Pttls Assignment 1

Traditionally the role of the teacher has been as a purveyor of information, this however, is no longer the case and now the teacher is seen as a facilitator, a person who assists students to learn for themselves. It is very important to recognise that all students are individuals and no two students learn in the same way. The key purpose of the New Professional Standards for Teachers in the Life Long Learning sector is to create effective and stimulating opportunities for learning through high quality teaching. These standards are based on the teaching/training cycle, and this assignment describes my own role, responsibilities and boundaries in relation to these terms.

Students that express a desire to enter into the Automotive industry are invited into the ACE to attend an initial interview in order to assess suitability.   The interview process is designed to be as informal as possible, with question and answer being the format.   During this interview the learner’s needs are assessed in the following ways:-
a. Candidate projected grades are assessed for course suitability.  
b. Disability / Medical problems that may affect ability to learn.
c. Special needs requirements.
d. Student’s aspirations for further education which could be either academic or vocational.
The ACE adopts an open door policy that allows the student access to tutors or course leaders for advice or concerns.   This ensures that the candidate can be offered peace of mind.   They are enrolled and given provisional place at an early stage to enable course planning to be as accurate as possible.   A copy of the Student Handbook is given to all potential students which covers all aspects of Equal Opportunities, Support services and Health & Safety to mention a few.
Once the potential candidate has the results of his/her exams another interview is arranged to ensure the grades awarded are suitable to begin the course.   This is assessed as...