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Embedding English and Maths

Embedding English and Maths Author Terry Sharrock
ISBN-10 9781910391723
Release 2016-01-15
Pages 104
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FE and other post-16 tutors are increasingly being asked to embed and develop English and maths skills in their lessons, and the revised common inspection framework from Ofsted places an increased emphasis on this. You may lack confidence or the required background knowledge to do this, or be struggling to find ideas that will engage and motivate your learners. Specifically written for use within vocational contexts, this text provides you with a theoretical understanding of the issues involved, including barriers to learning and how to overcome these. In addition it offers a range of practical strategies and ideas to get you started and build confidence and competence in your students. Each activity is accompanied by detailed notes that highlight key learning points, the development of vocational skills and extension opportunities.



Teaching English and Maths in FE

Teaching English and Maths in FE Author David Allan
ISBN-10 9781526414618
Release 2017-05-22
Pages 144
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This book explores how teachers in the FE and Skills Sector can address the mathematics and English needs of all learners.



Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor

Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor Author Andrew Stork
ISBN-10 9781910391075
Release 2015-10-21
Pages 216
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How confident do you feel in your personal tutoring role? In the face of ever-increasing and demanding learner issues, do you feel equipped to provide the essential support to meet their needs? This timely book provides you with essential help in an area which has often been given little attention in comparison with curriculum delivery by: contextualising the support side of a teacher’s role within further education; looking beyond conventional notions of personal tutoring and coaching; appreciating the real world applications of issues; recognising the benefits personal tutoring and coaching bring to learners and educational institutions; reflecting on a variety of different approaches to support learners’ achievement as well as positively affecting institutional key performance indicators. It provides proven practical advice and guidance for planning and delivering group tutorials, undertaking one to ones, identifying and managing vulnerable learners and those at risk of not achieving, as well as helping learners to progress onto their chosen career paths. It explores methods to engage the most disaffected and hard to reach learners, as well as stretching and challenging the more able. It includes clear aims, detailed case studies, learning checklists and a unique self-assessment system for the reader and the educational institution. You are encouraged to develop your skills in order to influence individual learners as well as the systems, processes and performance of your educational institution by becoming an outstanding personal tutor. The text is an excellent foundation for the majority of modules on teacher training qualifications and is relevant to any pre-service or in-service trainee teacher or existing practitioner with a personal tutoring role, a specialised personal tutor, manager or anyone in a learner-facing role within further education.



Supporting Maths English in Post 14 Education Training

Supporting Maths   English in Post 14 Education   Training Author Delaney
ISBN-10 0335264107
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 168
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This book offers a practical solution to the challenges trainee teachers and practising teachers face when asked to address English and maths across the further education curriculum. Aimed firmly at non-specialist teachers of English and maths, each chapter has activities to raise your own awareness of English or maths concepts, as well as examples of activities that you can use in your teaching to ensure English and maths are appropriately embedded. Key features include: * Accessible explanations of English and maths concepts to support both you and your learners * Tasks to get you thinking about the general principles of embedding English and maths * Specific ideas for embedding English and maths in a range of vocational subject contexts * Tips and ideas for your lessons * General advice together with "Dos and don'ts" * Helpful commentaries about suggested teacher activities * Recommendations for further reading If you are training to teach in the education and training sector, this book offers a number of tasks and activities to help you address English and maths in your subject area and is an excellent resource to support the planning and teaching of your subject. "These experts in English and Maths have ensured that their advice is well conceived and carefully explained but also that it is practical. Written with enthusiasm and flair, this book is valuable and very welcome." Professor Kevin Orr, School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, UK "From reading aloud to pronunciation on the one h∧ and from measurement and data handling on the other, the authors present workable strategies, ideas and exercises that are easy to use. Jargon-free and user-friendly, this book offers valuable insights and ideas." Dr Rebecca Eliahoo, Principal Lecturer (Lifelong Learning), University of Westminster, UK



The Perfect Further Education Lesson

The Perfect Further Education Lesson Author Jackie Rossa
ISBN-10 9781781351734
Release 2014-04-25
Pages 200
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The Perfect (Ofsted) Further Education Lesson will help teachers, trainers, tutors and assessors provide consistently outstanding learning experiences that make a real difference to their learners. It removes the mystery surrounding outstanding learning, and enables staff to make the 'Great ESCAPE'- setting them free to do what really matters for their learners. It identifies key factors that make learning outstanding and provides practical advice and strategies to achieve this. This book links directly to the Common Inspection Framework (CIF) 102 criteria for further education and skills providers.



