Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training

Author: Jim Gould,Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526447835

Category: Education

Page: 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

Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training

Author: Jim Gould,Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473905192

Category: Education

Page: 408

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This textbook supports the new Level 5 Diploma in Education Training qualification for those training to teach in the further education and skills sector. Full of informed practical guidance to help you to develop your teaching skills and supported by meaningful links to theory, it covers all mandatory units included in the Diploma and has been carefully designed to be your essential guide to successfully achieving the qualification. Thought-provoking activities throughout every chapter draw out key points and allow you to directly apply them to your own practice. This book clearly communicates what is required for high-quality teaching and empowers you to succeed in the FE classroom and beyond. Chapter topics include: The role and professional responsibilities of teachers Planning and assessing learning Strategies for effective teaching Managing learners in the classroom Career development in education and training.

Achieving Your Diploma in Education and Training

Author: Jim Gould,Jodi Roffey-Barentsen

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526447851

Category: Education

Page: 416

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This textbook supports the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training for those training to teach in the further education and skills sector. It covers all the mandatory units and has been carefully designed to be the essential guide to successfully achieving the qualification.

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Author: Lynn Machin,Duncan Hindmarch,Sandra Murray,Tina Richardson

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1910391808

Category: Education

Page: 288

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A new edition of this essential text for all those working towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Tailored to meet the demands of the new qualification and latest ETF Standards, it incorporates key information on reflective practice, study and research skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language is combined with a critical approach that clearly relates practical examples to the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include key definitions, extended case studies, critical questions and chapter reflections. This second edition has been fully updated throughout and now includes additional material on critical thinking and a new chapter on technology enhanced teaching and learning.

Doing Research in Further Education and Training

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446281752

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Research is an essential component of professional practice. Whether it be action research in a specialist subject or a more formal empirical study, research can improve the quality of teaching and and enhance professional development. This text is a guide to a range of approaches written specifically for teachers and trainee teachers in the Further Education and Skills Sector. The text covers all aspects of research and explores how research through day-to-day investigations can enhance practice. In all chapters, examples and real-life scenarios from the Further Education and Skills Sector are included, helping the reader to link theory and practice. Whether you need to complete a research project for your teaching qualification, or you need to understand how action research can support your professional development, this text will give you the essential, focused guidance you need.

Achieving your Award in Education and Training (AET): The Comprehensive Course Companion Special Edition

Author: Nabeel Zaidi

Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd

ISBN: 1514153092

Category: Education

Page: 298

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THIS TEXTBOOK PROVIDES ALL THE INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE YOU NEED TO PASS THE COURSE, COMMUNICATED IN A USER-FRIENDLY AND PRACTICAL MANNER The Award in Education and Training is the entry qualification for teaching in a range of learning contexts across the further education and skills sector. It comprises three units, which are fully covered by this textbook. These are as follows: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training Understanding Assessment in Education and Training It also includes detailed guidance on how to structure effective responses for assessments across the assessment criteria of all three units. Such guidance is normally sold as a separate textbook. However, it is included in this special edition, which should lead to a considerable cost saving to the purchaser. This textbook is written for all awarding organisations and focuses on each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of these three units, provides examples of current practice in the sector and adopts a user-friendly approach to explaining concepts and principles. It is therefore essential reading for anyone hoping to pass the Award in Education and Training, as well as gaining a fuller appreciation of the subject and practice in the sector. The author provides a range of professional perspectives when examining topics, which should prove useful for the course and also in preparing to enter the sector. He draws on his extensive experience as a lecturer, senior manager, educational consultant and on his work with external bodies, such as the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as a Reviewer and awarding organisations as an Examiner, Standards Verifier and Centre Quality Reviewer. This experience ensures the currency and relevance of the examples used in this textbook. The principal benefits of this textbook to the reader are as follows: It is written by an experienced practitioner with extensive experience across the further education and skills sector, occupying a variety of roles; It adopts a practical approach to topics, reflecting current practice in the sector; It includes detailed guidance on structuring effective responses to assessment tasks; It is clearly written and easy to understand; It fully addresses each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria in a systematic way, which makes completing the course and assessments in a short timeframe achievable; It provides a broader range of information and examples, which should prove useful when preparing to enter the sector, such as attending job interviews for teaching related posts. Please note that the Pdf / "scanned pages" version of this textbook is identical to the print version of the textbook, including content and page numbers, which will make it easier to cite. If you would like a print version of the textbook, you can order it through Createspace (https://www.createspace.com/5532585). Prices are quoted in USA Dollars, but shipment is in the UK and tends to be very prompt. Alternatively, you can purchase from Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Achieving-your-Award-Education-Training/dp/1514153092/), which sources it from Createspace.

Wider Professional Practice in Education and Training

Author: Sasha Pleasance

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473981204

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Developing an understanding of professional practice is essential for anyone training to teach in the further education and skills sector. This go-to guide will give you a clear understanding of the major topics covered in the mandatory Wider Professional Practice and Development unit of the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, and more broadly explores the value of professionalism to all aspects of further education. Key coverage includes: · Understanding learners and attitudes to learning · How to do action research · Professional observation and development · Making sense of education policy · Teacher expectations · Challenges to equality and diversity · The inclusive curriculum These topics are discussed within a wider political and socio-economic context, and are supported by insightful case studies and activities. This is essential for anyone studying the Diploma in Education and Training, and recommended reading for related courses in the further education and skills sector.

Successful Teaching Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Vicky Duckworth,Jane Wood,John Bostock,John Dickinson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 184445620X

Category: Education

Page: 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.

