Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training

Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training

This is an essential text for all learners taking the Award in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781446294833

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 801

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.
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Passing Assessments for the Certificate in Education and Training

Passing Assessments for the Certificate in Education and Training

This is an essential text for anyone taking the Certificate in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation you are registered with or who your learners are.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473904934

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 673

This is an essential text for anyone taking the Certificate in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation you are registered with or who your learners are. It’s readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps all learners to understand the requirements of the qualification and to evidence their achievement towards the mandatory units. The book gives advice regarding study skills, academic writing and referencing, reflective practice, teaching practice and observations, and the minimum core. The book will: Help learners with the written assessments towards the five mandatory units of the Certificate Give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement Help learners understand the requirements of observed teaching practice Give guidance on how to evidence the minimum core requirements of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT
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The Award in Education and Training

The Award in Education and Training

This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. • A key text for the new Award in Education and Training. • Contents specifically follow the teaching, ...

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473912922

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 652

The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured around the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, it includes full coverage of all units as well as information relevant to the Learning and Development units. Examples, activities and checklists help link theory to practice. The text is written for all learners and all awarding organisations. This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. • A key text for the new Award in Education and Training. • Contents specifically follow the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, and match the qualification requirements. • Readable, relevant and easy to understand. • Provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience. • An excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications. ?Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.
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Passing PTLLS Assessments

Passing PTLLS Assessments

This is an essential text for all PTLLS candidates no matter which awarding organisation they are with.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9780857257901

Category: Education

Page: 152

View: 958

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.
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Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training

Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training

The only all-encompassing guide to everything you need to know to teach and train in post compulsory education!

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781526417428

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 662

The only all-encompassing guide to everything you need to know to teach and train in post compulsory education!
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50 Teaching and Learning Approaches

50 Teaching and Learning Approaches

For each approach, the authors include in-practice examples taken from a range of teaching contexts. The text also offers clear support for teachers on how they can assess learners' progress when using each approach.

Author: Sharron Mansell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526489456

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 301

This reader-friendly and accessible text introduces 50 teaching and learning approaches and explores how they work in practice by taking an honest look at the advantages and disadvantages of each one. For each approach, the authors include in-practice examples taken from a range of teaching contexts. The text also offers clear support for teachers on how they can assess learners' progress when using each approach. This focus on the need to see and measure the learning that is taking place supports the reader to concentrate on the learning and not be distracted with the newness of different approaches.
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Delivering Adult Learning

Delivering Adult Learning

This text provides just that, being specifically targeted at a range of Level 3 courses, including the City & Guilds 7302 Certificate and Diploma qualifications.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters Limited

ISBN: 1844450643

Category: Education

Page: 106

View: 114

Most people new to delivering learning require a good basic introduction to all the key aspects at an appropriate level. This text provides just that, being specifically targeted at a range of Level 3 courses, including the City & Guilds 7302 Certificate and Diploma qualifications. It's easy to read, clearly pitched at Level 3, with plenty of practical activities and case studies throughout. Each chapter relates to specific learning and skills development goals, and the book covers all the aims and objectives of the main courses.
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The Certificate in Education and Training

The Certificate in Education and Training

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.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473904958

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 668

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. ?Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.
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Principles and Practices of Assessment

Principles and Practices of Assessment

This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an assessor in the further education and skills sector.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473967502

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 440

This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an assessor in the further education and skills sector. It has all the information you need to work towards the assessment units for qualifications such as: the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training, or the assessment units of the Learning and Development (TAQA) qualification. The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in a really accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of assessment in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed assessment documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering: principles of assessment planning for assessment types and methods of assessment assessment practice giving feedback recording progress and achievement quality assurance evaluation This third edition has been updated to bring the book in-line with all qualifications that include assessing learning. This is your guide to understanding how to use assessment effectively in your teaching and assessing role. Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.
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Achieving your Award in Education and Training AET The Comprehensive Course Companion Special Edition

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

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 ...

Author: Nabeel Zaidi

Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd

ISBN: 9781514153093

Category: Education

Page: 298

View: 572

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.
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Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

This Fifth Edition is written for the four unit PTLLS Award. The book reflects current practice at levels 3 and 4 and 'extension actitivities' specifically target those taking the Award at Level 4.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857257741

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 668

This highly popular and accessible guide to the PTLLS Award is a comprehensive introduction to teaching in a variety of settings within the lifelong learning sector. This includes further education, adult and community learning, work-based learning, the forces and offender learning and skills. It is easy to read with plenty of practical activities and examples throughout and the content is fully linked to the Teacher Training Standards. This Fifth Edition is written for the four unit PTLLS Award. The book reflects current practice at levels 3 and 4 and 'extension actitivities' specifically target those taking the Award at Level 4. Chapters are based around the teaching and learning cycle and are focused on the PTLLS assessment criteria. updated for the four unit PTLLS Award contents specifically follow the teaching and learning cycle and match the qualification requirements the text is readable, relevant and easy to understand provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience an excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications Moving to the new Award in Education and Training? The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells
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Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector

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.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857252615

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 884

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.
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Principles and Practices of Quality Assurance

Principles and Practices of Quality Assurance

This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an internal or external quality assurer in the further education and skills sector.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473994348

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 103

This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an internal or external quality assurer in the further education and skills sector. It has all the information you need to work towards the quality assurance units for qualifications such as: The Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training, or the quality assurance units of the Learning and Development (TAQA) qualification. The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in an easily accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of quality assurance in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed internal and external quality assurance documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering: · principles of internal and external quality assurance · planning quality assurance activities · carrying out quality assurance activities · risk management · making decisions and providing feedback · record keeping · evaluating practice · the role and use of technology · planning, allocating and monitoring the work of others This is your guide to understanding how to use internal quality assurance activities effectively with assessors, and external quality assurance activities with centre staff. ?Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.
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Study Skills for PTLLS

Study Skills for PTLLS

PTLLS candidates often find it challenging to approach their studies. Some are returning to study after a long break and others have no previous experience of study at this level. This text is an accessible guide to studying for PTLLS.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457007

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 474

PTLLS candidates often find it challenging to approach their studies. Some are returning to study after a long break and others have no previous experience of study at this level. This text is an accessible guide to studying for PTLLS. It begins by looking at how to prepare for study and taught sessions, and goes on to cover self-study, including research skills and reflective practice. Guidance on presenting work gives tips on structure and writing and on presentations. The book also includes information on how to progress study further, beyond PTLLS, and how to recognise newly acquired transferable skills.
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Award in Education and Training Understanding Roles Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training

Award in Education and Training  Understanding Roles  Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training

This book is part of a series of books by the same author. The next book in this series is Award in Education and Training: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training.

Author: Nabeel Zaidi

Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd

ISBN: 9781511566339

Category: Education

Page: 42

View: 311

This textbook provides you with all the information you need to pass first time, since it focuses systematically on each of the assessment criteria in the unit. As a prospective or new lecturer / trainer / tutor / assessor, how do you ensure: 1. that you are clear about what is expected of you in the role of lecturer, trainer, tutor, or assessor? 2. that you are aware of the key legislation that applies to your existing or proposed role? 3. that you know how to identify and meet individual learners' needs? 4. that equality and diversity and appropriate behaviour are promoted within a safe learning environment? 5. that you understand the limits of your professional responsibilities and when to refer learners to other professionals? This textbook addresses each of these questions, with supporting research and links to additional resources or materials as needed, while remaining tightly focused on the unit's assessment criteria. There are opportunities to consider multiple perspectives, with a range of practical resources that are relevant to teaching, training, assessing, tutoring, quality assurance and educational management. This book is part of a series of books by the same author. The next book in this series is Award in Education and Training: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training. If you are new to teaching then this book is an ideal companion. It provides the information needed to complete the first mandatory unit of the Award in Education and Training (AET) and the Certificate in Education and Training (CET). It is mapped directly to each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit across all awarding organisations. Books available in the Award in Education and Training series: 1. Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training (Book 1) 2. Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training (Book 2) 3. Understanding Assessment in Education and Training (Book 3) More in-depth reading relevant to this publication: 1. Embedding Equality and Diversity into the Curriculum - a literature review
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Award in Education and Training Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

Award in Education and Training  Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

People purchasing this book may find it useful to have a copy of the second book in the series (Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training) as background.

Author: Nabeel Zaidi

Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd

ISBN: 9781512035926

Category: Education

Page: 120

View: 341

This textbook provides you with all the up-to-date information you need to pass first time, since it focuses systematically on each of the assessment criteria in the unit. As a lecturer / trainer / tutor / assessor / curriculum manager, how do you ensure: 1. that all staff are clear about the type and methods of assessment available and how to adjust them to meet the needs of individual learners? 2. that learners are involved effectively in the assessment process and take responsibility for their own learning? 3. that the role and use of constructive feedback is understood and applied effectively and meets individual learners’ needs? and 4. that staff are fully aware of the requirement to keep records of assessment and its implications for the continued success of the learning provider? This textbook addresses each of these questions, with supporting research as needed, while remaining tightly focused on the unit’s assessment criteria. Whether you are delivering training or lectures to 16-18 year-olds, mature learners, professionals, managers or international students, with a range of learning and assessment needs and barriers to learning, this book will prove useful in preparing you not only for your unit assessment, but also for work in the sector. Most importantly, the book adopts a practical approach, which is supported by evidence and, where relevant, cross-referenced to Ofsted and QAA expectations. It is therefore suitable for those intending to enter teaching and training as well as those already involved in delivering or managing a programme. Understanding Assessment in Education and Training is the third book in the Award in Education and Training series and covers each aspect of the Award in Education and Training (AET) unit of the same name. Like the first two books on Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training and Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training, this book is mapped directly to each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit across all awarding organisations. It provides detailed practical explanation and links to various other resources so that whether you are new to teaching or already in a teaching or related role, there will be a detailed examination of approaches to assessment in education and training. People purchasing this book may find it useful to have a copy of the second book in the series (Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training) as background. Books available in the Award in Education and Training series: 1. Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training (Book 1) 2. Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training (Book 2) 3. Understanding Assessment in Education and Training (Book 3)
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50 Assessment Approaches

50 Assessment Approaches

If you are a new or beginning teacher looking for new approaches to assessment to use with your learners today - this is the book you need.

Author: Sharron Mansell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781529717181

Category: Education

Page: 152

View: 822

This reader-friendly and accessible text introduces 50 assessment approaches, and explores how they work in practice by taking an honest look at the advantages and disadvantages of each one. For each approach, the authors include in-practice examples taken from a range of teaching contexts. The book provides valuable ideas and tips for new and existing teachers and assessors. The text explores the advantages and disadvantage of every approach, equipping teachers with the knowledge to assess and select the correct approach for their subject and their learners. If you are a new or beginning teacher looking for new approaches to assessment to use with your learners today - this is the book you need.
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Achieving Your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units TAQA

Achieving Your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units  TAQA

'This book is helping me so much with the TAQA course I'm doing.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781446298077

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 972

'This book is helping me so much with the TAQA course I'm doing. It's easy to understand, well written and full of really good information' - Amazon review Previously known as Achieving Your TAQA Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer Award, this new edition of the focused and comprehensive text written for TAQA learners and all trainee assessors and quality assurers is another essential support text from bestselling author Ann Gravells. The content covers all assessor and quality assurance units and is easy-to-read and clearly structured. The new edition has been enhanced with new chapters; and it has activities and examples to help you link theory with practice. It includes: cross references to the qualification units and the national occupational standards two new chapters covering the external quality assurance role completed examples of templates and forms for assessors, internal and external quality assurers ideas for evidence which can be used towards achievement of each unit new bullet lists, tables and checklists TAQA, and other assessor and quality assurer trainees will find this text both an invaluable resource for their course and useful handbook to take into practice.
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Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector

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).

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844458349

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 513

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.
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Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector

This Second Edition now includes 'extension activities' specifically for Level 4 students and has been updated following the Equality Act 2010.

Author: Ann Gravells

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857256997

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 365

Written for students of the Certificate and Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS and DTLLS), this title is a comprehensive course book for the popular optional unit Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It is relevant for all students, whatever their awarding organization and whether they are taking the unit at Level 3 or Level 4. All chapters are linked to the QTLS standards and provide comprehensive coverage, closely following the content of the unit, while examples and activities are included to ehnache learning. This Second Edition now includes 'extension activities' specifically for Level 4 students and has been updated following the Equality Act 2010. This title will help anyone teaching in a variety of lifelong learning settings and can also be used when providing in-service CPD training for staff.
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