This is a comprehensive guide to the requirements for achieving Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. This textbook is a complete guide to achieving QTLS. Key themes of teaching and learning are explored in the context of the lifelong learning sector, showing how these two processes are inextricably linked and how to apply these theories to practice. Each chapter contains: a map showing links to QTLS standards; formative activities to encourage practical application of the chapter content; case studies providing real-life examples; self-assessment questions enabling readers to test their knowledge and understanding; and, further reading references for those wishing to explore the themes in greater depth. This textbook is essential reading for anyone training to teach in the lifelong learning sector.
Dr Ewan Ingleby is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Teesside. Ewan has published books and journal articles on Early Years and Post-Compulsory Education. Dawn Joyce is Programme Leader for the University of Teesside's PGCE programmes. Dawn specialises in Post-Compulsory Education and CPD. Sharon Powell is Principal Lecturer for Collaborative Provision at the University of Teesside, UK. Sharon is an expert in Post-Compulsory Education and Study Skills.
Introduction; 1. Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector; 2. Teaching in the Learning and Skills Sector; 3. Theories and Principles for Planning and Enabling Learning and Assessment; 4. Classroom Management; 5. Curriculum Development for Inclusive Practice; 6. Research Methods for the Lifelong Learning Sector; Index.