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Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Second Edition

June 2010 | 128 pages | Learning Matters
This positive guide to professional issues in the Learning and Skills Sector tackles the challenges and anxieties faced by trainee teachers. It examines issues surrounding values and ethics from a variety of perspectives. Everyday examples and case studies are used to help the reader place issues in a working context. It is ideal reading for trainees wanting to understand their responsibilities to students and professional colleagues. Of use to qualified teachers as well as trainees, this book is an essential guide to becoming a professional tutor and is matched to the professional and ethical components for achieving QTLS.
The classroom and the college
Working in the lifelong learning sector
Codes of practice
Continuing professional development
Working with young people
Defining professionalism
Reflective practice
The centrality of learning and learner autonomy
Equality, entitlement and inclusiveness

The book is a useful supplement to course materials.

Miss Shirley Pickford
Faculty of Education (Chelmsford), Anglia Ruskin University
September 13, 2012

Excellent for the Wider Professional Practice module of DTLLS. Tummons is easy to read with clear chapter objectives and summaries with useful case studies and exercises.

Mrs Helen Handyside
Teacher Education, CB Learning and Assessment Ltd
September 6, 2012

Incorporating recent developments with the IFL and requirements for professional practise, a well written text applicable to students on the Cert Ed and PGCE pathway.

Mrs Iffa Settle
Health , York College
June 5, 2012

This is recommended in the 1st and 2nd modules

Dr Denise Summers
Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth
April 24, 2012

Jonathan Tummons

Jonathan Tummons is associate professor and deputy head of the School of Education at Durham University, UK. Jonathan researches, writes and teaches in a variety of fields relating to higher, further, and professional education, and his work has been consulted by qualification awarding bodies, further education colleges,  medical educators, Ofsted, and the OECD. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781844453030