The Lifelong Learning Sector
Unit 9: 1.1,1.2,1.3,1.4,2.1,2.2,2.3,3.1,3.2,3.3,4.1,4.2,4.3
1. In tabular format, produce a profile of the lifelong learning sector with analysis of its scope and nature; to include:
a) Analysis of the ways in which areas of the lifelong learning sector differ from other sectors
b) Definition and evaluation of the roles of key relevant agencies which contribute from within the sector
c) A glossary of terms used within the sector, with a critical analysis of their relevance to learners.
2. Critically review the ways in which policy has developed in relation to the lifelong learning sector. Identify key policies relating to lifelong learning, and evaluate them in relation to their rationale. Critically review the context in which these policies have developed and how they impact on the sector.
3. Explore and evaluate the role, purpose and impact of quality and quality improvement, funding and inspection agencies in the lifelong learning sector. Produce an evaluation of your own organisation with reference to the mechanisms and processes for inspection, self-assessment and quality improvement. Compare your findings.
MENTOR FEEDBACK Criteria | Achieved YES/NO | Feedback | 1.1 Analyse the profile of the lifelong learning sector | | | 1.2Analyse ways in which areas of the lifelong learning sector differ from other sectors | | | 1.3 Define and evaluate the roles of key relevant agencies within the lifelong learning sector | | | 1.4 Define and analyse language and terminology specific to the lifelong learning sector | | | 2.1 Critically review the context of policy development, discussing the impact on key UK policies relating to lifelong learning | | | 2.2 Analyse the underpinning rationale in relation to a range of policies relating to lifelong learning | |