Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

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Assignment 301 Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. Task B Reflective Account In this assignment I will discuss key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to my own role as a Creative Learning Practitioner working with adults. I will reflect on the Teacher/Training cycle and make reference to where my role is relevant and any boundaries involved when working with students in a creative setting. I will also reference ground rules and how to promote appropriate behaviour and respect within a safe learning environment. Legislation is essential in order for a civilised society to function effectively and appropriately and to provide standardised…show more content…
It is important to establish appropriate behaviour and respect for others in order to fully realise the potential of all within and to ensure each student is safe from both physical and psychological harm. Appropriate behaviour must apply to both student and teacher. I, as a teacher, must follow a Code of Practice in order foster individual growth and learning. The principles of Good Practice are to treat people with care, respect and dignity. To recognise that I, as a teacher, am a trusted representative of my work place. I must ensure communication with students is open and clear and assess the risks to my students of the activities by carrying out a thorough risk assessment before each session. As a teacher I must also ensure that I and my staff avoid physical contact with students except for reasons of health and safety, or under supervision. It is important to promote equality and value diversity within the learning environment as everyone has the basic right to be treated fairly. Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognises that their needs are met in different ways. As a teacher using the arts I choose my words of instructions carefully and have to consider everyones needs and abilities within the room when giving out instructions for tasks. For example if I am working with a group of disabled and non disabled students and I need them
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