What is Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector?

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SAGE Publications, May 18, 2012 - Education - 112 pages
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This is a handbook for anyone considering a career in teaching in the lifelong learning sector. It offers an essential introduction to what it is like to teach in the sector. It considers the diversity of contexts, settings and students, covering all you need to know. It reviews the role of the teacher and offers advice on choosing what to teach and how to become qualified.

Whether you are a skilled tradesperson, have specialist knowledge in a particular subject or simply enthusiastic about working with adults in an education role, this is your essential guide.

-an easy-to-read and accessible guide to teaching in the Lifelong Lerning Sector

-considers a diverse range of contexts, settings and students

-written for anyone considering, approaching or beginning teaching in the lifelong learning sector

This text is a companion title to the bestselling Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector a core text providing an essential introduction to all the key aspects of the PTLLS Award, helping candidates with all aspects of their study and practice.

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About the author (2012)


Ann is a director of her own company, Ann Gravells Ltd, an educational consultancy based in East Yorkshire. She specialises in teaching, training and quality assurance for the Further Education and Skills Sector.

Ann creates resources for teachers and learners such as PowerPoints and handouts for the TAQA units and for the Award and the Certificate in Education and Training. These are available via her resource website: www.anngravells.co.uk/resources.

Ann is a consultant to the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education. She has worked for several awarding organisations producing qualification guidance, policies and procedures, and carrying out quality assurance of teacher training qualifications. She has been teaching in further education colleges since 1983.

Ann holds a Masters in Educational Management, a PGCE, a Degree in Education, and a Medal of Excellence for teaching. Ann is a Fellow of the Institute for Learning and holds QTLS status.

Ann is the author of:

  1. Achieving your Assessor and Quality Assurance Units
  2. Delivering Employability Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  3. Passing Assessments for the Award in Education and Training
  4. Passing PTLLS Assessments
  5. Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  6. Principles and Practices of Assessment
  7. The Award in Education and Training
  8. What is Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector?

Ann is co-author of:

  1. Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  2. Passing CTLLS Assessments
  3. Passing the Award in Education and Training
  4. Planning and Enabling Learning in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
  5. The Certificate in Education and Training
  6. Passing the Certificate Education and Training

Ann has edited:

  1. Study Skills for PTLLS.

The author welcomes any comments from readers; please contact her via her website. www.anngravells.co.uk

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