Roles, Responsibilities and Relationship in Lifelong Learning

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. Understanding own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning. In my experience, the teacher is the key figure in making the learning process a success for the learner. We are a guide to the subject, responsible for creating a structured experience for the learner to navigate allowing for individual learning styles and methods to flourish. 1.1 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities. Examples of legislation and codes of practice are; Children Act (2004): Every Child Matters provided the legal underpinning for the Every Child Matters: Change for Children programme. “Well-being” is the term used in the act to define outcomes, which are being…show more content…
They must be able to communicate information clearly and concisely both literally and practically, plan and develop resources that can be drawn upon to enhance different peoples learning styles and reinforce learning. Responsibilities of the teacher are numerous and include keeping mandatory records such as registers, and records of students progress, attending meetings, marking, preparing and reviewing work. 1.4 Explain own role and responsibilities in identifying and meeting the needs of learners. Identifying variation in needs ensures that learners have equality throughout their learning experience. Planning and implementing various strategies throughout the course to support learners with various learning requirements such as VAK style or learners with dyslexia may benefit from having different colour and bigger fonts on the teacher’s projector screen can help tackle exclusion and inequality. If there is wheelchair users on the course the appropriate venue for teaching should be considered. For students that have a disability (such as being blind or deaf, etc.) it may be useful for the student to have learning support whilst attending the classes. Carefully prepared resources can also help with inclusive learning e.g. handouts should be in a font size which is big enough for partially impaired vision learners. Any resources need to be in simple English (i.e. avoid unnecessary jargon). A good layout
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