You are working as Lecturer/Teacher/Trainer in a further education sector. You are responsible for teaching diverse class with students who have some learning difficulties as well. You have not worked in such an environment although management and senior colleagues are there to support you in case you have any challenges. Your aim is to become a staff member who is in great demand by students and also has work to accomplish quality assurance framework while delivering sessions, and assessing students.
You are supposed to consider your own working context or choose a working environment which you are familiar with. In any case you must produce references of the work place chosen and also review related documents.
Note: You are required to review recent articles, books and other relevant literature. Wikipedia is strictly not allowed for references to answer any part of the task given. You must reflect practical understanding of each question and are required to provide candid academic references of any evidence you have in relation to the answer.
Task 1: Report
You are required to submit a report. The report should be addressed to your current college management answering all the questions in provided below;
1.1 Define the concept of professionalism and dual professionalism in education and training
1.2 Explain ways in which own professional values influence own practice in an area of specialism
You are required to respond to the following questions with some real life examples;
2.1 Explain ways in which social, political and economic factors influence education policy
2.2 Analyse the impact of current educational policies on curriculum and practice in own area of specialism
Task 3: Report
You should provide precise response, keep in mind this report would be shared with awarding bodies.
3.1 Explain the roles of stakeholders and external bodies in education and training
3.2 Explain how being accountable to stakeholders and external bodies impacts on organisations in education and training
3.3 Explain why it is important to work in partnership with employers and other stakeholders in education and training
3.4 Analyse the impact of being accountable to stakeholders and external bodies on curriculum design, delivery and assessment in own area of specialism
Task 4: Report
Assuming you are given an opportunity on induction day and you need to respond these questions with focus to new staff that are going to join;
4.1 Explain key aspects of policies, codes of practice and guidelines of an organisation
4.2 Analyse the impact of organizational requirements and expectations on curriculum practice in own area of specialism
Task 5: Report
Imagine you are selected as one of the best teachers in response of students’ feedback and now you need to write a report to senior management who is head office based;
5.1 Analyse the quality improvement and quality assurance arrangements of own organisation
5.2 Explain the function of self-assessment and self-evaluation and the quality cycle
5.3 Evaluate a learning programme taking account of the quality maintenance of own organization
5.4 Identify areas for improvement in the learning programme taking account of the outcomes of evaluation