R/505/0923 – Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training

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Unit Reference Number:
R/505/0923

Unit Level: Level 5

Guided Learning Hours: 65

Unit Credit Value: 20


Unit 02     (R/505/0923)

The learner will:

1.1         Be able to investigate practice in own area of specialism

The learner can:

  1. Analyse the application of pedagogical principles in own area of specialism
    1. Evaluate the effectiveness of use of creative and innovative approaches in own area of specialism

The learner will:

  • Be able to apply theories, principles and models of learning, communication and assessment to planning inclusive teaching and learning

The learner can:

  • Use initial and diagnostic assessments to agree learners’ individual goals and learning preferences
    • Devise a scheme of work taking account of:
      • the needs of learners;
      • the delivery model; and
      • internal and external requirements
    • Design teaching and learning plans which take account of:
      • the individual goals, needs and learning preferences of all learners
      • curriculum requirements
    • Identify opportunities for learners and others to provide feedback to inform inclusive practice
    • Explain how own practice in planning inclusive teaching and learning has taken account of theories, principles and models of learning, communication and assessment


The learner will:

  • Be able to apply theories of behaviour management to creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive teaching and learning environment

The learner can:

  • Analyse theories of behaviour management
    • Establish and sustain a safe, inclusive learning environment
    • Explain how own practice in creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive teaching and learning environment has taken account of theories of behaviour management

The learner will:

  • Be able to apply theories, principles and models of learning and communication to delivering inclusive teaching and learning

The learner can:

  • Design resources that:
    • actively promote equality and value diversity
    • meet the identified needs of specific learners.
    • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in the use of inclusive teaching and learning approaches and resources, including technologies, to meet the needs of individual learners
    • Demonstrate ways to promote equality and value diversity in own teaching
    • Communicate with learners, learning professionals and others to meet individual learning needs and encourage progression
    • Explain how own delivery of inclusive teaching and learning has taken account of theories, principles and models of learning and communication


Unit 02                

The learner will:

  • Be able to apply theories, models and principles of assessment to assessing learning in education and training

The learner can:

  • Design assessments that meet the individual needs of learners
    • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in using types and methods of assessment to meet individual learning needs and assessment requirements
    • Demonstrate the use of assessment data in:
      • monitoring learners’ achievement, attainment and progress;
      • setting learners’ targets;
      • planning subsequent sessions
      • recording the outcomes of assessment.
    • Communicate assessment information to other professionals with an interest in learner achievement
    • Explain how own assessment practice has taken account of theories, models and principles of assessment

The learner will:

  • Be able to implement expectations of the minimum core in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning

The learner can:

  • Analyse ways in which minimum core elements can be demonstrated in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning
    • Apply minimum core elements in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning

The learner will:

  • Be able to apply theories and models of reflection and evaluation to the evaluation of own practice in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning

The learner can:

  • Use theories and models of reflection to evaluate the effectiveness of own practice in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning
    • Analyse ways to improve own practice in planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning


Assessment guidance

The learning outcomes must be assessed in a teaching and learning environment. Simulation is not permitted.

There is a requirement to observe and assess practice in this unit.

To be eligible for the award of credit for this unit, a trainee teacher must be able to provide evidence of a minimum of 2 assessed observations of practice in a teaching and learning context that meet the required standard of practice. The unit Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training (Level 5) is a prerequisite for this unit.

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