Understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching:
To efficiently analyse the role, responsibilities and boundaries of the teaching/tutoring role in the lifelong learning first the three must be differentiated.
The Dictionary definitions outline these as the following:-
Role: The function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
Responsibilities: A thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
Boundaries: a limit of something abstract, especially a subject or sphere of activity
So within the scope of teaching the 'role' outlines the actions taken as a teacher/tutor, 'responsibilities' are the assumed obligations of the teaching role, the 'boundaries' highlight the limitations imposed upon the role.
The role of a teacher/tutor is very broad. The most obvious and perhaps most important is successfully passing on what they know about a certain subject area, creating opportunities for learning, helping to ensure that students have enough practice and motivation to pass the course in question. There is no doubt that the best teachers are experts in their own field and know how to pass on this expertise to others. It is also the role of the teacher/tutor to efficiently plan lesson delivery, find and prepare materials, assess learners, and indeed assess and re-evaluate your own teaching style. It is also important for the teacher/tutor to keep a record of lesson plan, attendance, assessments etc
The responsibilities of a teacher/tutors are the legal or moral obligations that dictate the role. This includes keeping your knowledge of the subject matter and changes within the field up to date, maintaining high standards in your work and conduct including appearance as you will be seen as a role model, and complying with the rules of the organisation you are part of as well as legislation and codes of...