Roles and Responsibilities in Lifelong Learning

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Danny Bostock

Roles and responsibilties in lifelong learning.

Case study of a teacher/tutor/trainer in the lifelong learning sector.

This role may be drawn from from a part of the sector in which you work, or where you wish to work. Where appropriate, it will be acceptable for some of your information to be summarised in tables, charts or diagrams.

You must include:

Clear evidence of relevant reading
Inportant principles
Professional values
Atleast 3 references to support your findings

Word count = 500-800 (+/- 10%)

Summarise key aspects of legislation,regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities

As a consequence of a lawsuit which led to the life sentences of Marie-Thérèse Kouao and Carl Manning for the abuse and eventual murder of Victoria Climbie in 2003 a public enquiry was launched, which widely criticized many services put into place to protect children. Many failings where found and as a result a series of government measures where put into place to reduce the risks to vulnerable children and young adults.

The most relevant to the case of Victoria Climbie was the introduction of the children act 2004, and a new strategy ECM ('every child matters -change for children') ,this was designed to repair the flawed system which led to such blinding incompetance from various departments as a result of not communicating with each other and sharing their findings in order to cross reference them. This has so far made huge improvements to the amount of support 0 to 19 year olds receive and as a result reduced the chances of repitition of cases such as this.

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Danny Bostock

As part of this development towards higher levels of accountability in 2007 the learning and skills sector introduced a new framework of teacher qualification requirements which asked that all teachers, trainers and tutors working in colleges and other publicly funded organisations to...
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