A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

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Preparing your work space!


Before the university term begins you should invest some time in getting your space ready.

Have a look at this activity that explores a workspace and use it to make some decisions about your own work space.

getting your work space ready

Think about setting up a paper folder for each module, as well as folders on your laptop. You will need five:

PDT 1004 – professional studies

PDT 1005 – SEN, equality and diversity

PDT 1050 – work-based practice

PDT 1063 – subject based studies – English and mathematics

PDT 1064 – enriching the curriculum – within the school



Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.


  1. I am going to do this today. Getting nervous and excited now

  2. Sorry for the delay iny reply – we’ve been away camping in beautiful Northumbria with friends. I did however set up my folders before we went. I really need to buckle down and re-read my pal grave book though :/

  3. This is very useful thank you, I am looking forward to starting the course!

  4. I’ve just set these up, feeling a little more ready to go now! Looking forward to getting the first day out of the way to calm my nerves.

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