1st Edition

Training to Teach in the Learning and Skills Sector From Threshold Award to QTLS

By Elizabeth Browne, Liz Keeley-Browne Copyright 2007
    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    244 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This text takes a pragmatic approach to training to teach in the lifelong learning sector, relating theory to real practice through a wealth of cases, illustrations and interactive tasks. Whether at the beginning of training or already qualified, this book offers everything needed to acheive Qualified to Teach: Learning and Skills (QTLS).

    1. The context for change: new professional standards for teachers in the learning and skills sector 2. Professional values: a focus on entitlement, equality and inclusiveness 3. Professional practice: creating effective and stimulating opportunities for learning 4. Professional skills: planning learning programmes to meet the needs and expectations of learners 5. Theory and  practice: secure knowledge and understanding of what it means to teach 6. The new technologies for teaching: using ILT as an enhancement to learning 7. The curriculum contextualised: secure knowledge and understanding of the subject and curriculum 8. Skills for the twenty-first century: using the learner’s experience as a foundation for their learning 9. Assessment: using feedback as a tool for learning and progression 10. Helping learners to achieve their full potential: providing effective support to learners 11. Enhancing learner behaviour: establishing and maintaining an effective learning environment 12. Continuing professional development: developing by participating in formal and information professional activities

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    Authored by Keeley-Browne, Liz