C&G Preparing to teach in the long life sector Level 4
Theory Assignment 2
Summarise the key aspects of current legislative requirements and codes of practices relevant to your subject and the type of organisation within which you work.
Legislative requirements are those that are set down in law, to make sure that every student gets the best possible education.
Codes of practise should be viewed as the minimum requirements of conduct and behaviour.                                                                                     I do not feel that there is a code of practise or piece legislation that’s specific to Mandarin Chinese, but is covered by what is required of the teacher.
All Universities, Colleges and Schools set out their own code of practise, as do teaching association etc. Here is an example of a code of practise set out by Brockenhurst College, whom I work for,
Equal Opportunities Code of Practice
At Brockenhurst College we believe in treating people equally and with respect. This means treating people as individuals.
All members of the College community are asked to actively support our Equal Opportunities Policy.
‘Equality' includes:
• Giving opportunities to all
• Providing access to education, training, services and facilities
• Taking positive action to address imbalances or under-representation
‘Respect' includes:
• Celebrating differences and promoting diversity
• Refraining from using language or behaviour that might cause offence
• Valuing each individual and their unique circumstances
‘Individuality' includes:
• Accepting that each person has their own set of personal circumstances, backgrounds and cultures
• Ensuring that individuals do not experience discrimination or harassment as a result of these.
I feel a code of practice like this is for the benefit of all. I also feel as a teacher that there is a code of conduct that most teachers adhere, to that is passed on from teacher to teacher that I had not seen...