This 5 day course (2/3 and 15/16/17 April 2020) aims to provide an entry point, introductory qualification for those wanting to, or already teaching adults. It is usually required for all new entrants to the teaching profession in the lifelong learning sector in England, and it is a generic teaching qualification.
- Use a variety of inclusive teaching skills and learning resources to accommodate different learner needs and learning styles. Identify and appreciate the role and responsibilities of a teacher and the relationship between different professionals in lifelong learning and also the teacher’s responsibility for maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for learners.
- Identify and appreciate teaching and learning strategies and approaches in lifelong learning, and how to use these to meet the needs of learners.
- Plan and deliver an inclusive teaching and learning session.
- Identify and appreciate the principles and practices of assessment.
There is a portfolio to assemble at the conclusion of the course, which consists of answering a number of questions, plus compiling notes and handouts from the course. Additionally, in the final session, each candidate will deliver a short teaching session to their colleagues on a topic of their choice.
Teaching methods will include whole group teaching, small group and pair work. A range of activities will help you investigate the characteristics of the adult learner; teaching and assessment methods and techniques; planning lessons; creating resources; and classroom management techniques, in this intensive course.
You will also be eligible to 6 months free Membership to our TEA website, where you will be able to access further support, via our TEAtorials, and Resouces and also to join our Staffroom, with its Agony Aunt, Teaching stories, top tips and so much more.
What others have said about our classes:
“It was well paced, interesting and fun, and I learnt a lot. It was relaxed with an approachable teacher” Alex
“I would definitely recommend this course to others. It was well structured, well taught and I loved being part of the group!” Roger Napleton
“I enjoyed learning new skills and the interaction of the group of peers that I met. It has also allowed me to get more confident in public speaking” Graham Mundey
“Brilliant teacher, Learnt so much from her approach and the way she imparted her knowledge. Sam Lusted
“Danielle gave me lots of confidence throughout the course ensuring everyone understood what was required of them, related personal experiences of teaching which made the course interesting and relatable.” Anon
“Clear and easy to understand with great practical activities. Great Tutor!” Jennifer Prentice-Holiman