A new edition of this essential text for all those working towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Tailored to meet the demands of the new qualification and latest ETF Standards, it incorporates key information on reflective practice, study and research skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language is combined with a critical approach that clearly relates practical examples to the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include key definitions, extended case studies, critical questions and chapter reflections. This second edition has been fully updated throughout and now includes additional material on critical thinking and a new chapter on technology enhanced teaching and learning.
Lynn Machin is Award Leader and Senior Lecturer within the School of Education at Staffordshire University. She has over 20 years' experience of teaching in post-14 education. Lynn has had a variety of roles within initial teacher education (ITE) including developing and writing the modules that make up the suite of qualifications within ITE in the FE and Skills Sector. Duncan Hindmarch is Award Leader for Lifelong Learning Teacher Training and the Foundation Degree in Education at Staffordshire University. He has over 15 years' teaching experience, having worked overseas and in the UK. With a background in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages, he has been involved in developing and delivering ESOL and Initial Teacher Training programmes since 2005. Sandra Murray is a Curriculum Leader and Advanced Practitioner in the Department of Teacher Training at Newcastle-under-Lyme College. She has a wide range of experience supporting and teaching teachers in the lifelong learning sector and has been teaching on Initial Teacher Education programmes since 2005. Tina Richardson is an Award Leader and Manager of the Lifelong Learning Development Centre within the School of Education at Staffordshire University. She has worked in compulsory, further and higher education, with the last 15 years focusing on Adult Literacy, Language and Numeracy and teacher education for the FE and Skills Sector. Tina has worked on a consultancy basis for a number of organisations such as LSIS, SVUK and CfBT.
Critical thinking in further education Reflection and evaluation on own practice Roles, responsibilities and professional relationships in education and training Learners and their individual needs Assessment principles, practices and processes Communication Inclusive learning and managing behaviour in the classroom Planning for teaching, learning and assessment Technology enhanced teaching and learning Practice of teaching Curriculum development and evaluation Wider Professional Practice Research and scholarship Study Skills and requirements of the minimum core
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2nd edition fully updated throughout including a new section on how to think critically and a completely new chapter on technology enhanced teaching and learning