Promoting inclusion, equality and diversity to future learners, would be a
way to help and support your students through out the course. As a tutor you
would be setting the best example to all students by not discriminating in
any way towards students. At the start of the term/course these values
should be discussed with the students. A tutor should also be familiar with
key aspects of current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the
subject and organization.
A tutor needs to involve all students in activities, being careful not to leave
any one out. There may be students with learning difficulties in which case
you may have to alter your scheme of work, or there may be a student with
cultural differences which may mean that the handouts would have to be
translated for them to read.
Every student has a right to participate and attend courses regardless. There
may be students of different race, religion, disability or elderly students, all
should be treated in the same way with the same rights to obtain a
As a tutor you will come across lots of different students through many
courses. All students are different, not just with race or disabilities, but also
in personality. You have to value all students regardless.
There is help for students if they are having difficulties in a group or they are
finding the course difficult. As a tutor you should know when a student may
be having problems, therefore you can refer them to another tutor for one to
one sessions, where the student may then find things easier.
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