Community Education Officer and Inclusion

1912 WordsJun 18, 20188 Pages
In order to understand the principles of inclusion and organisational structures which are in place within different professional contexts, it is important to expand on personal understanding of a variety of reflective learning models, as well as increasing awareness of inclusion and the diverse range of values which are contained within different ideologies of inclusive practices. Reflection on personal understanding of professional contexts and the variety of personal attributes which are required in order to develop and deliver to service users is equally important. Personal knowledge as well as being mindful of factors which can be further developed or improved upon will enable successful awareness of any primary issues of professional…show more content…
To conclude our learning, from the reflections we have made individually, we should keep these in mind within future forms of professional practice, for example, when we attend an interview in later life. Finally, using active experimentation in order to plan for the future and, in effect, practice our reflections and what we have learnt from them to successfully better ourselves professionally (Davies, C, unknown) The role of a Community Education Officer involves encouraging “educational and developmental activities to all members of the community, regardless of age.” AGCAS (2012). There are a variety of professional attributes which are required in order to qualify for this occupation and perform within the role to the best of ones personal ability, and, as with all occupations there will be aspects of the job in which, as a professional you can use to reflect and improve upon in the future. These professional attributes “are key skills that employers want to see in applicants...” Holmes (2009), Within this role, some of the professional attributes required include the ability to; provide empathy when required, organise your workload effectively, use multi-agency working in order to research, be supportive of the service user’s various needs, encourage learning whenever and wherever possible, work successfully alongside others in a team, as well as making sure that
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