Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training
- Jim Gould - Education Consultant, UK
- Jodi Roffey-Barentsen - University of Brighton, UK
Adult Education & Life-long Learning | Lifelong Learning Sector (Teacher Training)
This book supports the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the further education and skills sector. Full of informed practical guidance and supported by meaningful links to theory and educational research, it covers all mandatory units included in the diploma and has been carefully designed to be your indispensable guide to successfully achieving the qualification.
Thought-provoking activities in every chapter highlight key points and show how you can apply them in practice allowing you to enhance your teaching skills. This book clearly communicates what underpins high-quality teaching and empowers you to succeed as a teacher of learners in the further education and skills sector.
New to this edition:
· Reflective activities in every chapter encouraging you to engage critically with key concepts
· New coverage of employability offering pragmatic guidance for succeeding in the workplace
· Content updated to reflect current policy directions within the sector
· Links to further reading throughout highlighting key literature on each major topic
‘An informative overview of the social and political factors influencing professional practice and curriculum development –excellent support for new practitioners.’
Lynne Reveley, Lecturer for Education and Training at Solihull College and University Centre
Essential reading for those taking the DET
Well written and accessible to students. Contains a lot of very useful and pertinent information that is a very useful reference source for our students. We recommended the first edition and are very happy to recommend this updated version.
A comprehensive book written in an accessible style. It will help learners work towards the L5 Diploma by encouraging them to carry out activities and reflective tasks. Useful appendices and detailed index.
This textbook covers the mandatory units of for reading the Diploma in Education and Teaching. It covers in an in-depth manner the ability to apply underpinning knowledge to practical application. It gives a robust critical approach to the key theories in the lifelong learning sector.
This is an excellent book covering the modules of the DET course closely through both years 1 and 2. It is very readable and so I would recommend it for any trainee teacher starting out on the DET programme.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Education and Training: The Teacher’s Role and Responsibilities