Understanding Roles and Responsibilities in Education

Understand the Teaching Role and Responsibilities in Education and Training
As a teacher I will have many roles and responsibilities to meet the needs of the learners.
These include assessing individual needs to help identify learners’ skills and knowledge such as writing and reading levels.   This in turn leads on to learners individual plans where effective activities such as group discussion, questioning and different teaching methods can be used to promote effective inclusion.
1.1 Responsibilities of a teaching professional
In order to effectively planning educational lessons there is a need to identify the learning requirements of individual learners. Within Rampton Hospital assessments strategies are implemented such as initial assessment of English and Numeracy (City and Guilds, 2015) in order to establish ‘base line’ knowledge of individuals. Running along the same guidelines my learners are also assessed on their practical skills and knowledge. Within my working environment I use teaching strategies related to the VARK (Picture 1) model (Fleming and Baume, 2006) such methods as physically showing a learner how to hold and use correctly a piece of equipment and for them to repeat the process or tool or pointing out the posters around the workshop walls showing the different methods and techniques required are teaching strategies which I employ in order to gain a satisfactory learning outcomes. I am also aware that successful learning outcomes are dependent on providing learning strategies and supporting materials which meet the individual learners needs.  
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For example, due to the nature of many the patients’ literacy and numeracy skills would have an impact on how I would plan the session.   Based on results from their assessment I would adapt my teaching strategies ranging from demonstrations to a group, working on a one to one basis and instructing the learner or use prepared handout. By using my professional...