Pptls Assignment 1

Level 3 award in preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector (7303)

Q1 Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle.

The main role of the teacher is to ensure the lesson’s aims and objectives are met through ensuring a high quality, positive, organised and flexible learning environment.   This will create a safe environment, fostering trust and mutual respect between learners and the tutor.

The teacher will assess the needs of the individual as well as the group using a range of different approaches and resources to meet these needs. This will include structured instructions that allow for different levels of progression, the use of different items of equipment.  They will be aware of the rights of learners to attend and participate in their chosen course regardless of their gender, race, religion etc also known as equal rights.  It is extremely important to value he differences within individuals (diversity)

There are five key stages to the training cycle, the first of which is identifying needs.
It is important that you identify the needs of your learners so you can design the course to reflect differences of individual learners. Although this is usually described as the first stage in the teaching/training cycle it is a process that may have to wait until you meet your learners for the first time and usually should be a continuing requirement throughout the progress of students. Some companies conduct interviews initially to identify the needs of a learner. Learners needs can be separated into 5 different groups such as social, physical, intellect, culture and emotion and all of theses need to be considered. With all stages of the cycle come boundaries. Learners may not want to disclose needs and the teacher must respect their right to refuse to divulge sensitive information. Learners have a right to expect that personal information is kept confidentially and not...