Achieving Your Award in Education and Training

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

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THIS TEXTBOOK PROVIDES ALL THE UP-TO-DATE 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 " This textbook 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 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 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." This textbook has the following unique feature "It is regularly updated by the author, taking account of the latest changes in the further education and skills sector." The following textbooks complements this textbook: "Micro-teach Masterclass: Preparing and delivering your micro-teach for the Award in Education and Training and for interviews in teaching" This textbook provides a comprehensive step-by-step approach to researching, planning, delivering and evaluating your micro-teach. It is suitable for individuals who desire a detailed understanding of the processes involved in micro-teaching, the practices in the sector, cross-referenced to the new Ofsted common inspection framework 2015, professional standards and the SEND code of practice; it is also relevant to individuals who are preparing for teaching and training related job more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 17.27mm | 653.17g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Special
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514153092
  • 9781514153093

About Nabeel Zaidi

Nabeel has been in the further education sector since 1996, occupying various lecturing, middle and senior management and consultancy roles, including working with several awarding organisations, undertaking quality assurance assignments, delivering professional training to the education sector on equality and diversity and the Ofsted common inspection framework and developing and delivering on undergraduate and post-graduate business management programmes and teaching qualifications. He is also a Reviewer for the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and runs his own college and consultancy company. Nabeel holds various academic and professional qualifications and titles, including being a qualified Barrister, an MBA in Educational Management (University of Leicester), a Certificate in Education (Institute of Education), a Post-Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills (Inns of Court School of Law / City University), a Master's degree in Law (University College London), a degree in Law (Queen Mary's College, University of London), and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management more

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