How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher

How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher Author Vicky Duckworth
ISBN-10 9781136335433
Release 2013-09-05
Pages 224
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How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher is a straightforward, friendly guide to being an effective and innovative teacher in post-compulsory education. Focussing on practical advice drawn from the author’s extensive and successful personal experience of both teaching and training teachers, it offers sound guidance, underpinned by the latest research, theory and policy in the field. Structured around the questions that all new teachers and lecturers ask in their first teaching post, it is an introduction to both essential teaching skills and what to expect from working in this exciting, fast-paced sector. Key chapters cover: The learners – who they are, diversity and motivation; What will actually happen – organising teaching, technology and resources; How to keep your students’ interest – understanding and responding to learning styles; How will I know if they’ve learned it? – assessment and feedback; Making sure it’s working – student evaluation, reflecting on and improving practice. Packed throughout with information about where to find the best materials and resources to support your teaching, this book also offers sensible advice on balancing home and life, working effectively with your colleagues and progressing in your career. How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher will be a source of support and inspiration for all those embarking on their initial training and first post in the sector, as well as qualified professionals looking for reassuring, fresh ideas.



A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Author Heather Fry
ISBN-10 9781317650225
Release 2014-08-21
Pages 452
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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.



Equality and Diversity in Further Education

Equality and Diversity in Further Education Author Sheine Peart
ISBN-10 9781909682009
Release 2014-05-30
Pages 160
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Further Education is the most diverse of all the education sectors. Managing diversity and promoting equality, a legislative requirement of the 2010 Equalities Act, brings significant challenges for practitioners who are tasked with making the rhetoric of politicians a reality, often with little guidance and few resources. This book provides practical guidance for existing lecturers and trainee teachers, explaining how they can overcome these challenges and establish a positive learning environment to meet the needs of all learners. This accessible and up to date book extends the scope of the diversity and inclusion debate to consider a wide range of issues including age, working with cross-cultural groups, promoting effective gender relations, sexual orientation and working with current and ex-offenders. Each chapter includes clear objectives, case studies, critical thinking tasks, chapter reflections and a learning review audit.



Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training

Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training Author Jim Gould
ISBN-10 9781526447838
Release 2018-01-08
Pages 416
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This book supports the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the further education and skills sector. Full of informed practical guidance and supported by meaningful links to theory and educational research, it covers all mandatory units included in the diploma and has been carefully designed to be your indispensable guide to successfully achieving the qualification. Thought-provoking activities in every chapter highlight key points and show how you can apply them in practice allowing you to enhance your teaching skills. This book clearly communicates what underpins high-quality teaching and empowers you to succeed as a teacher of learners in the further education and skills sector. New to this edition: · Reflective activities in every chapter encouraging you to engage critically with key concepts · New coverage of employability offering pragmatic guidance for succeeding in the workplace · Content updated to reflect current policy directions within the sector · Links to further reading throughout highlighting key literature on each major topic



Functional Skills

Functional Skills Author Heather Gregson
ISBN-10 1782946292
Release 2016-05
Pages 116
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Functional Skills has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Functional Skills also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Functional Skills book for free.



A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training Author Lynn Machin
ISBN-10 9781910391686
Release 2016-03-30
Pages 128
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Written with level 3 readers firmly in mind, this book offers concise, accessible, one-stop coverage of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, including the Learning and Development units. It takes account of new policies and legislation, emerging technologies and the current post-compulsory teaching and learning climate. The text encourages reflection of practice throughout, supported by case studies and activities aimed at consolidating and contextualising the information. The content covers the full range of relevant LSIS units, includes a detailed glossary plus chapters on the micro-teach and writing essays and assignments, and is fully mapped to the latest ETF Standards. Written by the successful team who produced A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.



