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A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

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A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

AUTHOR : By Lynn Machin, Duncan Hindmarch, Sandra Murray and Tina Richardson

ISBN : 9781910391099

Edition No : 2

Publication : 21 Sep 2015

Extent : 224 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391105

Edition No : 2

Publication : 21 Sep 2015

Extent : 224 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391112

Edition No : 2

Publication : 21 Sep 2015

Extent : 224 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391129

Edition No : 2

Publication : 21 Sep 2015

Extent : 224 pgs

Description

A complete, all-in-one guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation. It offers an easy-to-understand structure, incorporates key information on reflective practice and study skills, and provides full coverage of all the mandatory units. Accessible language and a practical approach are combined with the required underpinning theory, and a range of useful learning features include clear objectives, key words, points for pre-flection, case studies and activities to check your understanding. 

This new second edition includes:

• fully updated references to the Education and Training Foundation Professional Standards

• revised chapters, amended throughout to reflect the latest thinking around further education

• further reading and references updated in all chapters

• links to the latest government legislation, including the SEND Code of Practice (2014).

Written by the successful team who produced A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

Contents

  1. Reflective Practice  
  2. Professional Roles and Responsibilities
  3. Learners and their Needs
  4. Assessment Practices and Processes
  5. Communication    
  6. Inclusive Learning Environment
  7. Planning and Delivery
  8. Teaching Practice and Observations
  9. What next?  Progression Routes
  10. Study Skills for the level 4 Certificate

Author

Lynn Machin is Award Leader and Senior Lecturer within the School of Education at Staffordshire University.  She has over 20 years’ experience of teaching in post-14 education.  Lynn has had a variety of roles within initial teacher education (ITE) including developing and writing the modules that make up the suite of qualifications within ITE in the FE and Skills Sector.  

Duncan Hindmarch is Award Leader for Lifelong Learning Teacher Training and the Foundation Degree in Education at Staffordshire University.  He has over 15 years' teaching experience, having worked overseas and in the UK.  With a background in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages, he has been involved in developing and delivering ESOL and Initial Teacher Training programmes since 2005.

Tina Richardson is an Award Leader and Manager of the Lifelong Learning Development Centre within the School of Education at Staffordshire University.  She has worked in compulsory, further and higher education, with the last 15 years focusing on Adult Literacy, Language and Numeracy and teacher education for the FE and Skills Sector.  Tina has worked on a consultancy basis for a number of organisations such as LSIS, SVUK and CfBT.  

Sandra Murray is a Curriculum Leader and Advanced Practitioner in the Department of Teacher Training at Newcastle-under-Lyme College.  She has a wide range of experience supporting and teaching teachers in the lifelong learning sector and has been teaching on Initial Teacher Education programmes since 2005. 

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Your Reviews on this book

I found the book was brilliantly pitched at those wanting to join the Further Education and Skills sector but was also worded in such a way that those people with a slight amount of knowledge, such as progressing from the Level 3 Award in Education and Training would also find it extremely beneficial. It builds on knowledge obtained on the level 3 or goes into sufficient detail to be a standalone text as highly recommended on this level of course. It allows the reader to develop their skills further in certain key areas whilst still giving you a very rounded and unbiased view of this particular education sector.

Neil Barnes, Colchester Institute

I really liked this book. It directly related to the course and adds more material. I will be recommending it. I liked the approach and that it checked on learning giving good examples for both me as a lecturer and also them as teacher trainers to be challenging resources.

Vikki Soanes, Basingstoke College
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