Level 3 Award in Education and Training

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Alisha Wall
Unit A: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
1.1 The primary role of a teacher is to teach. They have to take into consideration the role in which they take to enable learners to learn.
As a teacher they need to be motivated, showing passion for what they are teaching with a good knowledge of the chosen subject. The session would be planned which would allow the teacher to be confident in delivering what is required in the time allocated.
The teacher will continuously carry out assessments and reviews taking into consideration the surroundings, the schedule, themselves and their learners in order that aims and objectives are met and
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2.2 The teacher would need to promote appropriate behaviour and respect for others in the ground rules. Although this is not always adhered to by learners the teacher would make clear to the individual that inappropriate behaviour would not be tolerated and ask them to remain quiet or leave the session depending on the severity of the behaviour. Distractions from learners has the potential to distract others, therefore wasting time and potentially leading to the early commencement of the session.
3.1 The teaching profession will rely on the support or knowledge of other professions. The teacher may require a practical element to the session which would require a competent practitioner in that particular field. The teacher would recognise their own limitations and be able to signpost and make appropriate referrals to awarding bodies, exam boards, colleagues, counsellors or learning support specialists.
3.2 & 3.3 The teaching role is bound by their code of practice and legislation. The teacher would be able to advice/recommend the learner of a more knowledgeable professional enabling the individual to receive the appropriate opportunity to enhance their knowledge in a certain field. They would understand the time frame in which to complete a course given to by the awarding body. The teacher may be bound to the classroom and be in breach of Health and Safety by moving a session elsewhere.
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