• Education

Achieving Your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units (TAQA)


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446298078
Category: Education
Page: 288
View: 7426
'This book is helping me so much with the TAQA course I'm doing. It's easy to understand, well written and full of really good information' - Amazon review Previously known as Achieving Your TAQA Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer Award, this new edition of the focused and comprehensive text written for TAQA learners and all trainee assessors and quality assurers is another essential support text from bestselling author Ann Gravells. The content covers all assessor and quality assurance units and is easy-to-read and clearly structured. The new edition has been enhanced with new chapters; and it has activities and examples to help you link theory with practice. It includes: cross references to the qualification units and the national occupational standards two new chapters covering the external quality assurance role completed examples of templates and forms for assessors, internal and external quality assurers ideas for evidence which can be used towards achievement of each unit new bullet lists, tables and checklists TAQA, and other assessor and quality assurer trainees will find this text both an invaluable resource for their course and useful handbook to take into practice.

    • Education

Achieving your TAQA Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer Award


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857257185
Category: Education
Page: 244
View: 2625
This focused and comprehensive text from Learning Matters is written specifically for TAQA trainee assessors and internal quality assurers. The content covers all three assessor and all three internal quality assurance units and all chapters are cross referenced to the standards. Easy-to-read and clearly structured, the text is accessible and includes activities and examples throughout to help trainees link theory with practice. TAQA trainees will find this text both an invaluable resource for their course and a useful handbook to take into practice.

    • Education

Passing PTLLS Assessments


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257900
Category: Education
Page: 152
View: 9449
This is an essential text for all PTLLS candidates no matter which awarding organisation they are with. It gives key advice on completing written and practical assessments, and helps both in-service and pre-service candidates fully understand the requirements of the Award and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This Second Edition is updated for the four unit PTLLS. This book: @! helps candidates with their written assessments, with information on the four units of the PTLLS Award @! gives guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence @! helps candidates with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach @! gives guidance for giving and receiving feedback This text is a companion title to the best selling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award. It can also be used alongside Study Skills for PTLLS. Together, these texts provide complete coverage of the PTLLS Award.

    • Education

The Award in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 147391292X
Category: Education
Page: 248
View: 4766
The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured around the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, it includes full coverage of all units as well as information relevant to the Learning and Development units. Examples, activities and checklists help link theory to practice. The text is written for all learners and all awarding organisations. This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers. • A key text for the new Award in Education and Training. • Contents specifically follow the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, and match the qualification requirements. • Readable, relevant and easy to understand. • Provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience. • An excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications.

    • Education

Principles and Practices of Assessment

A guide for assessors in the FE and skills sector
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473967481
Category: Education
Page: 184
View: 6247
This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an assessor in the further education and skills sector. It has all the information you need to work towards the assessment units for qualifications such as: the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training, or the assessment units of the Learning and Development (TAQA) qualification. The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in a really accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of assessment in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed assessment documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering: principles of assessment planning for assessment types and methods of assessment assessment practice giving feedback recording progress and achievement quality assurance evaluation This third edition has been updated to bring the book in-line with all qualifications that include assessing learning. This is your guide to understanding how to use assessment effectively in your teaching and assessing role.

    • Study Aids

The Vocational Assessor Handbook

Including a Guide to the QCF Units for Assessment and Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)
Author: Ros Ollin,Jenny Tucker
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749461667
Category: Study Aids
Page: 296
View: 3537
For assessors of QCF qualifications and NVQs, verifiers, school and FE college teachers, providers of training and work-based learning and those working towards PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS teaching qualifications, The Vocational Assessor Handbook contains a detailed guide to the following QCF units for assessment and internal quality assurance (verification) enabling readers to: -Understand the Principles and Practices of Assessment (Knowledge and Understanding Unit) -Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment -Assess Vocational Skills, Knowledge and Understanding -Understand the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (Knowledge and Understanding Unit) -Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment -Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Your Own Area of Responsibility Packed with the most up to date, detailed and reliable guidance, this is the only book for assessors and verifiers of vocational qualifications and is essential reading for anyone involved in vocational education. Previously published as The NVQ Assessor, Verifier and Candidate Handbook.

