1.3 State points of referral available to meet the potential needs of learners
There are different ways in which someone can learn. These are visual, teaching with a use of pictures, diagrams, films, handouts etc, auditory where the pupil listens in for the form of a lecture and kinaethestic, where the individual will learn by doing things, such as feeling, and holding, touching and other practical hands on experiences.
In some types of learning the other senses can be used, for example, when cooking, the use of taste and smell is very important.
Identify other points of referral available to meet the potential
needs of students
It is important to for teachers to ensure they have points of referral. This means
that if a student has a problem that the teacher cannot deal with on their own,
they are able to refer the student to someone appropriate.
• Support services within your company
• Counselling services
• Debt management services
• Occupational health services
• Learning support services
• Educational support services
• The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) –A Charitable
organisation promoting adult education and acquisition of basic skills for all
• BBC websites – Source of extensive information on current affairs
• Samaritans – Helpline offering emotional support to anyone in distress 24
hours a day, 7 days a week (http://www.samaritans.org).
• Drugsline – Confidential helpline for drug users and their friends and relatives
• Citizen’s Advice Bureau – Citizens’ Advice provide free
information and guidance on many legal and financial issues
• Shelter – Charity for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness
• Childline – Charity for children who are at risk or in danger or who require
emotional support or confidential...