Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Life Long Learning

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Roles, responsibilities and relationships in life long learning

In this essay I shall be looking at the roles. Responsibilities and relationships in life long learning In teaching life long learning it is vitally important for the students needs that the tutor understands the current legislation In order to achieve this it is important to have an understanding of legislation and codes of practice

Key aspects of legislation and codes of practice

The IFL (institute for learning) regulate the code of practice for the teaching of life long learning, this is an independent professional body that provides a register of teachers and trainers, it also promotes professional development and represents members when dealing with other organisations

General legislation that trainers/ teachers need to adhere to includes: Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) the aim of this act is to protect children and vulnerable adults; this is done by checking information held by local police force and lists of people barred from working with children and adults which are kept by the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA)

The Equality Act (2010) This act covers nine protected characteristics which cannot be used as a reason to treat people unfairly. Every person has one or more of the protected characteristics, so this means that the act protects everyone against unfair treatment. The nine characteristics are 1 age

2 disability
3 gender reassignment
4 race
5 sex
6 sexual orientation
7 religion or belief
8 marriage or civil partnership
9 pregnancy or maternity

Roles, responsibilities and boundaries

Role, responsibilities and boundaries are key parts of a teacher’s role as an educator, which are used within the assessment framework of a teacher/training cycle. This teacher training cycle consists of five processes:

1. Identify Needs – Before a course of learning begins the learners needs and their suitably for the course should be assessed, This can be done in...
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