Name of learner: Jenny Whittaker Date: 14.10.10
C & G (7303) Level 4
Theory Assignment No.1
Review what your role, responsibilities and boundaries as a teacher would be in terms of the teaching in terms of the Teaching/Training Cycle:
“Teaching and learning should be a structured process, teaching will follow a cycle and the teacher makes use of this to ensure achievement”. Wilson, L. (2009) p15, Practical Teaching, A guide to PTLLS & DTLLS, 1st Edition, Andover, Delmar Cengage Learning.)
This assignment seeks to explore how teachers structure work as professionals. Teacher’s responsibilities and boundaries are clearly illustrated in the IFL Code of Practice (April 2008). These are listed under six separate “domains” or as I prefer to say – stages of a cyclical review: These 6 processes act as a “live” document, which directly inform and impact upon all teaching activities and seek to encourage personal CPD (continuing professional development) by seeking to influence and shape the development of any teaching role.
City and Guilds have produced a useful assessment for evaluating the training cycle, entitled, “ A Systematic Approach to Training” which serves as a reflective cycle. This was given to me as a course handout.
The cycle compliments the IFL Code of Practice (2008). In developing their role and responsibilities, teachers and trainers must demonstrate their ability to address inclusivity both in the classroom and beyond. The six key areas highlight the following topics: integrity, respect, care, practice, disclosure and responsibility. I shall be focusing on each of these areas later on in my assignment.
These standards seek to...