Reflective Practice in Education and Training

Author: Jodi Roffey- Barentsen
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446281302
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a practical guide to reflective practice for teachers and trainee teachers in the FE and skills sector. Reflective practice is a key element of teaching and this comprehensive and accessible guide introduces and explains this area of practice for trainee and new teachers. It asks 'what is reflective practice?' and includes an exclamation of the processes of reflection and tips on reflective writing. Many trainees and new teachers need support in reflective practice. Written for all those working towards QTLS, this text gives practical guidance on how to become a reflective practitioner and examines how this relates directly to teaching in the FE and skills sector, and how reflection can benefit teaching. This second edition includes new chapters on 'reflective teaching and learning' and 'reflection-re-action', a new Theory Focus feature. Richard Malthouse has extensive knowledge of education and training in the UK and abroad. He currently works in training design and performance needs analysis for a large law enforcement agency. Alongside this, Richard is the director of a successful company offering coaching to individuals. Richard is a Doctor of Education and a Fellow of the Institute of Learning. Jodi Roffey-Barentsen is Programme Manager of the BA (Hons) in Education and the Foundation Degree in Learing Support at Farnborough College of Technology and is involved in a range of initial teacher training programmes. Jodi also works as a consultant for the Institute of Learning. Jodi is a Doctor of Education and a fellow of the Institute for Learning.

Reflective Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jodi Roffey-Barentsen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844455475
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A major element of CPD is reflective practice and many trainee and new teachers are unsure about what is actually involved in the process and how to get the most from it. The book introduces and contextualises reflective practice within Continuing Professional Development. It introduces and defines the subject, places it in context in relation to new regulations, details how to accurately record reflective practice and explains how to use it to enhance teaching and learning. It provides comprehensive support and practical advice and is closely linked to the new Professional Standards in Teaching, Tutoring and Training.

The Lifelong Learning Sector Reflective Reader

Author: Susan Wallace
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781844456345
Format: PDF
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This book provides an overview of the Lifelong Learning Sector while also helping students engage with professional writing. Each chapter in the book is presented as an independently authored 'paper' concentrating on a key theme, including professionalism, reflective practice and how previous experience can shape teaching. Guidance and discussion notes follow to help the reader evaluate the writing and approach, and activities are included to develop the readers' own professional skills in reading and writing. This is an invaluable text for all those working towards QTLS, covering key content, demystifying academic writing, and encouraging reflective reading and practice.

Achieving QTLS status

Author: Sharron Mansell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526461609
Format: PDF
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If you are considering or working towards QTLS status, this text is for you. Over 20,000 practitioners have achieved QTLS status since 2008. The process was redesigned in 2016 therefore the time is right for a book like this. It will help anyone to understand the Professional Standards, which are used as the basis to gain QTLS status. This new text is a user friendly and clear guide to achieving QTLS status and is linked to the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. Appropriate for anyone who wishes to maintain their practice in accordance with the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers Written in an accessible language for anyone aiming to achieve QTLS status, and/or to have parity with QTS Information regarding the minimum core, and observed teaching practice is included The content will help practitioners to have a positive impact upon their job role, their learners, their organisation and their career

Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857255916
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This positive guide to professional issues in the Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies are used to help the reader place issues in a working context. It is ideal reading for trainees wanting to understand their responsibilities to students and professional colleagues. Of use to qualified teachers as well as trainees, this book is an essential guide to becoming a professional tutor and is matched to the professional and ethical components for achieving QTLS.

Learning Theory and Classroom Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jim Gould
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857258184
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book supports all trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector working towards QTLS in their understanding of the key learning theories and how these can be applied to their teaching. Existing teachers within the sector will also find this book a valuable resource for refreshing their knowledge and continuing their professional development. Each learning theory is explored in clear and accessible language, considering the implications for planning, teaching, assessment and classroom management. Readers are encouraged to think critically about learning theories and the implications for classroom practice. Points for reflection, teaching and learning activities, and useful summaries are included throughout. This new edition has been fully revised to include a wider range of learning theories as well as annotated further reading and a glossary of useful terms.

Achieving Your Award in Education and Training

Author: Liz Keeley-Browne
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335264379
Format: PDF, ePub
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A helpful handbook addressing the five core practical teaching skill units for the new level IV certificate in education and training.

Doing Research in Further Education and Training

Author: Susan Wallace
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446281752
Format: PDF, ePub
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Research is an essential component of professional practice. Whether it be action research in a specialist subject or a more formal empirical study, research can improve the quality of teaching and and enhance professional development. This text is a guide to a range of approaches written specifically for teachers and trainee teachers in the Further Education and Skills Sector. The text covers all aspects of research and explores how research through day-to-day investigations can enhance practice. In all chapters, examples and real-life scenarios from the Further Education and Skills Sector are included, helping the reader to link theory and practice. Whether you need to complete a research project for your teaching qualification, or you need to understand how action research can support your professional development, this text will give you the essential, focused guidance you need.

Curriculum Studies in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Author: Jonathan Tummons
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781844451937
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Curriculum is a key issue for teachers and trainers in the learning and skills sector. It shapes the programmes that are taught, and dictates which students can have access to courses and which cannot. This book provides an accessible overview of the key issues surrounding the curriculum within the learning and skills sector. Written for all those working towards QTLS, it provides examples and case studies that show these issues within working FE colleges, adult education centres and work-based learning contexts, as well as offering succinct summaries of key theories and debates relating to the curriculum.