Roles, Responsibilities and Boundaries as a Teacher in Terms of the Teaching/Training Cycle.

Roles, responsibilities and boundaries as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle.  

As a tutor, teacher or educator it is ones role to guide students through a set agenda of learning and to support encourage this learning process throughout. The parts which make up the cycle involve, identifying learners needs, designing a path of learning, facilitating the learning process, assessing and evaluating. The tutor should be supplying pupils with the information they need to then progress along a path of guided learning towards an established goal. The teaching/training cycle refers to an order of assessment that the tutor should go through while teaching a student that leads to training plans for the student and then review of their progress. It is the teacher’s responsibility to give the student feedback throughout. This learning process and prompt them to reflect on their progress so as to further their achievements.

Lessons should include a variety of learning styles i.e. visual, auditory, reading/writing and kineasthetic activities. Pupils progress should be monitored by the tutor and their strengths and weaknesses in these areas of learning should be noted, catered for, and there should then be continual re-assessment. Each lesson should have a plan organised around the time frame of the session with a reasonable goal that is made clear to the student. Continuing lessons should have a steady assessment of progress, this assessment can be used to determine the best tutorial approach for the next lesson. It is the responsibility of the tutor to have appropriate lessons planned for the class/pupil(s). For instance if a lesson is planned for a large group to be conducted in a large space with loud musical instruments, this would not be appropriate with only two pupils in a small room with volume restrictions.
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