Year 2 ECT & Mentor Information

Induction Conference

The videos for the Induction Conference for Year 2 ECT and Mentors are below:

Areas of understanding for year 2

Mentors and ECTs should understand:

  1. In general terms what we mean by practitioner enquiry.
  2. How Year 2 of the programme is structured.
  3. What the development needs of the ECT are, in relation to Module 6.

Mentors and ECTs were given preconference tasks of:

  1. Exploring the Year 2 Materials – paying particular attention to Module 6.
  2. Viewing the introductory video, explaining the approach to practitioner inquiry.
  3. Reviewing the development needs of the ECT, using the audit for Module 6.

Post conference tasks

Following the conference, ECTs and Mentors are asked to:

  1. Write their first exploratory inquiry question together.
  2. Read the Year 2 Practitioner Inquiry Handbook.
  3. View the ‘how-to’ videos, which sit along the Year 2 Handbook.

Dates and times for ECT sessions

Dates and times for Mentor sessions


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