THIS INTERACTIVE TEXTBOOK PROVIDES ALL THE UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO PASS YOUR COURSE, COMMUNICATED IN A USER-FRIENDLY AND PRACTICAL MANNER
The Award in Education and Training is the entry qualification for teaching in a range of learning contexts across the further education and skills sector. It comprises three units, which are fully covered by this textbook. These are as follows:
Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training
Understanding Assessment in Education and Training
This interactive textbook is written for all awarding organisations and focuses on each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of these three units, provides examples of current practice in the sector and adopts a user-friendly approach to explaining concepts and principles. It is therefore essential reading for anyone hoping to pass the Award in Education and Training, as well as gaining a fuller appreciation of the subject and practice in the sector.
The author provides a range of professional perspectives when examining topics, which should prove useful for the course and also in preparing to enter the sector. He draws on his extensive experience as a lecturer, senior manager, educational consultant and on his work with external bodies, such as the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as a Reviewer and awarding organisations as an Examiner, Standards Verifier and Centre Quality Reviewer. This experience ensures the currency and relevance of the examples used in this textbook.
The principal benefits to the reader of this textbook are as follows:
It is written by an experienced practitioner with extensive experience across the further education and skills sector, occupying a variety of roles;
It adopts a practical approach to topics, reflecting current practice in the sector;
It is clearly written and easy to understand;
It includes self-test questions;
It fully addresses each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria in a systematic way, which makes completing the course and assessments in a short timeframe achievable;
It provides a broader range of information and examples, which should prove useful when preparing to enter the sector, such as attending job interviews for teaching related posts.
This interactive textbook has the following unique feature
It is regularly updated by the author, taking account of the latest changes in the further education and skills sector;
The following textbooks complement this interactive textbook:
Meeting the Assessment Requirements of the Award in Education and Training
(This textbook provides detailed guidance on how to structure responses to assessment tasks.)
Micro-teach Masterclass: Preparing and delivering your micro-teach for the Award in Education and Training and for interviews in teaching
(This textbook provides a comprehensive step-by-step approach to researching, planning, delivering and evaluating your micro-teach. It is suitable for individuals who desire a detailed understanding of the processes involved in micro-teaching, the practices in the sector, cross-referenced to the new Ofsted common inspection framework 2015, professional standards and the SEND code of practice; it is also relevant to individuals who are preparing for teaching and training related job interviews.)