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Passing PTLLS Assessments

Passing PTLLS Assessments

Second Edition

June 2012 | 152 pages | Learning Matters
PTLLS students often find it difficult to approach and complete their assessments. This accessible guide to the NEW four unit PTLLS begins with an overview of the award, detailing the requirements at Levels 3 and 4. It encourages students to assess their own competence, helping them to better understand how to prepare for their assessments. Detailed guidance on demonstrating and evidencing competence enables students to complete their assessments with confidence. The title is relevant to all PTLLS students and all awarding organizations. This Second Edition has been updated and details the NEW PTLLS assessment criteria.

Key Features
  • Features self-assessment activities to enable students to assess their own competence
  • Thoughtfully and clearly written to help students who are registered with any awarding organization
  • Detailed guidance on how to demonstrate and evidence competence
  • Includes hints and tips for the microteach
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

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 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 teachers. She aims... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780857257895