The Award in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 147391292X
Category: Education
Page: 248
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The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured around the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, it includes full coverage of all units as well as information relevant to the Learning and Development units. Examples, activities and checklists help link theory to practice. The text is written for all learners and all awarding organisations. This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. • A key text for the new Award in Education and Training. • Contents specifically follow the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, and match the qualification requirements. • Readable, relevant and easy to understand. • Provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience. • An excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications.

Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446296059
Category: Education
Page: 136
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This is an essential text for all learners taking the Award in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with. It's readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps both in-service and pre-service learners to fully understand the requirements of the Award, and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This book will: help learners with their written assessments towards the three main units of the Award give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement help learners with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach give guidance for giving and receiving feedback This is a companion title to The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells.

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

The New Award
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857257749
Category: Education
Page: 176
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This highly popular and accessible guide to the PTLLS Award is a comprehensive introduction to teaching in a variety of settings within the lifelong learning sector. This includes further education, adult and community learning, work-based learning, the forces and offender learning and skills. It is easy to read with plenty of practical activities and examples throughout and the content is fully linked to the Teacher Training Standards. This Fifth Edition is written for the four unit PTLLS Award. The book reflects current practice at levels 3 and 4 and 'extension actitivities' specifically target those taking the Award at Level 4. Chapters are based around the teaching and learning cycle and are focused on the PTLLS assessment criteria. updated for the four unit PTLLS Award contents specifically follow the teaching and learning cycle and match the qualification requirements the text is readable, relevant and easy to understand provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience an excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications Moving to the new Award in Education and Training? The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells

Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training

A Guide for Teachers and Trainers in the FE and Skills Sector
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526417421
Category: Education
Page: 576
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The only all-encompassing guide to everything you need to know to teach and train in post compulsory education!

Achieving your Award in Education and Training (AET): The Comprehensive Course Companion Special Edition


Author: Nabeel Zaidi
Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd
ISBN: 1514153092
Category: Education
Page: 298
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THIS TEXTBOOK PROVIDES ALL THE INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE YOU NEED TO PASS THE COURSE, COMMUNICATED IN A USER-FRIENDLY AND PRACTICAL MANNER The Award in Education and Training is the entry qualification for teaching in a range of learning contexts across the further education and skills sector. It comprises three units, which are fully covered by this textbook. These are as follows: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training Understanding Assessment in Education and Training It also includes detailed guidance on how to structure effective responses for assessments across the assessment criteria of all three units. Such guidance is normally sold as a separate textbook. However, it is included in this special edition, which should lead to a considerable cost saving to the purchaser. This textbook is written for all awarding organisations and focuses on each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of these three units, provides examples of current practice in the sector and adopts a user-friendly approach to explaining concepts and principles. It is therefore essential reading for anyone hoping to pass the Award in Education and Training, as well as gaining a fuller appreciation of the subject and practice in the sector. The author provides a range of professional perspectives when examining topics, which should prove useful for the course and also in preparing to enter the sector. He draws on his extensive experience as a lecturer, senior manager, educational consultant and on his work with external bodies, such as the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as a Reviewer and awarding organisations as an Examiner, Standards Verifier and Centre Quality Reviewer. This experience ensures the currency and relevance of the examples used in this textbook. The principal benefits of this textbook to the reader are as follows: It is written by an experienced practitioner with extensive experience across the further education and skills sector, occupying a variety of roles; It adopts a practical approach to topics, reflecting current practice in the sector; It includes detailed guidance on structuring effective responses to assessment tasks; It is clearly written and easy to understand; It fully addresses each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria in a systematic way, which makes completing the course and assessments in a short timeframe achievable; It provides a broader range of information and examples, which should prove useful when preparing to enter the sector, such as attending job interviews for teaching related posts. Please note that the Pdf / "scanned pages" version of this textbook is identical to the print version of the textbook, including content and page numbers, which will make it easier to cite. If you would like a print version of the textbook, you can order it through Createspace (https://www.createspace.com/5532585). Prices are quoted in USA Dollars, but shipment is in the UK and tends to be very prompt. Alternatively, you can purchase from Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Achieving-your-Award-Education-Training/dp/1514153092/), which sources it from Createspace.

