Diploma in Education and Training Unit




1.1 Analyse own role and responsibilities in education and training
1.2 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities
1.3 Analyse the relationships and boundaries between the teaching role and other professional roles
1.4 Describe points of referral to meet the needs of learners

The roles of a teacher are diverse and encompassed within those roles are a number of responsibilities which a teacher must endeavour to fulfill (Petty, 2009). Teachers must work towards several legislative documents and meet the regulatory requirements of a number of individual bodies with the profession. Teachers must maintain boundaries and know the limitations of their own. Teachers should demonstrate respect to their profession and maintain its integrity through adherence to Codes of Practice.

The profession of teaching is one in which there are a number of roles that must be undertaken and an array of responsibilities which must be fulfilled, it provides diversity and there are many aspects to which teachers must give substantial consideration if they are to ensure effective practice (Wallace, 2011). The teacher has a responsibility to ensure that learning takes place and it can be suggested that such task is the key motive for them. However, whilst the teaching is significant, it should be noted that the most important undertakings within the learning environment are not the actions of the teacher, but the actions of the learners (Petty, 2009).

The teaching cycle is a five-stage model that provides a structure on which the teaching and learning processes can be based. The five stages of the model are identifying needs,
planning and enabling learning, facilitating learning, assessing learning and quality assurance and evaluation (Gravells, 2012; Machin et al., 2014). The cycle is continuous and makes...