Learners will gain deep knowledge and skills of providing encouraging and safe environment that fosters children learning and development. You will learn how to Safeguard children and promote their wellbeing.
This is a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification for people already working as teaching assistants or who wish to begin a career in this role.
In this course students will study the following topics: children and young persons development; safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures; how to deal with emergencies and illness; responding to evidence and concerns on children and young people being abused, harmed or bullied; communication and professional relationships with children; policies and practices to promote diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people and working in a school and understanding the school context.
This course is designed to provide a relevant qualification for people who are working as a classroom assistant, or for those working in a voluntary capacity in a classroom situation. It is also open to those who have no previous relevant experience, but who wish to train as teaching assistants.
The programme of study can best be viewed as a single research project that is developed in stages; these fields of study have been drawn together by commonalties in the philosophy of: public and human service professions; particular view of the nature of professional doctorates and professional development; structure for carrying out research and completing the doctorate; the way in which the professional doctorate is assessed; the aims of the programme are to provide students with an opportunity to explore both the complex relationships between knowledge, theory and practice, and also the intricate nexus of understanding the world and changing it; to develop students ability to design and implement a research project at the boundaries of knowledge of their professional and educational fields; to provide students with an opportunity to develop their judgement, foresight and problem analysis by applying theoretical and philosophically tuned forensic skills to the research material derived from their investigations; in addition it provides students with the opportunity to develop as both reflective and reflexive practitioners who have the intellectual and personal adaptability to be able to deal with the complexities of organisational change and ambiguity; to develop communication skills which enables participants to communicate effectively with both academics and practitioners from the world of education and the communities in which people live, and to act as mediators between the constituencies involved; in order to meet these aims the programme of study has been structured around the process of research.
This replaces the existing NVQ course and is for adults either in paid employment working in schools or helping in a voluntary capacity in schools and who want to update their skills, learn more about the role and gain a recognised qualification as a teaching assistant. There will be a range of different learning activities, including lectures, workshops, small group work and tutorials.
A course for teaching assistants to look at ways to provide pastoral support and develop effective behavioural management skills
Have you completed Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment Level 3 Award? If you have, then this is the next step for you. This qualification is for those who assess both occupational competence in the workplace and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in settings such as workshops, the classroom or other training environments.
Corporate training only
This programme is for people who support teachers in schools and who work largely under supervision. It will enable you to obtain a nationally recognised qualification while you work.
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This qualification confirms competence under supervision in these areas, where appropriate. To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools you will be required to achieve 30 Credits which will include the following mandatory units: Child and Young Person Development; Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; Communication and professional relationships with children and young people and adults; Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people; Help improve own and team practice in schools; Maintain and support relationships with children and young people; Support children and young people’s health and safety; Support children and young people’s positive behaviour; Support learning activities.
Corporate training only
As a teaching assistant you will be providing valuable support for teaching and learning activities. You may be working right across the curriculum, acting as an assistant for a teacher or department, or helping develop support materials.
This course covers provide support for learning activities; support children's development; help to keep children safe; contribute to positive relationships; provide effective support for your colleagues; support literacy and numeracy; and display work. All units must be completed to achieve the full award.
Join this introductory course and receive information about how schools function and how to become a Teaching Assistant in primary and secondary schools. You will also learn job searching skills and may also progress on to a CACHE Teaching Assistant qualifications.
Provide support for learning activities, support children's development, help to keep children safe, contribute to positive relationships and provide effective support for your colleagues, plus two optional units. Examples of these are support literacy and numeracy activities, observe and report on pupil performance, support children's play and learning, support a child with disabilities or special needs, support the use of ICT for teaching and learning.
This Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools provides a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to work directly with children and young people in schools. This qualification will help learners to develop their knowledge and skills for supporting teaching and learning in schools.
The level 3 STL is a workbased qualification. You will show that you have the skills to supoport a teacher in a school setting, you will learn skills of communication, Curriculum planning activities to help children learn and how to keep children safe.
This course is suitable for those working in the area of teaching assistants/learning support. The course provides an opportunity for you to develop your existing skills in learning support as well as learning some new ones.
Corporate training only
Course Aims • To provide learners with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school environments. • To enhance the skills and knowledge of teaching assistants, learning support workers, parent support advisors and those in a similar role.
This course is for those interested in working as teaching assistants or learning support assistants. This course requires students to do one day in college and 2 days a week at placement in a school setting.
THE LEARNING COLLEGE
Next start: Wed 6th May
Cost: £249.00 per course
Location: Welwyn Garden City