The teaching and learning cycle This is called a cycle as you may start at any point and continue but all of the points must be completed to be successful. The five points are: * Identify needs
* Quality assurance and evaluate
Identify needs: information is needed in order to find out what both yours, and your prospective student’s, needs are. This should be gathered and processed before you start to teach. When learners enrol, general information about that person can be used to help us and to help them, for example, if the new learner has disclosed that they have any disabilities such as ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia or need any specialist equipment. Initial assessments can also give us some additional information such as present skills, knowledge also identify individual learning styles. You will need to know your own boundaries within your personal teaching role, for example, it may be possible that you have to know when to refer a learner to a professional within your teaching, environment; this could be to student services, a specialist in a specific disability, counsellor or an agency for further assessment or help. If you don’t take this action and try to deal with a matter like this yourself, it may lead you to become too personal with your learners. You might think you are doing the right thing but a specialist in the certain area will be able to deal with this efficiently and professionally. This is to ensure you meet the needs of the individual learner. With...