Ptlls Assignments 3


Hopwood Hall – PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong LearningSector)Assignment 1: Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelonglearning

(Learning outcomes and assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1,2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2)


Briefly outline the purpose of the assignment.

Part 1:Own roles and responsibilities (1.3, 1.4)


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(level 4)

your own role and responsibilities if youare in a teaching/training role. If you are not in a teaching role, what are theresponsibilities and role of the teacher/trainer working in the lifelong learningsector?Refer to the ‘learning cycle’. How does a teacher use this cycle to meet theneeds of the learners? Give some examples from your classroom experienceas a teacher or learner.


(level 3)



(level 4)

the need for record keeping. Describe thenecessary records that the teacher must keep and state the purpose of theserecords.

Professional boundaries and points of referral (2.1, 2.2, 2.3)

What are the professional boundaries of the teaching role? Discuss occasionswhen the teacher might need to refer a student to another professional.

Describe (level 3)/ review

(level 4)

points of referral within an educational /vocational setting to which a teacher might direct a learner.

Part 2Legislation (1.1)


(level 3)



(level 4)

key aspects of the legislativerequirements and codes of professional practice relating to your own role andresponsibilities. Explain how this legislation might impact on you or yourlearners.

Part 3Equality and Diversity (1.2)

Define equality and diversity and explain why they are important in aneducational context. Briefly summarise the Equality Act 2010 and its impacton people working in education. (Who has responsibilities under thislegislation? What are their responsibilities? What different kinds of people areprotected?)

Revised February 2012

Ptlls Assignment 1 Roles and Responsibilities Essay

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Lifelong Learning Sector

Lifelong learning sector covers adult education (16+) outside universities and takes place in further education colleges, adult and community learning centres, work-bases, libraries, archives and information centres, the forces, NHS, prisons, private colleges. The learners range widely in their ages, interests, abilities, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, etc.

Teacher’s Roles and Responsibilities

Our role as ESOL teachers is extremely diverse and includes many other aspects outside teaching in class, e.g. we can be a subject leader, a manager of learning resources, a curriculum developer, a tutor, an assessor, an advice giver, an administrator, a record keeper, an interviewer (Francis & Gould, 2009,…show more content…

As an ESOL teacher, I will be required to explain fire evacuation procedure pointing out to the nearest fire exit and keeping a register in case of fire, check the classroom before and after the lesson, ensure appropriate ventilation and lighting.

Equality Act 2006
ESOL teachers should ensure that all learners are treated equally and have equal opportunities regardless of their race, sex, cultural background and abilities. During the observed lesson, the teacher treated the learners with equal respect, he gave them equal opportunities to participate in the activities and discussions, he listened to everyone and respected their views and opinions. The class was conducted taking into account the multicultural nature of the class and different backgrounds of the students.


When our responsibilities are clearly defined in the job description, during induction process and in instructions and guidelines, it ensures clear understanding and co-operation, effective working relationships, positive psychological environment and smooth running of all aspects of teaching/learning process.

The Institute for Learning (IfL) is responsible for enforcing the Code Of Professional Practice introduced in April 2008 to regulate the activities of

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