Course code SDSKP043
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Number of student independent work hours
6 9 240
E-courses SDSKP043: Teaching Practice IV
Course annotation The aim of Teaching Practice IV is the development of teacher’s professional competence.
The objectives are to:
1.independently plan, organise and conduct teaching/learning process in the corresponding specialisation subject;
2.select teaching/learning methods, techniques and aids in the corresponding specialisation subject;
3.assess students’ achievements applying varied assessment types;
4.to evaluate the results of their own work and plan professional development;
5.conduct research.

Results Completing the Practice, the students will
1.broaden their understanding of the aim of the school subject and its importance in the curriculum;
2.improve the skills of planning the syllabus of the subject; selecting, applying and assessing teaching/learning methods working with different age groups;
3.develop research skills.

Course plan
Requirements for obtaining credit points The assessment of the Teaching Practice IV consists of summing up: the grade of students’ portfolio (20%), school mentor’s evaluation (60%), practice evaluation and defence in seminars and at the final practice conference (20%). If one component is not met or does not receive positive assessment (4–10 points) and is considered a fail, the student has to repeat the practice. The final assessment is given by the university mentor.
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Secondary Education Teacher of Biology
Special Education Teacher
Teacher - speech therapist
Teacher of the Russian Language and Literature in Secondary School; Teacher of the Russian language as a foreign language and the Latvian language as the second language in Secondary School
Teacher of German in Secondary School
Teacher of Geography and Sciences Teacher of the basic Education
The Teacher of Social Studies
Teacher of Primary School Education
Teacher of Primary School Education
The Teacher of Social Studies
Basic Education Teacher of German
Teacher of Home Economics and Hausekeeping and Technologies
Teacher of History
Secondary Education Teacher of Informatics and basic of Programming
Special Education Teacher
Secondary education teacher of Physics
The Teacher of Social Studies
Secondary Education Teacher of Mathematics
Teacher of Art
Teacher of Geography and Sciences Teacher of the basic Education
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry
Secondary education teacher of Physics
Teacher of Religion and Ethics
Teacher of Geography and Science Teacher
Teacher of History
Teacher - speech therapist
Special education teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry
Teacher of German in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Mathematics
Teacher of History
Secondary Education Teacher of French Language
Teacher of Philosophy
Teacher of Home Economics and Hausekeeping and Technologies
Secondary education teacher of Physics
Teacher of Geography and Sciences Teacher of the basic Education
Teacher of Art
Teacher - speech therapist
Teacher of Home Economics and Hausekeeping and Technologies
Preschool Teacher
Science Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Mathematics
Teacher of the Latvian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Biology
Teacher of the Latvian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Teacher of Art
Preschool Teacher
Teacher of the Russian Language and Literature in Secondary School; Teacher of the Russian language as a foreign language and the Latvian language as the second language in Secondary School
Teacher of the English Language in Secondary School
Teacher of the English Language in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of French Language
Basic Education Teacher of English
Preschool Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Informatics and basic of Programming
Teacher of the English Language in Secondary School
Teacher of the Russian Language and Literature in Secondary School. Teacher of the Russian language as a foreign language and the Latvian language as the second language in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry