Aet Unit a

Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
1.1 Explain the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
You should reflect on the qualification itself – consider all of the assessment criteria as these all reflect core elements of the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training. Also, visit the Foundation for Education and Training website to review the 2014 Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training:
Teachers should act with integrity and honesty. It’s their responsibility to maintain teaching standards and display professional behaviour at all times. They should inspire and motivate young people by teaching innovatively, creatively and with a passion for their chosen field. They should also be open to constructive criticism and work with their peers to foster and promote a positive learning experience. Teachers should constantly be looking to update and enhance their knowledge in their chosen field by attending seminars and career development courses.   Teachers should be able to plan and deliver courses or subjects in a way that includes all learning styles and be able to recognise when this changes.

1.2 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities
For the regulatory requirements and codes of practice, as well as reflecting on the Professional Standards… referenced under A.1.1, refer to the IfL Code of Practice for Teachers 2008 and think back to the Boundaries activity on the training. For the legislation, think about legislation linking to equality, safety, protection of information etc and the quiz activity and handout from the training.
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