DVD contains 10 video clips showing teaching assistants working with children in a variety of contexts.
Covering mandatory and optional units, this book provides teaching assistants what they need to know. It covers guidelines and advice for assistants supporting children with English as a second language. It also includes illustrations, photographs and case studies relevant to those working in secondary schools.
This textbook will be the perfect companion to you if you are taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at level 2, whether that is the Award in Support Work in Schools, Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or Certificate in Supporting the Wider Curriculum. Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 2, offers you a comprehensive and practical guide to supporting the development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings, including primary, secondary and special schools as well as extended schools. The tasks included will develop your personal and professional skill as well as key tasks which will contribute to your assesment. This new edition in updated in line with the revisions made to the specification following the implementation of the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework in 2010, and now mirrors the structure of the units that make up the various Level 2 qualifications.
A brand new resource for teaching assistants based in secondary schools. It contains everything you need to complete your Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, whichever awarding body you are registered with.
Make a difference to classroom learning with this textbook, written for the CACHE qualification by highly respected and experienced author Louise Burnham. -Develop your learning support skills with guidance tailored to the extensive new CACHE qualification due to launch in January 2018 -Build confidence in your role with practical advice and full explanations from best-selling author in STL , Louise Burnham -Translate theory into practice with Tips for Best Practice and Case Studies for challenging topics such as Behaviour Management -Strengthen your understanding of theory and practice, with comprehensive information linked clearly to assessment criteria -Find all the information you need with the colourful, clear design, and appropriate language throughout -Make the most of your training with the Stretch and Challenge feature -Engage in debate on important STL topics with Classroom Discussion suggestions
Be inspired to enhance classroom learning with this textbook, by highly respected and experienced author Louise Burnham. -Build your learning support skills with guidance tailored to the extensive new CACHE qualification due to launch in January 2018 -Gain confidence in your role with practical advice and full explanations from best-selling author in STL , Louise Burnham -Translate theory into practice with Tips for Best Practice and Case Studies for challenging topics such as Behaviour Management -Strengthen your understanding of theory and practice, with comprehensive information linked clearly to assessment criteria -Find all the information you need with the colourful, clear design and appropriate language throughout the book -Make the most of your training with the Stretch and Challenge feature -Engage in debate on important STL topics with Classroom Discussion suggestions
A comprehensive and practical guide to supporting the development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings including primary, secondary and special schools as well as extended schools. It also includes exercises to develop the TA's personal and professional skills as well as key tasks which contribute to portfolio of evidence. Ideal for all Level 2 and 3 NVQ and SVQ Teaching Assistants and support staff, Teaching Assistant's Handbook 2nd edition is fully updated in line with the new National Occupational Standards.
This practical handbook contains information for candidates on the NVQ Teaching Assistants course or practitioners working alongside classroom teachers. It explores all the aspects of establishing relationships with children, supporting learning activities and managing behaviour.
Just like teachers, TAs need proper induction, training and career development opportunities. The Teaching Assistant's Pocketbook supports this need by offering an accessible guide to this varied role. If you're new to the job, what exactly can you expect when you start out in a new school? If you're an old hand, what are your career development opportunities? Sections on assisting the teacher, assisting pupils and assisting the school are full of practical information, tips and strategies for new and experienced TAs. Dot Constable covers the nuts and bolts of day-to-day practice (eg: policies and procedures; SEN and support strategies; joint planning; assessment, recording and reporting; making and organising resources etc) but also addresses nitty gritty realities: how do you keep pupils on task and what do you do if relations between you and the teacher are strained? Breathe a sigh of relief, it's all here. ""A concise and easily accessible resource. A must for new and experienced teaching assistants" " -Anna Gibbs, Headteacher, Lancot Lower School " "Clear and comprehensive ideas and advice which cover all aspects of being a TA. A super, little, usable book." " -Gill Edgar, Head of KS4, Abberley Street PRU, Dudle
Written to reflect the National Occupational Standards, this handbook provides in-depth coverage of all mandatory units and a wide range of optional units. Practical examples and case studies help classroom assistants relate theory to their work in the classroom, and there are lots of activities for building evidence for the portfolio.
