This positive guide to professional issues in the Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies are used to help the reader place issues in a working context. It is ideal reading for trainees wanting to understand their responsibilities to students and professional colleagues. Of use to qualified teachers as well as trainees, this book is an essential guide to becoming a professional tutor and is matched to the professional and ethical components for achieving QTLS.
Dr Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education at Durham University and leads Durham's MSc in Educational Assessment. With a background in further and adult education, he has researched and published widely on a range of issues relating to learning, teaching and assessment.
The classroom and the college Working in the lifelong learning sector Codes of practice Continuing professional development Working with young people Defining professionalism Reflective practice The centrality of learning and learner autonomy Equality, entitlement and inclusiveness