A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training Author Lynn Machin
ISBN-10 9781910391112
Release 2015-09-21
Pages 224
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A complete, all-in-one guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation. It offers an easy-to-understand structure, incorporates key information on reflective practice and study skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language and a practical approach are combined with the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include clear objectives, key words, points for pre-flection, case studies and activities to check your understanding. This new second edition includes: • fully updated references to the Education and Training Foundation Professional Standards • revised chapters, amended throughout to reflect the latest thinking around further education • further reading and references updated in all chapters • links to the latest government legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014). Written by the successful team who produced A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.



Getting the Buggers to Behave

Getting the Buggers to Behave Author Sue Cowley
ISBN-10 9781472909237
Release 2014-10-25
Pages 272
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THE MUST-HAVE BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT BIBLE "Show the students the can of dog food, open it up and then eat from it. Offer it round the class to see if anyone else will have a taste..."* This is just one of Sue Cowley's infamous ways of captivating your students, seizing control and getting those buggers to behave! *(WARNING: Make sure you read the crucial preparation advice before putting this idea into practice!) Now in its fifth edition, Getting the Buggers to Behave remains a firm favourite with trainees, newly qualified teachers and experienced staff alike. The advice ranges from the basics of behaviour management to 'how to deal with the class from hell' and is applicable whether you are working in the early years, primary, secondary or further education with level specific examples in every chapter. The book covers preparing for your first meeting with a new group of students, developing your individual teaching style, creating a positive learning environment and working in really challenging schools. Sue is famed for the practical, honest and realistic nature of her advice, and all her ideas include case studies and anecdotes based on her years of experience working as a teacher and the stories and problems she has advised on 'agony aunt' style, for teachers of all levels. In this brand new edition, Sue takes a detailed look at the use of incentives for managing behaviour, how to implement a restorative justice approach in order to change children's behaviour and also identifies the ten most common forms of misbehaviour and how to deal with them. So, if your 2 year olds are ignoring you, your Year 11s are unmanageable, your tutor group is running riot or that unmentionable 9 year old is driving you round the bend then this is the book for you!



How to Manage Behaviour in Further Education

How to Manage Behaviour in Further Education Author Dave Vizard
ISBN-10 9781446263846
Release 2012-06-22
Pages 168
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'Dave Vizard presents a wealth of sound techniques to promote positive behaviour as well as how to respond to learners who are both troubled and troublesome in a college setting...a must for those who daily face challenging behaviours as well as those who offer advice and support'- Rob Long, Behaviour Specialist and Project Worker Packed with advice, ideas and staff development activities, this practical book provides everything you need to manage difficult behaviour and create a positive learning environment in Further Education settings. New to this second edition: - advice on dealing with mobile phones in lectures - supporting students experiencing cyber-bullying - dealing with gang culture - managing confrontations between students and lecturers - how to re-engage disaffected learners - working with learners from a diverse range of backgrounds - supporting additional needs - using the right sort of language - managing difficult groups, and adult groups - examples from prisons and work-based learning situations - reflective activities Ideal for lecturers, teachers and support staff working with young people and adults in Further Education, everything in the book has been tried and tested by the author. Dave Vizard is an independent consultant and trainer on behaviour management who has worked with hundreds of colleges and schools on improving student behaviour.



A Lecturer s Guide to Further Education

A Lecturer s Guide to Further Education Author Dennis Hayes
ISBN-10 9780335234899
Release 2007-10-01
Pages 246
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This book offers a unique and provocative guide for all lecturers committed to providing the best education and training possible in the changing world of Further Education.



The Certificate in Education and Training

The Certificate in Education and Training Author Ann Gravells
ISBN-10 9781473904958
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 240
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This is the core textbook for the Certificate in Education and Training. This complete guide to the Certificate, from Learning Matters, covers all the content of the mandatory units in a reader-friendly and accessible way. The text develops the reader’s practical teaching skills and, through complete coverage of the content of the qualification prepares learners to teach in a wide variety of contexts. In all chapters real life examples illustrate what the theory means in practice and a reference list gives further resources to help learners with their research and study. Relevant for all learners and all awarding organisations. The book also includes information regarding teaching practice observations and the minimum core.



Teaching English and Maths in FE

Teaching English and Maths in FE Author David Allan
ISBN-10 9781526414618
Release 2017-05-22
Pages 144
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This book explores how teachers in the FE and Skills Sector can address the mathematics and English needs of all learners.