Achieving your Diploma in Education and Training
- Jim Gould - Education Consultant, UK
- Jodi Roffey-Barentsen - University of Brighton, UK
Adult Education | Lifelong Learning Sector (Teacher Training)
This textbook supports the new Level 5 Diploma in Education Training qualification for those training to teach in the further education and skills sector. Full of informed practical guidance to help you to develop your teaching skills and supported by meaningful links to theory, it covers all mandatory units included in the Diploma and has been carefully designed to be your essential guide to successfully achieving the qualification.
Thought-provoking activities throughout every chapter draw out key points and allow you to directly apply them to your own practice. This book clearly communicates what is required for high-quality teaching and empowers you to succeed in the FE classroom and beyond.
Chapter topics include:
- The role and professional responsibilities of teachers
- Planning and assessing learning
- Strategies for effective teaching
- Managing learners in the classroom
- Career development in education and training.
'Building on years of experience, the authors have put into print the high standard of practice they expect from their trainee teachers. The complexities of teaching are explored in an accessible and developmental manner including helpful advice on completing the new Diploma in Education and Training.'
'A helpful, authoritative and comprehensive book which contains engaging activities, clear advice and an accessible structure, underpinned by relevant research, sound theoretical principles and the in-depth experience of the authors. This excellent text will contribute significantly to helping trainee teachers develop as aspirational, outward-looking teaching professionals.'
‘The book clearly and carefully presents the most up to date themes and topics that cover the new teaching standards in the UK. I recommend this book not only to trainee teachers and teacher trainers in the post compulsory sector but as a must read book for all teachers.’
'This book will open your mind. It will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to step up to the mark and qualify as a teacher. It will introduce you to theories relating to teaching, learning and assessment and support you to become a reflective practitioner.'
'A key text for all trainee teachers in the sector undertaking the revised DTLLS qualification; highly relevant and up-to-date'
One of the first textbooks published to support trainees studying for the new Level 5 Diploma in Education Training qualification, it covers all the mandatory qualification units plus has a useful section on career development. Activities in every chapter draw out key points so you can apply them to your own practice.
This is a practical, easy to read book linked to the ETF standards, with a summary of key points, a reference list and activities to encourage reflection in every chapter. It not only includes traditional theories but also explores current legislation, current regulations and contemporary issues. A must read for any student undertaking the DET, Cert Ed or PGCE in Post Compulsory Education.
Comprehensive book, nice chapters and good additional activities.
wow, what a fantastic book. very well written, easy to process with clearly laid out references that have developed a reading list for learners. fantastic!
This book covers the requirements of year 1 of the Diploma in Education and Training and is recommended for all Diploma leaners wishing to interpret the standards required
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Education and Training: The Teacher’s Role and Responsibilities