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Passing PTLLS Assessments

Passing PTLLS Assessments

Second Edition

June 2012 | 152 pages | Learning Matters

This book for passing PTLLS assessments (which has been replaced with Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training) 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 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


Author statement
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

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

Useful additional text.

Mrs Jennie Loasby
Teacher Training, Tresham Institute
July 3, 2014

Very useful for our level 4 students in need of a text that is accessible at their level.

Sue Horder
Education, Glyndwr University
May 21, 2014

very valuable book to help with in the course criteria

Emma Manchett
Teacher Education & Prof Development, West Anglia College
May 7, 2014

Clear and detailed information. Very user friendly.

Angie Simms
Teacher Training (Rochdale), Hopwood Hall College
March 19, 2014

This was very useful to help plan the lessons, and I have reccommended it as suggested reading.

Mr Alex Dunitz
Education and Training, London Borough of Havering
November 25, 2013

A very useful reference book

Ms Carole Smith
Education Department, Solihull College
October 9, 2013

An excellent guide to getting through the PTLLS Assessments that is helpful to students and tutors alike.

Mandy Turton
Cornwall Learning, Cornwall County Council
September 23, 2013

Another good 'Ann Gravells' book. Each of the qualification criteria is covered with suggestions of what needs to be done to achieve level three or level four.

Mr Pete Jackson
Initial Teacher Training, Lincoln College
September 19, 2013

I have recommended that my students who are starting the new City and Guilds Award still access/purchase this book as the content is still relevant.

Ms Tanya Young
Teaching, Learning and Standards, Riverside College Halton
September 13, 2013

For candidates for whom study at this level is challenging...this book has been very useful as it is specific and links seamlessly to the course itself.

Miss Catherine Mitchell
Education Department (Trinity Road), Bradford College
August 29, 2013

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