Passing PTLLS Assessments


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257900
Category: Education
Page: 152
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This is an essential text for all PTLLS candidates no matter which awarding organisation they are with. It gives key advice on completing written and practical assessments, and helps both in-service and pre-service candidates fully understand the requirements of the Award and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This Second Edition is updated for the four unit PTLLS. This book: @! helps candidates with their written assessments, with information on the four units of the PTLLS Award @! gives guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence @! helps candidates with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach @! gives guidance for giving and receiving feedback This text is a companion title to the best selling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award. It can also be used alongside Study Skills for PTLLS. Together, these texts provide complete coverage of the PTLLS Award.

Passing Assessments for the Certificate in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473904935
Category: Education
Page: 192
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This is an essential text for anyone taking the Certificate in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation you are registered with or who your learners are. It’s readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps all learners to understand the requirements of the qualification and to evidence their achievement towards the mandatory units. The book gives advice regarding study skills, academic writing and referencing, reflective practice, teaching practice and observations, and the minimum core. The book will: Help learners with the written assessments towards the five mandatory units of the Certificate Give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement Help learners understand the requirements of observed teaching practice Give guidance on how to evidence the minimum core requirements of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT

Study Skills for PTLLS


Author: Jacklyn Williams,Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857258885
Category: Education
Page: 168
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PTLLS candidates often find their studies challenging - some are returning to study after a long break and others have no previous experience of study at this level. This accessible book provides all candidates with a study skills guide specifically tailored to PTLLS Award, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with. This Second Edition has beem updated for the four unit PTLLS Award and includes new information on referencing and e-portfolios. This text covers the different methods through which PTLLS is delivered, helping candidates to study more effectively. It helps candidates: -prepare for the award, with advice on interpreting the skills needed for PTLLS and the requirements at levels 3 and 4 -make the most of their taught sessions and self study time by examining effective note taking, group activities, research and resource evaluation -succeed in their practical sessions, including tips on effective presentations and the use of ICT This text is a companion title to the bestselling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award. It cal also be used alongside Passing PTLLS Assessments. Together, these texts provide complete coverage of the qualification, helping candidates with all aspects of their study and practice.

Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857252616
Category: Education
Page: 144
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This is a core text aimed at the mandatory CTLLS unit for Levels Three and Four which all trainees working towards ATLS need to successfully complete. Structured around the content of the unit, all chapters are linked to the QTLS professional standards. This Second Edition has been fully revised and updated in line with changes to the TAQA Assessor Awards and includes a new 'extension activity' for those taking the unit at Level Four. With helpful activities and case studies throughout, this is an accessible guide enabling trainees to understand how to use assessment effectively in their learning and teaching.

Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857256998
Category: Education
Page: 200
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Written for students of the Certificate and Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS and DTLLS), this title is a comprehensive course book for the popular optional unit Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It is relevant for all students, whatever their awarding organization and whether they are taking the unit at Level 3 or Level 4. All chapters are linked to the QTLS standards and provide comprehensive coverage, closely following the content of the unit, while examples and activities are included to ehnache learning. This Second Edition now includes 'extension activities' specifically for Level 4 students and has been updated following the Equality Act 2010. This title will help anyone teaching in a variety of lifelong learning settings and can also be used when providing in-service CPD training for staff.

Principles and Practices of Assessment

A guide for assessors in the FE and skills sector
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473967481
Category: Education
Page: 184
View: 402
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This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an assessor in the further education and skills sector. It has all the information you need to work towards the assessment units for qualifications such as: the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training, or the assessment units of the Learning and Development (TAQA) qualification. The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in a really accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of assessment in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed assessment documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering: principles of assessment planning for assessment types and methods of assessment assessment practice giving feedback recording progress and achievement quality assurance evaluation This third edition has been updated to bring the book in-line with all qualifications that include assessing learning. This is your guide to understanding how to use assessment effectively in your teaching and assessing role.

Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844456188
Category: Education
Page: 128
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All teachers working in further or adult education settings must achieve the new QTLS teaching standards. 'Delivering Employability Skills' is an optional unit on the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) and the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) qualifications. This easy-to-read and accessible text is aimed at trainees undertaking this unit, or existing teachers wishing to refresh their understanding of delivering employability skills as part of CPD. With links to the professional standards and practical activities and examples throughout, this book supports delivery of the subject in a variety of settings.

Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844458342
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Planning and Enabling Learning is a core unit of the Lifelong Learning teaching qualifications. This book addresses all the required learning outcomes and content of that unit, specifically targeted at learners taking the Certificate or Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS or DTLLS). This second edition includes a new feature for those aiming for level 4 achievement and is updated throughout with the latest concepts and terminology. Easy to read with practical activities and examples, this text is also fully linked to the QTLS Standards and the Minimum Core, making it essential reading for this unit.

The Certificate in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473904951
Category: Education
Page: 240
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This is the core textbook for the Certificate in Education and Training. This complete guide to the Certificate, from Learning Matters, covers all the content of the mandatory units in a reader-friendly and accessible way. The text develops the reader’s practical teaching skills and, through complete coverage of the content of the qualification prepares learners to teach in a wide variety of contexts. In all chapters real life examples illustrate what the theory means in practice and a reference list gives further resources to help learners with their research and study. Relevant for all learners and all awarding organisations. The book also includes information regarding teaching practice observations and the minimum core.

Achieving Your Award in Education and Training

A Practical Guide to Successful Teaching in the Further Education and Skills Sector
Author: Mary Francis,Jim Gould
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473907454
Category: Education
Page: 304
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Previously known as Achieving Your PTLLS Award, this third edition of the popular book comprehensively covers the new requirements for the new Level 3 Award in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector or broader workplace and adult learning settings. This updated third edition includes: Clear guidance on responsibilities and requirements for working in the Further Education and Skills sector How to motivate and communicate with learners through engaging teaching Pragmatic advice on planning and assessing learning Enhanced discussion of working with others, safeguarding, risk management, quality assurance requirements More case studies and activities that demonstrate how to link good practice to the classroom To further support your learning, visit www.sagepub.co.uk/francisgould3 for additional online resources. Previously known as Achieving Your PTLLS Award, this third edition of the popular book comprehensively covers the new requirements for the new level 3 Award in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector or broader workplace and adult learning settings. This updated third edition includes: • Clear guidance on responsibilities and requirements for working in the Further Education and Skills sector • How to motivate and communicate with learners through engaging teaching • Pragmatic advice on planning and assessing learning • Enhanced discussion of working with others, safeguarding, risk management, quality assurance requirements More case studies and activities that demonstrate how to link good practice to the classroom Additional web resources can be found at www.sagepub.co.uk/francisgould3.

Passing CTLLS Assessments


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857253719
Category: Education
Page: 160
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This is an essential text for all CTLLS candidates, whatever their awarding organisation. It is specifically written around the Lifelong Learning UK mandatory units for the CTLLS qualification and provides a comprehensive guide to the assessment requirements at levels 3 and 4. Self assessment activities measure progress towards the 'Planning and Enabling Learning' and 'Principles and Practice of Assessment' mandatory units, and there are links to the PTLLS mandatory unit and the optional units. Detailed guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence is provided so that candidates can prepare for and complete their formal assessments with confidence.

What is Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector?


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857257315
Category: Education
Page: 112
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This is a handbook for anyone considering a career in teaching in the lifelong learning sector. It offers an essential introduction to what it is like to teach in the sector. It considers the diversity of contexts, settings and students, covering all you need to know. It reviews the role of the teacher and offers advice on choosing what to teach and how to become qualified. Whether you are a skilled tradesperson, have specialist knowledge in a particular subject or simply enthusiastic about working with adults in an education role, this is your essential guide. -an easy-to-read and accessible guide to teaching in the Lifelong Lerning Sector -considers a diverse range of contexts, settings and students -written for anyone considering, approaching or beginning teaching in the lifelong learning sector This text is a companion title to the bestselling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award, helping candidates with all aspects of their study and practice.

