Cu3812 Essay

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CU3812: Understanding own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning 1. Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities My role is to understand my responsibilities within legislation, regulatory and codes of practise. The key regulatory bodies are the health & safety at work act 1974, equal opportunities and discrimination. My role as a tutor is to promote and adhere to these rules and to ensure that the people I deal with also understand these codes of practice. Other responsibilities are the Data Protection 1998, Safeguard Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, Every Child Matters and The Copyright Act. Other legislations are The Children Act 2004, Equality Act 2010, Disability Discrimination Act 2005 and the United Nations Charter on Human Rights. I need to provide and maintain a safe and supportive environment as discussed by Abraham Maslow (1908-1970 where he mentions the idea of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. He argues that it is: ‘The role of the teacher is to create an environment where learners feel part of a group and all contributions have worth.’ There are boundaries within my role as a tutor where I need to understand the organisational structure of the company I work for, The needs of the candidates and the relevant professional bodies I may need to refer to. Other codes of practise will include timekeeping, dress code and disciplinary procedures within my organisation. These topics need to be discussed with my candidates at the beginning of a course. References: Maslow, A.H. (1943). ‘A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review’, 50(4), 370–96. Retrieved from 2. Explain own responsibilities for promoting equality and valuing diversity To promote equality and
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