STL 18 – SUPPORT PUPILS LEARNING ACTIVITES K1. The role of a Learning Support Assistant is to support pupils with their learning development in line with the schools aims and policies. Working in the classroom a LSA works under the direction of the class teacher providing support to specific pupils on the ALN register and to assist the teacher in the management of the pupils. Learning Support Assistants are part of the SEN Department and work under the LSA Leader and the SENCO. K2.
A formativie assessment is a variety of informal and formal assessments measures that are used by teachers during the learning process in order to adapt teaching and learning activities to improve a child’s attainment in school, it is designed to give pupils feedback in order to improve in their learning and help a pupil understand what is expected of them in relation to their educational success and give ideas as to how to develop their work. In order for formative assessment to be effective, there must be a whole school approach which includes teachers in each year group assessing with subject leaders to ensure consistency within year groups in order to maintain high individual pupil progress. Informal/Formative teacher assessments are carried out by teachers throughout the course of their teaching by using assessment
For 3.3, you need to write a minimum of 2 paragraphs explaining your own role and responsibility and those of 3 others in a team: 1) SENCO (Special educational needs co-ordinator) The SEN Coordinator (SENCO), in collaboration with the head teacher and governing body, plays a key role in determining the strategic development of the SEN policy and provision in the school in order to raise the achievement of children with SEN The SENCO will co-ordinate additional support for pupils with SEN and liaise with their parents, teachers and other professionals who are involved with them. The SENCO has responsibility for requesting the involvement of an Educational Psychologist and other external services particularly for children receiving support at School Action and School Action Plus. This also includes general SEN assessments, administration and parental support. The SENCO should have the support of the head teacher and other teachers to try and develop effective ways of overcoming barriers to a child's learning and ensuring that they receive effective teaching through assessing the child’s needs and setting targets for improvement. SENCOs must also collaborate with curriculum co-ordinators at the school to make sure that the learning requirements of all children with SEN are given equal emphasis and priority.
Unit 307 support Assessment for learning 1.1 Compare and contrast the roles of the teacher and the learning support practitioner and assessment of learners, achievements Effective assessment plays a vital role in demonstrating how a teacher teaches and how pupils learn; it also allows a teacher to meet with other teachers to share examples of pupil’s progress and discuss why they think that child is working at that particular level. One of the main responsibilities of the class teacher is to monitor and assess pupil achievement in order to observe how all children in the class are progressing, assessing a pupil will also enable a child to recognise their own achievements in order to make progress in their own learning and allow teachers to adapt their teaching to a child’s individual needs. The teacher is responsible for following the curriculum, planning lessons and providing the necessary resources for the children, she will also develop and adapt learning activities to suit the requirements of individual groups of children who will need them that sets out a clear learning objective so that learner progress can be measured and to make the children aware of their learning intentions, this will decide whether that particular child requires more or less in their learning and targets will then be set for the child, if pupils have not made any advancement towards their learning objective, either the learning objective needs to be modified or adapted or the teaching tactics improved. A teacher’s responsibilities towards the children in their care also involve; • Deliver an on going record of each child’s progress in class. • Inform children about their individual performances and achievement’s.
Introduction In this assignment I am going to cover the role of the teacher, the responsibilities that they have in the education and training environment. I will also discuss how to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment for your learners. To end the essay I will discuss the relationship teachers have with other professionals who work in the education and training arena. The teaching role and responsibilities in education and training 1.1 Explain the teaching role and responsibilities in education A teacher adopts many roles within the learning environment and has many responsibilities. One of the key responsibilities I feel for a teacher is to provide information, wisdom.
Baseline data helps the teacher decide how far the child is from where he or she should be. It also helps the teacher to develop objectives and instructional plans. Determining Effectiveness of Instruction Another critical aspect of monitoring behavior is to assess the effectiveness of the program. Keeping track of the student's behavior helps the teacher make decisions about when instructional changes are needed to help the child make progress on his or her individualized objectives. Communicating About a Child's Progress Monitoring student's progress on objectives facilitates communication in the classroom, with parents, and with students.
| Senior Management team | The leadership or senior management team are often made up of the head teacher, deputy and heads of department. These professionals will often have more than one responsibility. Their role is to set the strategic direction of the school and then manage this. They will lead any changes and often ensure that the school is doing the best it can for those children who attend. The team must be aware of the current state of the school and manage this effectively, be imaginative in trying new ideas/initiatives in a manner that can get the whole school behind their ideas.
As it relates to student skills, teachers should teach life skills such as social skills and occupational awareness and exploration by involving students in group or club activities. Finally, teachers should provide the student and parents with immediate feedback and work with the student’s parents and school faculty in creating and implementing an IEP that is tailored and meet the student’s needs (Center for Parent Information &
TDA 2.5 School as organisation Cache Centre No: 383.000 fatima 2.1 Describe roles and responsibilities of: School governors Senior management team Other statutory roles e.g. SENCO Teachers Support staff School Governors Role: School governors play a very important role in a school. They are responsible for making sure the school provides a good quality of education. They worked together with the head teacher to ensure the policies are updated as well as managing the performance of staff. Senior management team: 1.
| Critically Evaluate the Formative Assessment Practices You Find in the Teaching of Information and Communication Technology in your Placement School | | CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2 LITERATRE REVIEW 2 Effective Planning 2 Focuses on how Students Learn 3 Central to Classroom Practice 3 Key Professional Skill 4 Emotional Impact 4 Affects Learner Motivation 5 Promotes Commitment to Learning Goals and Assessment Criteria 5 Helps Learners Know how to Improve 6 Encourages Self-assessment 6 Recognises all Achievements 7 CONTEXT 7 EVALUATION 8 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 9 BIBLIOGRAPHY 10 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Critically evaluate the formative assessment practices you find in the teaching of Information and Communication Technology in your placement school. INTRODUCTION This paper is about taking a critical look at Assessment for Learning and in particular, Formative Assessment. The ways that teachers use certain assessment tasks to check for understanding throughout the lessons that provide information which can be used to offer feedback to pupils so they can improve their performance; and assist with modifying the teaching and learning activities in future