a) Legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice.
As young ambitious man looking to teach in a College where I can share my knowledge in Art and Design to help assist students in reaching their goals in the creative industries; as an aspiring teacher, I know I will have to follow all the current legislative requirements, regulatory requirement and codes of practices relevant to my subject, to cover myself and my students in the teaching environment.
The applicable legislations for teachers are the following.
The Sex Discrimination Act 1995: I will not discriminate, exclude or prevent students to access classes, courses, benefits or facilities provided by myself or the service provider on the basis of sex, gender reassignment or marital status.
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974: stipulates that it is the responsibility of the employer/organisation to protect people against dangers to health and safety in relation to their day to day activities at work. I will have to make the environment suitable for myself and the learners and make necessary adjustments depending on the agenda of the day.
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995: I will make sure that disabled students are given access to the same facilities available to other student and in some cases make necessary adjustments to help them continue their education as required by this act.
The Race Relations Act 1979 bans discrimination on the basis of race, colour, nationality or ethnicity in provision of services and facilities; education and employment which I will uphold and hence boost the confidence of pupils with low self esteem.
Every Child Matters 2003; Children's Act 1989: protects and promotes the welfare of children. It also promotes the nurturing of such children by their families as every child is entitled to getting support they need to be healthy, safe and; enjoy and achieve all round well being. I will involve every student in the lecture and deliver lessons that betters the...