Published on December 11, 2014
Teaching Methods and Approaches A key feature of Transition Year should be the use of a wide range of teaching/learning methodologies and situations. The goals and objec- tives of the programme can best be achieved by placing particular emphasis on: Negotiated learning Personal responsibility in learning Activity-based learning Integration of appropriate areas of learning Team teaching approaches Group work: discussion, debate, interview, role play. Project work and research Visiting speakers and seminars Study visits and field trips Work experience, work simulation, community service. Educational activities undertaken should enable students to have valid and worthwhile learning experiences with emphasis given to developing study skills and self-directed learning.