Ptlls Assessment 3

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Level 3 Theory Assessment

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

Role, responsibilities and boundaries are evolving qualities within the teacher, which are assessed and reflected upon using the teaching/training cycle; a cycle of assessment, planning and review.
The main role of the teacher is to facilitate communication in such a way that all students are encouraged to enter into a wider debate surrounding the topic they have chosen. To ensure sessions’ aims and objectives are meaningful and applicable to students the teaching role incorporates ongoing administration and assessment.
Assessing varying learning styles within a group and considering learner’s motivations and previous experiences helps identify various teaching methods that could be useful throughout the program.
Sessions incorporating visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning styles ensures students have equal rights to learning and provide the opportunity to re-evaluate what is already known while exploring aims and objectives from a different perspective.
I teach combat medicine and health care classes where motivations and previous experience constantly change as better health is experienced. My role is to create a safe learning environment with open and trusting relationships. Recording changes ensures records are up to date in order to evaluate changes to forthcoming aims and objectives.
The main responsibility of the teacher is to continually reassess during the course ensure smooth delivery. As students develop a better understanding of objectives, their needs change and this must be reflected reassessment which is the teachers’ responsibility. Course structure and delivery require adaptation to reflect newly identified needs as seen in the teaching/training cycle. I encourage progressive reflection in students to allow their development....