1st Edition

Teaching at Post-16 Effective Teaching in the A-Level, AS and GNVQ Curriculum

Edited By Lin Le Versha, Gill Nicholls Copyright 2003

    The post-16 sector is the focus of great change in education and this book provides all teaching professionals with a guide to exploring and developing successful teaching in this new environment.
    With contributions from education experts and subject specialists, this book addresses the issues that now face teachers at post-16. It guides readers through the new requirements in a simple and accessible way; looks at teaching and learning issues in detail and considers the professional development of those teaching at this level. Essential reading for all post-16 teachers in schools and colleges.

    Part 1 Exploring the theory and context of the post-16 framework: How did the post-16 framework develop?; Examination and assessment in Curriculum 2000; Key skills in Curriculum 2000; Student guidance and support; Learning styles: adoption and adaptation; Changes post 16 = challenges post 18 - considering the transition years. Part 2 Teaching for learning: Managing students' behaviour in the classroom; Planning lessons to reach all your students; Using questions and group work effectively; Managing coursework and assessment; Dealing with individual needs within the classroom; The implications of the development of ICT for teaching and learning post 16; The personal tutor; Improving performance - external monitoring.


    Gill Nicholls is Professor of Education at King's College, London, and Director of the King's Institute of Learning and Teaching. She is series editor of the former Kogan Page Teaching series and author of a number of books, including Learning to Teach (1999) and Professional Development in Higher Education (2000), now published by RoutledgeFalmer. Lin Le Versha is Vice Principle at Godalming College

    'The book is an ideal companion for teaching probationers or PGCE students aiming for a career in an FE or sixth-form college.' - Tony Robinson