City & Guilds 7303 L3/4 Tutor Barry Holmes
Learner ID: 01049010 Brenda Diskin
Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle – theory assignment 1 (23/09/09)
Roles, responsibilities and boundaries are qualities which the teacher/trainer incorporates into the teaching/training cycle; the cycle consists of identifying needs, planning and designing, delivery, assessment, and evaluation.
My role as a teacher/trainer is to first identify what needs to be taught by myself so that my students will be able to gain full benefit from the subject they are learning. One of the ways this can be implemented is by referring to a syllabus produced by an awarding body. I have to decide how long the course is going to take and produce a “scheme of work” to plan how and by what methods the learning is going to take place. My role also includes creating a safe learning environment and assessing individual learner’s needs and abilities. The gaining of my students trust and keeping them motivated are also part of my role, as is, the evaluating of each session’s aims and objectives to make sure they are meaningful and applicable to the students. Being knowledgeable and confident in the application of my subject and assessing the students understanding of what they have been taught are important areas of my teaching role.
In my role as teacher/trainer, I take responsibility for maintaining the quality of the teaching practice that I put forward to my students. My responsibilities are monitoring and assessing the students’ progress, making sure that learning has taken place whilst taking into account the learners changing needs. To encourage personal development and growth in the students, by asking them to reflect on how their new found...