 7-10. Students will develop competencies in the application of the historical skills embedded in the curriculum for the development of teaching and learning outcomes. The overall defining aim of this unit of study is to stimulate a passion for teaching History, and to promote life-long learning, and to foster a clear commitment to the idea of thorough content preparation.

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Block Mode


reflective task (20%) and micro teaching (30%) and lesson plan (50%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

KCDE1101 and KCDE1202

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