A Teaching Assistant's Guide to Completing NVQ Level 3 is a must-have for all teaching assistants embarking on this course, and invaluable reading for tutors and assessors. This textbook addresses both the performance and knowledge requirements of the course. A key element of your NVQ Teaching Assistant course is to show evidence that you can apply your knowledge to everyday classroom activities, and students often find this is their biggest challenge. This book provides a range of tried-and-tested materials and practical advice on how to gather evidence that covers key performance indicators, to ensure that you complete your course successfully. This essential guide: gives detailed guidance on how to collect evidence from a variety of sources to match performance indicators provides photocopiable templates for teacher/teaching assistant discussions on roles and responsibilities, appraisals and self-appraisals gives examples of IEPs and Behaviour Plans provides the necessary underpinning knowledge in a clear and reader-friendly manner provides summaries of relevant legislation and national documents. Following the new and updated occupational standards (2007) for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, this textbook offers truly invaluable advice for NVQ level 3 students. Including extracts of imaginary evidence the book follows the experiences of imaginary candidates, showing how they successfully put forward their portfolios of evidence to complete the course. Highly practical, rooted in everyday classroom practice and very closely tied to NVQ course requirements, this accessible book is an essential comprehensive guide for all students, as well as tutors, assessors and teachers supporting candidates for this course.
This handbook provides all the knowledge needed to achieve a diploma, with clear straightforward language and engaging format. Working life case studies provide real scenarios, helping candidates put their learning into context.
This text has been developed in partnership with the British Association of Construction Heads (BACH) to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of painting and decorating. Written for the Cskills Awards level 3 diploma in painting and decorating, it is also suitable for the equivalent C & G specification.
A magical collection of 10 stories based on the folklore and oral traditions of Mexican and Native American cuentistas Rich in the folklore of his ancestors, Rudolfo Anaya’s tales will delight young readers from across the globe. In stories both original and passed down, this bestselling author incorporates powerful themes of family, faith, and choosing the right path in life. In “Lupe and la Llorona,” a 7th grader searches for the legendary Llorana; in “The Shepard Who Knew the Language of Animals,” a shepherd named Abel saves a snake and gains the ability to understand the language of animals; In “Dulcinea,” a 15-year-old dances with the Devil. Other tales feature coyotes, ravens, a woodcutter who tries to cheat death, the Virgin Mary, a golden carp, and a young Latino who seeks immortality. Deeply rooted in ancient mythological beliefs, these accounts of enchantment are as beautiful and mysterious as the Rio Grande itself—and serve as a testament to the lost art of oral storytelling. This ebook features illustrations by by Amy Córdova.
All statistics and case studies use current up-to-date information and are taken from a wide variety of international contexts. The student revision CD is a valuable tool for individual revision.
Written by the authors of the bestselling S/NVQ Early Years Care and Education resources, this candidate handbook contains everything students need to succeed in the S/NVQ children's care, learning and development, level 2.
This book presents a comprehensive overview of extant literature on competence-based vocational and professional education since the introduction of the competence concept in the 1950s. To structure the fi eld, the book distinguishes between three approaches to defi ning competence, based on 1.functional behaviourism, 2. integrated occupationalism, and 3. situated professionalism. It also distinguishes between two ways of operationalizing competence: 1. behaviour-oriented generic, and 2. task-oriented specifi c competence. Lastly, it identifi es three kinds of competencies, related to: 1. specific activities, 2. known jobs, and 3. the unknown future. Competence for the unknown future must receive more attention, as our world is rapidly evolving and there are many ‘glocal’ challenges which call for innovation and a profound transformation of policies and practices. Th e book presents a range of diff erent approaches to competence-based education, and demonstrates that competencebased education is a worldwide innovation, which is institutionalized in various ways. It presents the major theories and policies, specifi c components of educational systems, such as recognition, accreditation, modelling and assessment, and developments in discipline-oriented and transversal competence domains. Th e book concludes by synthesizing the diff erent perspectives with the intention to contribute to further improving vocational and professional education policy and practice. Joao Santos, Deputy Head of Unit C5, Vocational Training and Adult Education, Directorate General for Employment, Social Aff airs and Inclusion, European Commission: “This comprehensive work on competence-based education led by Martin Mulder, provides an excellent and timely contribution to the current debate on a New Skills Agenda for Europe, and the challenge of bridging the employment and education and training worlds closer together. Th is book will infl uence our work aimed at improving the relevance of vocational education to support initial and continuing vocational education and training policy and practice aimed at strengthening the key competencies for the 21st century.” Prof. Dr. Reinhold Weiss, Deputy President and Head of the Research, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Bonn, Germany: “This book illustrates that the idea and concept of competence is not only a buzzword in educational debates but key to innovative pedagogical thinking as well as educational practice.” Prof. Dr. Johanna Lasonen, College of Education, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA: "Competence-based Vocational and Professional Education is one of the most important multi-disciplinary book in education and training. Th is path-breaking book off ers a timely, rich and global perspective on the fi eld. Th e book is a good resource for practitioners, policymakers and researchers."
Written by the authors of the bestselling S/NVQ Early Years Care and Education resources, this candidate handbook contains everything students need to succeed in the S/NVQ children's care, learning and development, level 3.

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