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Foundations of Teaching and Learning in Practice - Level 7 - TE7031

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About this course


This course is part of Continuing Workforce Development for NHS practitioners. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the application form and gain authorisation from an appropriate decision maker within the NHS before sending it back to us.

This module will prepare you for a role as a practice teacher/educator [Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Stage 3] and provide a foundation for teacher status [NMC Stage 4]. You will focus on your own expertise in educating a variety of learners and have the opportunity to critically explore and apply a range of teaching and learning theories and strategies. As you complete this module you will have the opportunity to engage in work-based inter-professional learning, teaching and development opportunities with a range of learners and educational partners.

Although this module is not currently taking applications, if you have any queries please email our programme support team at

Learn from the Best

Designed by a multi-professional team including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Midwives, Social Care Staff and Medical practitioners our range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is tailored towards individuals who are driving and enabling practice development in NHS North East.

Northumbria is the principal provider of nurse education in the North East of England and was named Nurse Education Provider of the Year (post-registration) for three consecutive years by Student Nursing Times.

We have excellent relationships with partner services in health, social care and social work and our range of CPD provision supports practitioners and managers to engage in professional learning and then examine how this can be integrated in the practice arena.


Teaching and Assessment

You will explore module content through directed, group and e-learning activities. Your individual development will be supported by peer, tutor and mentor formative feedback.

Assessment for the module will consist of a critically reflective account of your development as an educator. You will also be required to demonstrate your achievement of NMC professional standards for educational practice through keeping a log of teaching learning experiences and learner contact.


Learning Environment

This CPD module is based at our Coach Lane Campus where you will have access to cutting-edge facilities with technology embedded through all aspects of your CPD course.


Research-rich Learning

Northumbria University has been ranked in the top quartile in the UK for research power in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing. Additionally, more than 80% of our research activity in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).


Give Your Career an Edge

This CPD will allow you to progress to a role as a practice/teacher educator (Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Stage 3) and provide a foundation for teacher status (NMC) Stage 4.


Your Future

This accredited module can count towards the MSc in Practice Development (30 credits).


Course info

Award Type 30 Credit, Level 7

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Discussions & Role Plays

Sector Healthcare Public Health

Study Mode Directed & Self-Directed Study

Location Coach Lane Campus

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This course would suit healthcare professionals preparing for a role as a teacher/educator.

Previous evidence of level 6 study

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