Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3

Teaching Assistance course at Portslade Adult Learning

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

START DATE AND TIME:
Tue, 6th November 2018
1830 - 2100
DURATION:
36 Weeks
Code:
FE017
Advanced Learning Loan:*
£1200
*You might be entitled to funding if you are aged 19-23 and this is your first Full Level 3

TUTOR:

Dawn Lorec

Address

Portslade Sports Centre, Chalky Road
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This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

COURSE CONTENT

We aim to show you the skills that you need to work in the classroom to support the teaching and learning of the Children and Young people from 5 – 19 years. This in turn will give you the knowledge to advance your career and apply for positions such as:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Schools and Colleges as Organisations Knowledge
  • Support Health and Safety in a Learning Environment
  • Understand How to Safeguard Children and Young People Knowledge
  • Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
  • Understand How Children and Young People Develop
  • Support Positive Behaviour in Children and Young People
  • Support Children and Young People During Learning Activities
  • Support English and Maths Skills
  • Support the Use of ICT in the Learning Environment
  • Support Assessment for Learning
  • Engage in Personal and Professional Development
  • Support Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication
  • Understand How to Support Bilingual Learners
  • Understand How to Support Learning of Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Support Children and Young People during Transitions
  • Support the Role of Play, Leisure and Extra-Curricular Activities for Children and Young People

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

You will experience a range of teaching methods including assignments, work product investigation, case studies, work sheets and powerpoint completion.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Learners must be at least 16 years old.

You will have an interview with one on the tutors and you are required to be working or volunteering in a school for at least 3 days a week.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

The qualifaction is internally and externally moderated to ensure consistency at a high standard.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

You will have to complete study at home which may be research or/and completion of assignments.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

Lever arch file, polypockets and dividers.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Email Sue Hart at s.hart@paca.uk.com

Or

Phone 01273 422632 to enquire for funding and places.

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