Prepare to Teach in the Life Long Sector Essay

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City and Guilds 6302 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Unit 001 Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning Assessment Task 1 By Lee John Mitchell Date 11th July 2013 Unit 001 Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning Introduction In this assignment I am going to be discussing the roles, responsibilities and relationships teachers have within the lifelong learning sector. I will be looking at boundaries teachers may face and how best to overcome them. I will discuss the importance of legislation within the work place to ensure practice and teaching is up to date. I will also look at the importance of the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity. By looking at these aspects within lifelong learning sector and relating them to my current role I will become a better teacher of my profession. 1. Understand own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning 1.1 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities. Legislation and codes of practise are fundamental in both learning and working environment to ensure they are free from prejudice, discrimination and bullying. Legislation is a law or group of laws which includes Acts of Parliament and is usually enforceable through the courts. Codes of practise are rules and regulations issued by an official body or professional association which help members comply with legislation. It is also important as a teacher to understand the Institute for Learning (IfL) codes of practice, these include: • Professional Integrity - Using reasonable professional judgement, upholding the reputation of the profession, complying with all reasonable assessment and quality procedures and obligations and upholding the standing and reputation of the institute. • Respect –
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