Introduction to Teaching and Coaching



Year One

The aim of the module is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of contemporary aspects of teaching and coaching, an appreciation of the theories and research that underpins effective professional practice, an understanding of the complex process of learning, and knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate a practical games / athletics lesson. Lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading, will be used to introduce and explore the key concepts and theories. Practical sessions will be designed to further expand students’ understandings of the theory and practice in teaching and coaching. Seminars, when applicable and possible, will be offered to enable students to reach deeper levels of understanding of the module content.


Lectures, Practical classes and workshops, independent guided study


Coursework and Examination