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PTTLS - Assignment 1 Unit 008 - Raynor Gakhal-Heron

Monday 5th November 2012

1.1 Summarize Key Aspects of legislation, regularatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities.

The Institute for Learning code of Professional Practice came into force on 1 April 2008. The Code was developed by the profession, it outlines the behaviours expected of members for the benefit of learners and employers it is to ensure that the code of conduct is adhered to and incorporated within teaching. IfL is the independent professional body for teachers and trainers in further education (FE) an skills. As a teacher I would comply with the proffesional accreditation in order to meet the needs of learners, it would increase my status as a teacher by complying with the act by adhereing to learners Integrity, Respect, Care, Practice, Disclosure and Responsibility. The Health and Safety act 1974 is applied within teaching which comprises of several issues that must be adhered to such as my responsibility as a teacher to ensure that I comply with it and share my knowledge with learners. It is my duty to ensure that learners are aware and have been introduced to the legislation as part of the induction in the first session, it is my responsibiliy to share and deliver the important aspects of this key legislation.

The Equality Act 2010
As a teacher I would promote the The Equality Act 2010 by protecting learners by developing their knowlegde and experience, my role as a teacher is to ensure I protect learners by incorporating and discussing with learners and how to implemnent equality within society, such as age, gender, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, disability and expectant mother's. A a teacher I would consider making reasonable adjustments for students that may require additional assistant, in order for me to implement this I would identify this from meeting the student at first discussion point to enable me to assess and discuss any issues.

1.2 Analyse own responsibilities for promoting quality and diversity and valuing diversity. Diversity within an education setting is paramount to the learners, as the teacher It is my responsibility to define and deliver a session to learners proffesionally. To enhance this I would incorporate and create a learning encironment that is fair to learners regardless of age, sexual orientation and religion and belief, It is my responsibility to value people and create an inclusive learning culture for all learners. By promoting equality in teaching my aim is to ensure that each learner has the same equal of opportunity for the duration of the course who are motivated to learn to achieve their own goals. To meet the needs of each individual learner I would incorporate and promote the policies of the education establishment by selecting learners to share their background with the class. Having a diverse learner group can include race (coulour/origin) , gender male/female, gender identity, disability, age, religion, belief and sexual orientation. Being diverse within a classroom as a teacher I am able to promoting awareness of diversity within the classroom by sharing expereinces. Learners are able to share experiences from education to religion. The way I would identify this would be to progress with an ice breaker as an example this will enable the group to share and acknowledge the type of background each learner is. I would promote learner's needs and concerns by challenging each learner to share their background. As a teacher I would promote and share my knoelwgde with learners by frequently researching ways to improve and maintain methods of my responsibilities.

2.1 Analyse the boundaries between the teaching role and other professional roles. As a teacher I would deliver and share my proffesionalism, knowledge and skills with learners to promote and devlop their undertanding of boundaries. It would...
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