Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong learning Sector (PTLLS)
Subject: Assignment 1
Reference: Evaluate my Role and Responsibilities compared to Pages 12 and 13 of Ann Gravells’ PTLLs (The New Award) Book Prepared By: Graeme Mayhew
Date: 16th April 2012
Our Role and Responsibility within our Teaching Environment compared to the Listings on Pages 12 & 13 of Ann Gravells’ PTLLS book “The New Award”
Having been requested to review the above book pages 12 and 13 by Ann Gravells', where she outlines in Table 1.1 “Examples of teaching roles and responsibilities”, the roles and responsibilities of a teacher. Firstly it is felt that this needs to be geared to the environment in which my involvement occurs. The teaching involved here is for the benefit of employers and employees within the work environment governed by the Confederation of Aerial Industries (CAI). This organization monitors and sets out all relevant training within the Aerial, Satellite and Cable Television Industry. Most of the courses being taught are pre-written, with content and coursework previously set out by others, with the exception of one course that was written by myself and is currently being updated to fit in to the New Diploma being set out for this industry. In general having briefly reviewed the content of pages 12 and 13, most of these roles and responsibilities are concurrent and have a bearing on my role to teach the courses I am involved with. They are based around Kolb’s teaching Cycle Theory, this is identified in Ann Gravells' book PTLLS “The New Award” page 10. Firstly “Identifying Needs”, Secondly “Planning learning” Thirdly “Facilitating learning”, fourth “Assessing learning” lastly “Quality Assurance and Evaluation”. It must be stated at this point though, that there is no actual first or second or last in this cycle as they are all ongoing points that may change and vary throughout any course of teaching. Identifying Needs...
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