Review Your Role, Responsibilities and Boundaries of a Teacher in Terms of the Teaching/Training Cycle

Review your role, responsibilities and boundaries of a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle
Roles, responsibilities and boundaries are qualities which are assessed and reflected upon using the teacher/training cycle as defined by Ann Gravells as Identifying needs, Planning learning, Enabling learning, Assessing learning and Quality assurance and Evaluation. (Gravells, 2011)
Identify Needs: Roles
The learners may range from those who can barely read to those at Degree level each have different needs and work at different levels so I need to assess and evaluate   and then develop which method of learning is required for each student. Across the whole lifelong learning sector most learners are adults, some returning to learning after a considerable time away. Research by (Malcolm Knowles, (1978) suggests that adults have particular characteristics. Teachers need to understand these and their needs and motivations. They also need to adapt and adjust content and style to suit the needs of groups and individuals.

Responsibilities: By achieving the above, various teaching methods could be useful throughout the programme. “To understand learning, we must understand the nature of knowledge and vice versa” Kolb (1984), explains that different people naturally prefer a certain single learning style. Identifying Learning needs discussion and is essential then to Planning Learning. At times the learners may have been assessed by other people in my organisation and their needs may have identified through this process. It is the responsibilities of the teacher to monitor their own practice to endure the learners’ needs are met.
Boundaries: Some learners may not wish to discuss/disclose their needs and a teacher must respect their right not to divulge sensitive information. Learners also expect that any personal information is kept confidential.
Plan and Design:
My main role as a tutor teaching key skills is to source or prepare appropriate resources for each...