Achieving Your TAQA Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer Award


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 085725717X
Category: Education
Page: 244
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A course book on assessment and internal quality assurance for all TAQA trainees.

The complete unit guide for the Award in Education and Training: Understanding Assessment in Education and Training


Author: Nabeel Zaidi
Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 139
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This textbook provides you with all the up-to-date information and guidance you need to pass first time. It focuses systematically on each of the assessment criteria in the unit and provides a suggested structure for drafting responses to meet the requirements of the unit’s assessment criteria. As a lecturer / trainer / tutor / assessor / curriculum manager, how do you ensure: 1. that all staff are clear about the type and methods of assessment available and how to adjust them to meet the needs of individual learners? 2. that learners are involved effectively in the assessment process and take responsibility for their own learning? 3. that the role and use of constructive feedback is understood and applied effectively and meets individual learners’ needs? and 4. that staff are fully aware of the requirement to keep records of assessment and its implications for the continued success of the learning provider? This textbook addresses each of these questions, with supporting research as needed, while remaining tightly focused on the unit’s assessment criteria. Whether you are delivering training or lectures to 16-18 year-olds, mature learners, professionals, managers or international students, with a range of learning and assessment needs and barriers to learning, this book will prove useful in preparing you not only for your unit assessment, but also for work in the sector. Most importantly, the book adopts a practical approach, which is supported by evidence and, where relevant, cross-referenced to Ofsted and QAA expectations. It is therefore suitable for those intending to enter teaching and training as well as those already involved in delivering or managing a programme. This textbook is mapped directly to each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit across all awarding organisations. It provides detailed practical explanation and links to various other resources so that whether you are new to teaching or already in a teaching or related role, there will be a detailed examination of approaches to assessment in education and training. The key benefits to the reader of this textbook are as follows: It is written by an experienced practitioner with extensive experience across the further education and skills sector, occupying a variety of roles; It adopts a practical approach to topics, reflecting current practice in the sector; It includes detailed guidance on structuring effective responses to assessment tasks; It is clearly written and easy to understand; It fully addresses each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria in a systematic way, which makes completing the unit and assessments in a short timeframe achievable; It provides a broader range of information and examples, which should prove useful when preparing to enter the sector, such as attending job interviews for teaching related posts. Other unit related publications for the Award in Education and Training include: The complete unit guide for the Award in Education and Training: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training The complete unit guide for the Award in Education and Training: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training The complete unit guide for the Award in Education and Training: Understanding Assessment in Education and Training Micro-teach Masterclass: Preparing and delivering your micro-teach for the Award in Education and Training and for interviews in teaching

Award in Education and Training: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training


Author: Nabeel Zaidi
Publisher: Education and Training Consultants Ltd
ISBN: 1511566337
Category: Education
Page: 42
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This textbook provides you with all the information you need to pass first time, since it focuses systematically on each of the assessment criteria in the unit. As a prospective or new lecturer / trainer / tutor / assessor, how do you ensure: 1. that you are clear about what is expected of you in the role of lecturer, trainer, tutor, or assessor? 2. that you are aware of the key legislation that applies to your existing or proposed role? 3. that you know how to identify and meet individual learners' needs? 4. that equality and diversity and appropriate behaviour are promoted within a safe learning environment? 5. that you understand the limits of your professional responsibilities and when to refer learners to other professionals? This textbook addresses each of these questions, with supporting research and links to additional resources or materials as needed, while remaining tightly focused on the unit's assessment criteria. There are opportunities to consider multiple perspectives, with a range of practical resources that are relevant to teaching, training, assessing, tutoring, quality assurance and educational management. This book is part of a series of books by the same author. The next book in this series is Award in Education and Training: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training. If you are new to teaching then this book is an ideal companion. It provides the information needed to complete the first mandatory unit of the Award in Education and Training (AET) and the Certificate in Education and Training (CET). It is mapped directly to each of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the unit across all awarding organisations. Books available in the Award in Education and Training series: 1. Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training (Book 1) 2. Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training (Book 2) 3. Understanding Assessment in Education and Training (Book 3) More in-depth reading relevant to this publication: 1. Embedding Equality and Diversity into the Curriculum - a literature review