The roles and responsibilities of any teacher are wide ranging. We must ensure that we deliver the curriculum set by the awarding body in a style appropriate to our learners, considering their expectations and those of their parents and employers and their learning styles, which we will identify. Unfortunately the cost of all resources has an impact on the delivery of any course whether it will lead to a qualification or to gain a new skill so we must deliver value for money. We must conform to all current legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice taking into consideration our environment and risk assessments. Not only will the diversity of our learners be valued but we must promote equality in all aspects of our role as a teacher or facilitator. We must understand the boundaries set to allow us to refer learners to other professionals were there is a need and know to whom they should be referred when the need arises. . It is vitally important that we, as teachers maintain and develop a safe and nurturing environment in which our learners can, not only learn new skills but develop appropriate behaviour and respect for others.
Reece and Walker (2000 p5) says that
“A programme where the contents is carefully derived from an analysis of the student’s personal, social and /or vocational needs ,and which is implemented by you in such a controlled and organised manner that the student is almost certain to learn, and is aware when the learning has taken place.”
As a company delivering both construction training and foundation learning we take the “Health and Safety at Work Act “(1974) into consideration every day. All our learners must wear appropriate PPE and will be asked to leave the site if they do not comply To comply with “The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999) “on induction all our learners are instructed as to their actions in the event of a fire or emergency They are informed where to find the first...