- xiii, 557 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Abstract: This core text is relevant for anyone wanting to be (or working as) a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector, in the UK or internationally. It has all the information you need to work towards a qualification such as the Award, Certificate or Diploma in Education and Training. It is also relevant to anyone taking a Train the Trainer course, an international teaching qualification or a relevant apprenticeship programme. This book takes you through all the information you need to know about teaching and training those aged 14 and upwards in any environment, opening up the topic for learning in an easily accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, along with real examples of teaching and training in practice. The book also includes examples of completed teaching documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering the role of a teacher/trainer; wider professional practice; factors contributing to learning; planning and facilitating learning for groups and individuals; using technology and resources to support teaching, learning and assessment; assessing learning; quality assurance; evaluation, reflection, and continuing professional development (CPD); preparing for and delivering a micro-teach session; and preparing for and carrying out teaching practice/observed practice.Contents: Introduction -- The role of a teacher -- Factors contributing to learning -- Supporting learning -- Planning and designing teaching and learning programmes -- Managing and facilitating learning -- Communication -- Resources -- Technology enhanced teaching and learning -- Equality and diversity -- Assessing learning -- Quality assurance -- Evaluating and improving practice -- Delivering a micro-teach session -- Teaching practice.