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Passing PTLLS Assessments
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Passing PTLLS Assessments

Second Edition


June 2012 | 152 pages | Learning Matters
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.

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Acknowledgements
 
Author statement
 
Introduction
The Structure of the Book and How To Use It

 
The PTLLS Award

 
Self-Assessment Activities and Guidance for Evidencing Achievement

 
PTLLS Assessment Methods

 
 
Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships In Lifelong Learning
Understand Yous Own Role and Responsibilities In Lifelong Learning

 
Understand the Relationships between Teachers and Other Professionals in Lifelong Learning

 
Understand Your Own Responsibility for Maintaining a Safe and Supportive Learning Environment

 
 
Understanding Inclusive Learning and Teaching in Lifelong Learning
Understand Learning And Teaching Strategies in Lifelong Learning

 
Understand How to Create Inclusive Learning and Teaching in Lifelong Learning

 
Understand Ways to Create a Motivating Learning Environment

 
 
Using Inclusive Learning and Teaching Approaches in Lifelong Learning
Be Able to Plan Inclusive Learning and Teaching Sessions

 
Be Able to Deliver Inclusive Learning and Teaching Sessions

 
Be Able to Evaluate Own Practice in Delivering Inclusive Learning and Teaching

 
 
Principles of Assessment in Lifelong Learning
Understand Types and Methods of Assessment Used in Lifelong Learning

 
Understand Ways to Involve Learners in the Assessment Process

 
Understand Requirements for Keeping Records Of Assessment in Lifelong Learning

 
 
Micro-Teaching
Planning and Preparing Your Micro-Teach Session

 
Giving and Receiving Feedback

 
Evaluating Your Micro-Teach Session

 
Micro-Teaching Hints And Tips

 
 
Appendix 1 - Abbreviations And Acronyms
 
Appendix 2 - Glossary Of Terms
 
Index

My inspection copy is available to students in the classroom. As a result several of them have purchased copies to help them with their assignments.

Maxine Levy
Education (Broxbourne Centre), Hertford Regional College
August 6, 2013

A useful resouce for Initial Teacher Trainers and their students

Mrs Marilyn Hannan
Teaching and Learning Development, South Essex College
July 26, 2013

Easy to read book that covers all the requirements for passing the qualification as well as encouraging the learner to explore/read further.

Mrs Shirley Allen-Jackson
Sheffield Learning Centre, Workers Education Association
June 6, 2013

Other similar books (esp by Susan Wallace) were more useful for PTLLS students

Mr Steve Billcliffe
Business Faculty, Abingdon & Witney College
May 31, 2013

Excellent book that supports learners in achieving their qualifications

Audrey Fairgrieve
Education, Oxfordshire County Council
May 22, 2013

Useful for practitioners who are delivering PTLLS. Has been used by established teachers and IQA staff to help with clarification of PTLLS learning outcomes and to provide guidance to learners

Mr Sue Pylee
Cottingham Adult Education Centre, East Yorkshire Council
May 4, 2013

An informative book with much guidance for teachers and learners. Appropriate information required to assist in the planning of the units and in completing the required information to pass the PTLLS standards. Have recommended this book as an essential handbook on the PTLLS.

Sharon Bartlett
Education Department, Peterborough Regional College
February 28, 2013

Very useful to students taking their Ptlls course also in their understanding of assignment writing

Mr Paul Reed
Teaching, Learning and Standards, Riverside College Halton
January 22, 2013

Some good pointers for students included.

Mrs Kathleen Tate
Please select your department, Burnley College
December 6, 2012

A useful guide for those returning to education or who are new to assignment writing.

Mr Colin Woolley
Teacher Education, Carshalton College
December 5, 2012

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