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Assessing Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Assessing Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Jonathan Tummons
ISBN-10 0857252690
Release 2011-06-22
Pages 136
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Assessment theory and practice forms an integral part of the knowledge and understanding required to achieve QTLS. This book is a practical guide and comprehensive introduction to this broad and complex subject area. The text includes chapters on the different types of assessment, feedback, recording, evaluation and inclusive practice and covers e-assessment. Interactive activities are included throughout to help trainees reflect on and develop their own views. This third edition includes coverage of new units of assessment for workplace assessors (TAQA).



Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Communicating with Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Keith Appleyard
ISBN-10 9780857255792
Release 2010-04-29
Pages 144
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Communication is a key theme of the QTLS Standards. This accessible book helps readers to understand the theories and principles that underpin effective communication and apply this theory to improve their communication with learners, colleagues and others in professional life. It examines the environment of educational settings and looks at how individuals themselves communicate with the sector. It gives detailed advice on communication skills and promoting a supporting learning environment. It goes on to include notes on communicating for specific teaching situations, inclusion and working with colleagues. Finally, it covers resources for communication and their adaptation for different situations.



Curriculum Studies in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Curriculum Studies in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Jonathan Tummons
ISBN-10 9780857259172
Release 2012-05-18
Pages 128
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Curriculum is a key issue for trainee teachers in the lifelong learning sector and a core component of most courses. It lies at the heart of the work of teachers and trainers, it shapes the programmes and courses that are taught, and dictates which students can have access to courses. What goes in to the curriculum is argued over by governments, employers, parents and educationalists. How the curriculum is funded can change on a yearly basis. Access to a particular curriculum can raise or diminish the life chances of the learners involved. This book provides an accessible and up-to-date overview of the key issues surrounding the curriculum. Written for all those working towards QTLS, it provides examples and case studies from working FE colleges, adult education centres and work-based learning contexts as well as offering succinct summaries of key theories and debates relating to the curriculum. This fully revised Second Edition reflects the latest policies and thinking, has a new chapter on the implications of e-learning on curricula, and includes a full glossary of key terms and concepts. Jonathan Tummons has worked in higher education since 1995. After six years as a lecturer in teacher education in the further education sector, in 2009 he took up his current post as senior lecturer in education at Teesside University where he is also research co-ordinator for education and a member of the management board for the Social Futures Institute, Teesside's research centre for the social sciences.



Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Jonathan Tummons
ISBN-10 9780857251046
Release 2011-06-06
Pages 112
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Inclusive practice is a crucial component of professional practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. This accessible text includes comprehensive coverage of key areas and explores what inclusive practice means for teachers and learners in the sector. The book begins by examining definitions of inclusion and goes on to cover specific educational needs. Chapters covering the learning environment, college-level planning and teaching and learning practices offer the reader practical advice on how to anticipate the diverse needs of their learners. Guidance on inclusive planning and assessment is given alongside detailed coverage of the legislation surrounding inclusion.



Quality Assurance and Evaluation in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Quality Assurance and Evaluation in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author John Dickinson
ISBN-10 1844458377
Release 2011-02-22
Pages 144
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All trainee teachers working towards ATLS or QTLS are accountable for the quality of their work, the delivery of their lessons and the success of their students. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the sector's challenging quality agenda and focuses on the reality of teaching and managing under pressure. It begins by asking what is meant by 'quality', and goes on to give guidance on delivering quality lessons and coping with inspections. Professional issues such as accountability and team working are covered in a practical, accessible way. Throughout, case studies provide insights into everyday challenges faced by trainee teachers.



Learning Theory and Classroom Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Learning Theory and Classroom Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Jim Gould
ISBN-10 9780857258182
Release 2012-10-10
Pages 176
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This book supports all trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector working towards QTLS in their understanding of the key learning theories and how these can be applied to their teaching. Existing teachers within the sector will also find this book a valuable resource for refreshing their knowledge and continuing their professional development. Each learning theory is explored in clear and accessible language, considering the implications for planning, teaching, assessment and classroom management. Readers are encouraged to think critically about learning theories and the implications for classroom practice. Points for reflection, teaching and learning activities, and useful summaries are included throughout. This new edition has been fully revised to include a wider range of learning theories as well as annotated further reading and a glossary of useful terms.



Teaching Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Teaching  Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Susan Wallace
ISBN-10 085725068X
Release 2011-06-09
Pages 240
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This core text provides comprehensive support for pre-service and in-service trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector covering all they need to know to achieve QTLS status. Supporting trainees through all stages of their professional development, the text takes the reader through the theoretical background underpinning teaching and learning and offers practical guidance on day-to-day challenges. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes a new chapter on teaching practice with notes on observation and lesson planning. New information on behaviour management has been added to support trainees in an aspect of teaching that many find challenging.



Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Jonathan Tummons
ISBN-10 9781844457120
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 128
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This positive guide to professional issues in the Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies are used to help the reader place issues in a working context. It is ideal reading for trainees wanting to understand their responsibilities to students and professional colleagues. Of use to qualified teachers as well as trainees, this book is an essential guide to becoming a professional tutor and is matched to the professional and ethical components for achieving QTLS.



