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This module will provide a critically informed evaluation of the role Christians have and can fulfil within the school community. The module will provide a platform for students to engage with the changing policy environment for schools and to identify appropriate opportunities for contextual ministry.
Students will explore the role of the church and religious institutions in contemporary schooling through case studies and examples of Christian ministry towards and within schools, including a visit to a school that is an example of excellence in practice
at Level 4 or 7
10am – 4pm
Online / Remote
Assignments and CYM Certificate at Levels 4 or 7: £200
Attendance and learning materials without accreditation: £150
You will join in with current CYM BA and MA students during the course. Some will be experienced working in schools and colleges, others will be taking first steps.
by exploring new ways to do ministry with pupils and staff in education settings.
to make sense of your work, and the school community you work in.
as you reflect on your passion for working in you community with others.
If you choose to submit the assignment you will get a certificate of achievement from CYM, levelled pass, merit or distinction as well as more detailed feedback on your marked assessment.
No, unfortunately not this year. CYM is changing its validation to Newman University for 2021, and our previous partner is not able to accept new registrations. It might be possible to formally submit your assignment in future years and get credit then, as a stand alone module, or as part of a CYM BA or MA course, but we are not able to guarantee that.
A successful assignment will serve as an equivalent qualification to enter our BA or MA course next year, subject to other application procedures, and other colleges might accept this, but you will need to check with them.
Level 4 is the equivalent of 1st year of a BA course.
Level 7 is the equivalent of an MA module.
We use Trent Vineyard’s conferencing facilities, and they take Covid security very seriously. We will provide specific details and information ahead of your course when specific procedures are known.
It is possible that some of the courses will move online if we are not able to run them face to face, but that will vary for each module. You will be advised as early as possible of any adjustments.
Trent Vineyard is easy to get to by car and public transport. Their web site gives directions and you will be given more details ahead of the course about reaching it by public transport. There is a tram stop very close.
Trent Vineyard: Unit 1, Easter Park Lenton Lane, Lenton, Nottingham NG7 2PX
You will need to make your own arrangements for food and drink. There is a cafe on site (subject to Covid restrictions) which sells drinks and light lunches. There are shops and a burger van nearby if you are driving. Otherwise you should bring your own food.
You will need to make your own arrangements if you are needing to stay overnight. The centre is easily accessible by public transport which opens up a range of hotels and other accommodation options in the city.