    • Education

Principles and Practice of Assessment in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780857252616
Category: Education
Page: 144
View: 7058
This is a core text aimed at the mandatory CTLLS unit for Levels Three and Four which all trainees working towards ATLS need to successfully complete. Structured around the content of the unit, all chapters are linked to the QTLS professional standards. This Second Edition has been fully revised and updated in line with changes to the TAQA Assessor Awards and includes a new 'extension activity' for those taking the unit at Level Four. With helpful activities and case studies throughout, this is an accessible guide enabling trainees to understand how to use assessment effectively in their learning and teaching.

    • Education

Principles and Practices of Quality Assurance

A Guide for Internal and External Quality Assurers in the FE and Skills Sector
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473994349
Category: Education
Page: 200
View: 6694
This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an internal or external quality assurer in the further education and skills sector. It has all the information you need to work towards the quality assurance units for qualifications such as: The Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training, or the quality assurance units of the Learning and Development (TAQA) qualification. The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in an easily accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of quality assurance in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed internal and external quality assurance documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering: · principles of internal and external quality assurance · planning quality assurance activities · carrying out quality assurance activities · risk management · making decisions and providing feedback · record keeping · evaluating practice · the role and use of technology · planning, allocating and monitoring the work of others This is your guide to understanding how to use internal quality assurance activities effectively with assessors, and external quality assurance activities with centre staff.

    • Education

Teaching and Training Vocational Learners


Author: Steve Ingle,Vicky Duckworth
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446296342
Category: Education
Page: 200
View: 9495
If you are teaching or training to teach vocational learners across the further education and skills sector or in the workplace, this is your essential guide. Teaching and Training Vocational Learners is a focused text written to support those who are working with vocational learners, taking into account the specific needs of this group. It provides practical advice and guidance to help you to shape your approach to teaching, learning and assessment. It has comprehensive coverage of the learning you need to prepare you to teach. Throughout, the authors offer a range of exciting and practical examples to help you to expand your 'vocational teaching toolkit'. Included are lesson plans, assessment grids, assignment briefs, ideas to engage employers, help on marking vocational evidence, planning trips and visits and much more.

    • Education

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

The New Award
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857257749
Category: Education
Page: 176
View: 6204
This highly popular and accessible guide to the PTLLS Award is a comprehensive introduction to teaching in a variety of settings within the lifelong learning sector. This includes further education, adult and community learning, work-based learning, the forces and offender learning and skills. It is easy to read with plenty of practical activities and examples throughout and the content is fully linked to the Teacher Training Standards. This Fifth Edition is written for the four unit PTLLS Award. The book reflects current practice at levels 3 and 4 and 'extension actitivities' specifically target those taking the Award at Level 4. Chapters are based around the teaching and learning cycle and are focused on the PTLLS assessment criteria. updated for the four unit PTLLS Award contents specifically follow the teaching and learning cycle and match the qualification requirements the text is readable, relevant and easy to understand provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience an excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications Moving to the new Award in Education and Training? The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells

    • Education

Passing Assessments for the Certificate in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473904935
Category: Education
Page: 192
View: 4619
This is an essential text for anyone taking the Certificate in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation you are registered with or who your learners are. It’s readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps all learners to understand the requirements of the qualification and to evidence their achievement towards the mandatory units. The book gives advice regarding study skills, academic writing and referencing, reflective practice, teaching practice and observations, and the minimum core. The book will: Help learners with the written assessments towards the five mandatory units of the Certificate Give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement Help learners understand the requirements of observed teaching practice Give guidance on how to evidence the minimum core requirements of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT

    • Education

Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857256998
Category: Education
Page: 200
View: 2809
Written for students of the Certificate and Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS and DTLLS), this title is a comprehensive course book for the popular optional unit Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector. It is relevant for all students, whatever their awarding organization and whether they are taking the unit at Level 3 or Level 4. All chapters are linked to the QTLS standards and provide comprehensive coverage, closely following the content of the unit, while examples and activities are included to ehnache learning. This Second Edition now includes 'extension activities' specifically for Level 4 students and has been updated following the Equality Act 2010. This title will help anyone teaching in a variety of lifelong learning settings and can also be used when providing in-service CPD training for staff.

    • Education

Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training

A Guide for Teachers and Trainers in the FE and Skills Sector
Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526417421
Category: Education
Page: 576
View: 7665
The only all-encompassing guide to everything you need to know to teach and train in post compulsory education!