The Lifelong Learning Sector Reflective Reader

The Lifelong Learning Sector  Reflective Reader Author Susan Wallace
ISBN-10 184445634X
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 144
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This book provides an overview of the Lifelong Learning Sector while also helping students engage with professional writing. Each chapter in the book is presented as an independently authored 'paper' concentrating on a key theme, including professionalism, reflective practice and how previous experience can shape teaching. Guidance and discussion notes follow to help the reader evaluate the writing and approach, and activities are included to develop the readers' own professional skills in reading and writing. This is an invaluable text for all those working towards QTLS, covering key content, demystifying academic writing, and encouraging reflective reading and practice.



Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Ann Gravells
ISBN-10 0857252615
Release 2011-06-09
Pages 144
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This is a core text aimed at the mandatory CTLLS unit for Levels Three and Four which all trainees working towards ATLS need to successfully complete. Structured around the content of the unit, all chapters are linked to the QTLS professional standards. This Second Edition has been fully revised and updated in line with changes to the TAQA Assessor Awards and includes a new 'extension activity' for those taking the unit at Level Four. With helpful activities and case studies throughout, this is an accessible guide enabling trainees to understand how to use assessment effectively in their learning and teaching.



Teaching 14 19 Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Teaching 14 19 Learners in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Sheine Peart
ISBN-10 1844457621
Release 2011-01-14
Pages 112
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More and more, teachers in the lifelong learning sector are required to teach the 14-19 age group. This book is a practical guide to delivering learning to 14-19s. It begins by looking at the background to teaching 14-19 in FE and covers current pathways for achievement. Coverage of effective delivery of the new Diploma qualification is included, giving guidance on planning and assessment. It goes on to explore the challenges of behaviour, participation and re-engaging disaffected learners. Finally, it considers the wider context of building partnerships with schools and the needs of industry and employers.



Passing PTLLS Assessments

Passing PTLLS Assessments Author Ann Gravells
ISBN-10 9780857257901
Release 2012-06-25
Pages 152
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This is an essential text for all PTLLS candidates no matter which awarding organisation they are with. It gives key advice on completing written and practical assessments, and helps both in-service and pre-service candidates fully understand the requirements of the Award and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This Second Edition is updated for the four unit PTLLS. This book: @! helps candidates with their written assessments, with information on the four units of the PTLLS Award @! gives guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence @! helps candidates with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach @! gives guidance for giving and receiving feedback This text is a companion title to the best selling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award. It can also be used alongside Study Skills for PTLLS. Together, these texts provide complete coverage of the PTLLS Award.



Learning to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Learning to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Ewan Ingleby
ISBN-10 9781441182968
Release 2011-01-20
Pages 192
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Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Ann Gravells
ISBN-10 9781844456185
Release 2010-01-05
Pages 128
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All teachers working in further or adult education settings must achieve the new QTLS teaching standards. 'Delivering Employability Skills' is an optional unit on the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) and the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) qualifications. This easy-to-read and accessible text is aimed at trainees undertaking this unit, or existing teachers wishing to refresh their understanding of delivering employability skills as part of CPD. With links to the professional standards and practical activities and examples throughout, this book supports delivery of the subject in a variety of settings.



Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Vicky Duckworth
ISBN-10 9781844456208
Release 2010-01-04
Pages 160
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This book provides clear guidance on how to approach initial teaching experience, how to plan effective sessions, how to work well with your mentor and how to make the most out of your new career. Through focusing on the real-life experiences of both in-service and pre-service trainee teachers, it offers the opportunity to reflect on and learn from an array of diverse teaching practice experiences from a wide range of vocational areas including construction, hair and beauty, Early Years, psychology, performing arts, law, English, Skills for Life and engineering.



Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector Author Ann Gravells
ISBN-10 9781844458349
Release 2010-04-28
Pages 160
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Planning and Enabling Learning is a core unit of the Lifelong Learning teaching qualifications. This book addresses all the required learning outcomes and content of that unit, specifically targeted at learners taking the Certificate or Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS or DTLLS). This second edition includes a new feature for those aiming for level 4 achievement and is updated throughout with the latest concepts and terminology. Easy to read with practical activities and examples, this text is also fully linked to the QTLS Standards and the Minimum Core, making it essential reading for this unit.



Teaching Higher Education Courses in Further Education Colleges

Teaching Higher Education Courses in Further Education Colleges Author Jonathan Tummons
ISBN-10 9781446296011
Release 2013-09-18
Pages 128
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As the number of higher education (HE) courses offered in further education (FE) settings increases, so does the need for teachers and trainee teachers to develop their teaching skills. This text is written for all teachers and trainee teachers in FE. It considers what it means to teach HE in FE and how an HE environment can be created in an FE setting. The text covers day-to-day aspects of teaching including planning and assessment, giving guidance on the unique needs of HE students. Chapters on research and quality assurance support the reader in developing some advanced teaching skills. This is a practical guide for FE teachers and trainee teachers as the sector adapts to the needs of education today.