Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A guide to theory and practice

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Addressing the new Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers the new edition of this bestselling textbook offers a helpful balance of theory and practice, introducing key theories and concepts relating to learning and assessment as well as providing practical advice on teaching. Revised and updated throughout to reflect the current policy environment, it provides thorough and extensive coverage of the topics for higher level awards in Education and Training. As well as a logical progression through the essential aspects of teaching such as planning and assessment, it considers other key areas including working with different kinds of learners, group learning, individual tutoring, and mentoring and coaching. Praised for being accessible and readable, it also tackles the issues, challenges and opportunities in lifelong learning to provide a comprehensive overview of key debates surrounding the Sector. The editors and contributing authors draw on their experience as teachers and a wide range of research evidence to skilfully weave theoretical frameworks with everyday practice. New content for the second edition includes: Updating of the policy environment, particularly in light of the Lingfield Review 14-16 provision in education and training Higher education within the context of further education Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice is core reading for those teaching or preparing to teach in the Sector, including those studying for CertEd/PGCE and related awards such as the Level 4 Certificate and Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
PublisherOpen University Press
Number of pages384
ISBN (Electronic) 9780335263332
ISBN (Print)9780335263325
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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