Roles, Resonsblities and Relationship in Lifelong Learning

Unit 001 Roles,responsibilities and relationships in
lifelong Learning

Produce a guidance document for inclusion in an induction pack aimed at new memebers of teaching staff that will
Outline key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements, and codes of practise
Relevant to the role and responsibilities of a teacher ( ref 1.1 )
Explain the boundaries between the teaching role and other professional role
(ref 2.1)
Describe points of referral to meet the needs of learners (ref 2.2)
Explain ways to promote appropriate behaviour and respect for others (ref 3.2)

Elizabeth Collings
PTLLS Training Course

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As a teacher it is important to understand your roles, responsibilities, legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practise.
Legislation and Codes of Practise.
As a teacher it is important to know and understand there are legislation that must be adhered to in order to completely fulfil your role. Some of these legislations are generic and apply to all courses.
These would include
Health and safety at work   HASAWA 1974
Equality Act 2010
Data Protection Act 2003
These outline a duty to act according to the law of the land and are past as an Act of parliament and can be enforced in a court of law Health and safety being very important in today’s environment and we must all be aware of dangers in the classroom. For example are there cables on the floor which someone may trip, or craft knives being placed where they cannot roll and fall and cause possible injury.
It is very important to abide by the Data Protection Act 2003 to ensure the safe keeping of people in the class room. Identity theft is a major concern but other problems can occur if personal details are given out without the learners permission.
Role and Responsibilities
It is important to understand that the professional role between teacher and learner is maintained at all times. As a teacher your role is to impart your knowledge in such a way that...