Successful Teaching Placement

Primary and Early Years

Author: Jane Medwell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857252488

Category: Education

Page: 160

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School placements can be anxious and uncertain experiences for trainee teachers, and even for those with previous classroom experience a new school environment can be intimidating. This book is full of invaluable advice and practical suggestions that will help trainees prepare for, enjoy and make the most of this experience. It deals with the full range of issues, from finding out about the placement school to managing difficult behaviour on placement. This second edition is linked to the 2007 Standards for QTS and reflects recent documents and initiatives.

The Certificate in Education and Training

Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473904951

Category: Education

Page: 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, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Susan Wallace

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857250681

Category: Education

Page: 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.

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

Author: Lynn Machin,Duncan Hindmarch,Sandra Murray,Tina Richardson

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1910391115

Category: Education

Page: 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.

The Teacher Wars

A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

Author: Dana Goldstein

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0345803620

Category: Education

Page: 384

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"A brilliant young scholar's history of 175 years of teaching in America shows that teachers have always borne the brunt of shifting, often impossible expectations. In other nations, public schools are one thread in a quilt that includes free universal child care, health care, and job training. Here, schools are the whole cloth. Today we look around the world at countries like Finland and South Korea, whose students consistently outscore Americans on standardized tests, and wonder what we are doing wrong. Dana Goldstein first asks the often-forgotten question: "How did we get here?" She argues that we must take the historical perspective, understanding the political and cultural baggage that is tied to teaching, if we have any hope of positive change. In her lively, character-driven history of public teaching, Goldstein guides us through American education's many passages, including the feminization of teaching in the 1800s and the fateful growth of unions, and shows that the battles fought over nearly two centuries echo the very dilemmas we cope with today. Goldstein shows that recent innovations like Teach for America, merit pay, and teacher evaluation via student testing are actually as old as public schools themselves. Goldstein argues that long-festering ambivalence about teachers--are they civil servants or academic professionals?--and unrealistic expectations that the schools alone should compensate for poverty's ills have driven the most ambitious people from becoming teachers and sticking with it. In America's past, and in local innovations that promote the professionalization of the teaching corps, Goldstein finds answers to an age-old problem"--

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Enhancing academic practice

Author: Heather Fry,Steve Ketteridge,Stephanie Marshall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317650220

Category: Education

Page: 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.

Effective Learning in Classrooms

Author: Chris Watkins,Eileen Carnell,Caroline Lodge

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1849202818

Category: Education

Page: 208

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`The book is at once accessible, evidence-based, practical and eminently readable...Readers will find in this book a treasury of learners' voices guiding us towards the goal of more effective learning in classrooms' - International Network for School Improvement `This book promotes an ambitious and inspiring conception of meaningful pedagogy and works to applaud those teachers who are determined to reflect upon, enquire into, and then facilitate ''effective learning''. A coherent and structured case is made for the primacy of ''learning'' over ''work'' - Learning & Teaching Update This book addresses an important, and too seldom addressed issue: learning. Not teaching, not performance, not "work": this book really is about learning, what makes learning effective and how it may be promoted in classrooms. The authors take the context of the classroom seriously, not only because of its effects on teachers and pupils, but because classrooms are notorious as contexts which change little. Rather than providing yet more tips, they offer real thinking and evidence based on what we know about how classrooms change. Four major dimensions of promoting effective learning in classrooms are examined in depth: Active Learning; Collaborative Learning; Learner-driven Learning and Learning about Learning. Evidence from practising teachers in the form of case studies and examples, and evidence from international research in the form of useful ideas and frameworks is included.

Practical Teaching: a Guide to Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Linda Wilson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408076026

Category: Continuing education

Page: 250

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Practical Teaching: A Guide to Teaching in the Education and Training Sector is the perfect companion for those studying or teaching the new Award, Certificate and/or Diploma in Education and Training, PGCE, Cert Ed and all Initial Teacher Training Qualifications. This comprehensive new title is the ultimate handbook for the student teacher wishing to pursue the next stage of training in the Further Education Sector, and it follows the success of Linda Wilson’s previous Practical Teaching guides.Drawing on years of experience in the field, Linda Wilson takes readers through all aspects of teaching and learning; from the initial interviews and inductions through the learning process, to assessment and finally reflection, offering helpful and workable tips for success along the way.Her book offers practical ideas for teaching in an easy-to-read style. Essential theory is introduced on a need-to-know basis, and is set in the context of its application within the classroom.This text is also updated to include strategies for improving teaching and learning in line with guidance from the Common Inspection Framework, and it is a useful tool to provide CPD for qualified teachers.

Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446296059

Category: Education

Page: 136

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This is an essential text for all learners taking the Award in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with. It's readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps both in-service and pre-service learners to fully understand the requirements of the Award, and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This book will: help learners with their written assessments towards the three main units of the Award give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement help learners with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach give guidance for giving and receiving feedback This is a companion title to The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells.

Achieving your Masters in Teaching and Learning

Author: Mary McAteer,Lisa Murtagh,Fiona Hallett,Gavin Turnbull

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857253484

Category: Education

Page: 192

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This book is for all those taking the Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL). The contents reflect the units of this new qualification, building on Initial Teacher Training, deepening and broadening professional understanding and skills while addressing individual teacher needs. Chapters cover core topics such as developing pedagogy, assessment for learning, special educational needs and behaviour. The book provides invaluable support for beginning teachers as they manage their professionally based, postgraduate learning, including guidance on critical thinking, reflective practice and research skills, and is clearly linked to the newly developed framework of Professional Standards for Teachers.

Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844458342

Category: Education

Page: 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.