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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

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.
Thanks.

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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