Pttls: Roles , Responsabilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning

PTTLS   level   3/4 Theory Assignment
Appendix 2
1.1 Understand own role and responsibilities in life long learning  
Most careers are quite challenging and demanding and teaching is no exception, however it can be very rewarding when you see your student’s achievements and success. Which is a direct result of your own contribution, however it’s not just about teaching it is also about the learning that takes place as a result. You should use clear language at an appropriate level and in terms your students will understand, motivating them to want to learn more.   You should also manage the learning process from when tour students commence to when they complete, ensuring you assess their progress, give relevant feedback and keep appropriate records . How you do this will depend upon your subject, the age and experience of your students and the environment you will teach in. Becoming   a good teacher includes being enthusiastic and passionate about your subject, being approachable and taking pride in your work which will all be conveyed to your students through your teaching approaches. How to establish a positive working relationship with your students will depend on the way you dress, act, respond to questions and offer support. By remaining a professional and not becoming too friendly you will retain their respect. First name terms is acceptable and common, however you will need to decide what is appropriate to your learning situation and to help your sessions flow smoothly, for example, always starting on time, setting and keeping to time limits including activities and breaks, and finishing on time. The teaching and learning cycle consists of these stages, 1. Identifying needs – carrying out initial assessments. 2. Planning learning – preparing a scheme of work – session plans and learning materials to ensure you cover the requirements of the syllabus, liaising with others. 3....