Describe What Your Role, Responsibities and Boundaries Would Be in Terms of the Teaching and Learning Cycle.

TA1: Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be in terms of teaching and learning cycle.
Initially the teachers’ role and responsibilities would involve identifying the needs of the learners. This would be done by assessing previous experiences and knowledge.   Examining records from previous educational establishments, teachers and assessment records and interviewing the learner to calculate previous education and ability would provide a valuable insight into prior knowledge and experience. When ascertaining what the learners need to learn and why this is important,   considerations would include whether the aim was to gain a specific qualification or to obtain knowledge in a subject, alongside the learners own desires and interests.
The teacher would then have the responsibility to plan long, medium and short term learning objectives. These must be S.M.A.R.T. (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time based) and meet the needs of the learners with appropriate content, teaching and learning activities.
Content might be linked to the learners interests or/and strengths, making learning more relevant and motivating.   Special needs would have to be taken in to consideration e.g. visual, auditory etc. as well as ensuring that all learning styles were addressed. Planning activities to meet the different types of learners – V.A.K. (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic) is an important role of the teacher.
Learning activities might include both active and passive and ICT could be included. Resources’ must be appropriate, adequate and accessible but cost would have to be a consideration and might be a limiting boundary.   When deciding on all of this, the teacher would have the responsibility to consider the health and safety of the learners, assessing and planning to minimise risks.
When delivering teaching and assessing learning, the teachers’ role and responsibility is to communicate effectively to the whole class, individually or in...