Ptlls Theory Task 3

Legislation and Record Keeping

All teachers must adhere to the current legislations and codes of practices in their subject area and organization. The below legislations will need to be followed when I am teaching any learners.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995: aims to end the discrimination that many disabled people face in relation to employment, the provision of goods and services, education and transport. It is a civil rights law. As a teacher we should not discriminate anyone with a disability such as wheel chair users we should facilitate them and provide them with a suitable and accessible environment.

The disability discrimination act makes it lawful for any services or organisation to treat someone less favourable because of their disability. The law also states that all students should be given the necessary facilities by services in relation to their learning such as having a classroom situated in the ground floor for wheel chair users or a ramp for easy access.
The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA) is an extension to this act.
The institute for learning (IFL) aims to support teachers, trainers, tutors and student teachers in their learning in order for them to achieve their high professional status.   The IFL also provides a voice for teachers and trainees to influence other people. It also provides equality fair opportunities for individuals to progress in their careers. It is also mention in the Disability Discrimination Act (2005) that all public bodies and services to promote disability equality and to eradicate any forms of discrimination and harassment.

The Race Relations Act (RRA) 1976 makes it unlawful to discriminate against anyone on grounds of race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), or ethnic or national origin. It applies to: jobs, training, housing, education and the provision of goods and services.   There are four types of discrimination covered by this act: direct...