Level 5 GCSE English – pre-course activities

1. Complete the ETF Professional Standards self-assessment tool

The ETF Professional Standards self-assessment Tool is available at:

Use this self-assessment activity to identify your strengths and areas for development. Note these in a personal development plan (PDP) or an individual learning plan (ILP), depending on which of these you usually use in your work.

You will use this ETF online self-evaluation to capture your GCSE English Language teaching confidence at the start and end of the course, using a five point scale. Give a fair but critical appraisal of your confidence when you complete the self-evaluation.

We have supplied a sample PDP in the module overview (see activity 2 below) in case you would like to use/ adapt it for this activity.

2. Download (and print, if you can) HO1, the Module Overview and wider reading (containing the Professional development Plan)

3. Ensure you can access the course Padlet for day 1