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Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training



October 2013 | 136 pages | Learning Matters
This is an essential text for all learners taking the Award in Education and Training, no matter which awarding organisation they are registered with. It's readable, relevant, easy to understand and gives key advice on approaching and completing written and practical assessments. It helps both in-service and pre-service learners to fully understand the requirements of the Award, and how to evidence their achievement towards the standards. 

This book will:
  • help learners with their written assessments towards the three main units of the Award
  • give guidance on how learners can demonstrate and evidence their achievement
  • help learners with their practical assessments including hints and tips for succeeding in the microteach
  • give guidance for giving and receiving feedback

This is a companion title to The Award in Education and Training by Ann Gravells.

?Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.
 
Introduction
The Structure of the Book and How to Use it  
Self assessment activites and guidance for evidencing achievement  
The Award in Education and Training  
Assessment Methods for the Award in Education and Training  
Referencing work  
Study Skills  
 
Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Understand the Teaching Role and Responsibilities in Education and Training  
Understand Ways to Maintain a Safe and Supportive Learning Environment  
Understand the Relationships Between Teachers and Other Professionals in Education and Training  
 
Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training
Understand Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training  
Understand Ways to Create an Inclusive Teaching and Learning Environment  
Be Able to Plan Inclusive Teaching and Learning  
Be Able to Deliver Inclusive Teaching and Learning  
Be Able to Evaluate the Delivery of Inclusive Teaching and Learning  
 
Understanding Assessment in Education and Training
Understand Types and Methods of Assessment Used in Education and Training  
Understand How to Involve Learners and Others in the Assessment Process  
Understand the Role and Use of Constructive Feedback in the Assessment Process  
Understand Requirements for Keeping Records of Assessment in Education and Training  
 
Micro-teaching
The Micro Teach Session  
Planning to Deliver Your Session  
Facilitating Your Session  
Assessing Learning  
Giving and Receiving Feedback  
Evaluating Your Session  
Micro Teach Checklist  
 
Appendix 1 - Educational Abbreviations and Acronyms
 
Appendix 2 - Glossary of Educational Terms
 
Appendix 3 - Qualification structure for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training
 
Index

Gravells is a master at producing books which are jargon-free, written in plain English and are so beneficial to students embarking on a career in teaching. Lots of clear explanations, activities and tasks for the students to use as reflection. I never have any problems recommending Gravells to my students.

Mrs Alicia Hawkes
Education/Teacher Training, Totton College
January 18, 2017

This is a simple guide for learners wishing to understand how to meet the requirements of the AET.

Mr Adrian Stanfield
Basford Hall College, New College Nottingham
July 20, 2016

A user friendly guide for learners to support them through their course.
Good examples and evidence based work that learners can relate to own teaching areas.

Mrs katie wilden
Education , West Suffolk College
July 15, 2016

Clear and concise guidance and information. Well laid out as I have come to expect from this Author

Mr Robert Scott Morton
Instructor development and support, Teaching Driving Ltd
March 3, 2016

We have award groups every year and this book is beneficial to the learners.

Mrs Joyce I-Hui Chen
The Learning Practice, West Anglia College
February 12, 2016

This book has been a godsend as everything in it is explained clearly making it easy for learners to understand.

Mr Simon Maxwell Bentley
Gateshead College, Gateshead College
December 8, 2015

A good book that will assist students with preparing for formal assessments associated with the Award in Education and Training

Mr Andrew Whittle
Faculty Of Education, Edge Hill University
September 21, 2015

Provides a strong supporting textbook for the course. Recommended to learners

Mr Adrian Pegg
School of Teaching and Learning, Gateshead College
September 17, 2015

An essential accompanyment when delivering a course in Education and Training. Easy to read and follow making a must read.

Mr john c andrews
Teacher education, Bishop Burton College
July 28, 2015

There have been numerous books on assessments but this book is easy to follow and written in logical way. Used in conjunction with other litrature it is an essential source of infirmation.

Mr john c andrews
Teacher education, Bishop Burton College
July 28, 2015

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Ann Gravells

Ann has been teaching, assessing and quality assuring in the further education and skills sector since 1983. She is a director of her own company Ann Gravells Ltd, an educational consultancy based in East Yorkshire. She specialises in teaching, training, assessment and quality assurance. Ann holds a Masters in Educational Management, a PGCE, a Degree in Education, and a City & Guilds Medal of Excellence for teaching. She is a Fellow of the Society for Education and Training, and holds QTLS status.Ann has been writing textbooks since 2006 which are mainly based on her own experiences as a teacher and the subsequent education of trainee... More About Author

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