Professional Development Framework Portfolio (PDFP)


This 5 ECTS credits Level 9 module facilitates teaching staff to develop a Professional Development Framework (PDF) digital Portfolio aligned with the National Forum in Teaching and Learning Professional Development Framework (PDF). Through engagement with the PDF, participants become reflective practitioners in teaching. Participants are facilitated to construct a digital portfolio through a blended learning approach. The resulting digital portfolio provides evidence of professional critical thinking processes in teaching and learning under the five domains of the PDF including: personal development; professional identity and values; communication; knowledge and skills; digital capabilities.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically assess the Professional Development Framework (PDF) five domains

  2. Construct a personal teaching philosophy statement, aligned to the professional identity domain, which demonstrates the applied theory of learning and teaching

  3. Produce a professional digital portfolio, with attention to both design and professional content

  4. Creatively and aesthetically showcase teaching and learning evidence under the five domains of the PDF including initiatives, achievements, resources and experiences

  5. Demonstrate reflective critical practice in teaching and learning under the five domains of the PDF

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