    • Education

Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844456188
Category: Education
Page: 128
View: 357
All teachers working in further or adult education settings must achieve the new QTLS teaching standards. 'Delivering Employability Skills' is an optional unit on the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) and the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) qualifications. This easy-to-read and accessible text is aimed at trainees undertaking this unit, or existing teachers wishing to refresh their understanding of delivering employability skills as part of CPD. With links to the professional standards and practical activities and examples throughout, this book supports delivery of the subject in a variety of settings.

    • Education

Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446294838
Category: Education
Page: 136
View: 5199
This is an essential text for all learners taking the Award in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with. It's readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps both in-service and pre-service learners to fully understand the requirements of the Award, and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. This book will: help learners with their written assessments towards the three main units of the Award give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement help learners with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach give guidance for giving and receiving feedback This is a companion title to The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells.

    • Education

Passing CTLLS Assessments


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857253719
Category: Education
Page: 160
View: 4106
This is an essential text for all CTLLS candidates, whatever their awarding organisation. It is specifically written around the Lifelong Learning UK mandatory units for the CTLLS qualification and provides a comprehensive guide to the assessment requirements at levels 3 and 4. Self assessment activities measure progress towards the 'Planning and Enabling Learning' and 'Principles and Practice of Assessment' mandatory units, and there are links to the PTLLS mandatory unit and the optional units. Detailed guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence is provided so that candidates can prepare for and complete their formal assessments with confidence.

    • Continuing education

Practical Teaching

A Guide to Assessment and Quality Assurance
Author: Linda Wilson
Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea
ISBN: 9781408048610
Category: Continuing education
Page: 251
View: 420
Practical Teaching: A Guide to Assessment and Quality Assurance is the essential textbook for all students and lecturers studying for or teaching the Assessment and Quality Assurance qualifications. This comprehensive new title is the ultimate handbook for those wishing to achieve their assessor or internal verifier awards. Drawing on years of experience in the field, Linda Wilson takes readers through all aspects of assessment and quality assurance: from principles and planning, through the delivery processes, to collecting evidence and compiling a portfolio, offering helpful and workable tips for success along the way.

    • Education

What is Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector?


Author: Ann Gravells
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857257307
Category: Education
Page: 112
View: 5633
This is a handbook for anyone considering a career in teaching in the lifelong learning sector. It offers an essential introduction to what it is like to teach in the sector. It considers the diversity of contexts, settings and students, covering all you need to know. It reviews the role of the teacher and offers advice on choosing what to teach and how to become qualified. Whether you are a skilled tradesperson, have specialist knowledge in a particular subject or simply enthusiastic about working with adults in an education role, this is your essential guide. -an easy-to-read and accessible guide to teaching in the Lifelong Lerning Sector -considers a diverse range of contexts, settings and students -written for anyone considering, approaching or beginning teaching in the lifelong learning sector This text is a companion title to the bestselling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award, helping candidates with all aspects of their study and practice.

    • Social Science

CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator for the Work-Based Learner


Author: Penny Tassoni
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471808084
Category: Social Science
Page: 544
View: 6006
Master the knowledge and skills you need to obtain the new work-based CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) qualification. Written by bestselling author and early years expert Penny Tassoni, this is the only textbook for work-based learners endorsed by CACHE. Tassoni makes learning the key concepts on the job both easy and enjoyable. This book will support you through your assessment and the start of your career. - Understand all the requirements of the new qualification fully with clearly stated learning outcomes and key terms - See how concepts are applied to a range of settings with numerous case studies - Learn to reflect on your own skills and experiences with numerous 'Reflection' boxes - Practise what you've learned with 'In practice' and 'In your setting' activity boxes - Prepare for examinations and assessment with confidence via activities linked to assessment criteria

    • Education

Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Ann Gravells,Susan Simpson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844458342
Category: Education
Page: 160
View: 3259
Planning and Enabling Learning is a core unit of the Lifelong Learning teaching qualifications. This book addresses all the required learning outcomes and content of that unit, specifically targeted at learners taking the Certificate or Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS or DTLLS). This second edition includes a new feature for those aiming for level 4 achievement and is updated throughout with the latest concepts and terminology. Easy to read with practical activities and examples, this text is also fully linked to the QTLS Standards and the Minimum Core, making it essential reading for this unit.