May 14, 2014
Guidelines to help you succeed in writing your AET and CET assignments
If you have embarked on the Level 3 Award in Education and Training* or the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training** course and completed your practical work such as microteaching or observed teaching sessions, you’ll now be ready to complete your theory assignments.
April 29, 2014
What is the difference between Teaching and an Assessing?
Teaching Teaching is where you pass on your skills and knowledge to other people – this could be in a classroom, college, workplace, or another setting. It could be on the job or during specific lessons.
April 25, 2014
AET Micro Teaching Practical Assignment: advice for you to succeed
To get the Award in Education and Training one of the things you will have to do is teach a short sample lesson to your fellow students on the course. This is known as micro teaching and will give you the opportunity to practice your teaching skills.
March 25, 2014
How does City and Guilds monitor training providers ?
City and Guilds is an Awarding Organisation, which means that it has recognition from the government office Ofqual to issue qualifications and certificates to people, set exams and have an influence on the requirements for new qualifications.
December 17, 2013
Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers – Part 2
Continuing from the last time when we discussed some good icebreakers, here are some more tips to stir up your class.
December 3, 2013
5 Teaching and Training Myths Busted
Every profession has its own myths and legends and it’s no different when it comes to teaching and training. The internet, news articles and even specialist books are full of different misconceptions about teaching and teachers – their work and what makes them good and successful educators. It’s time to break free from those myths […]
December 2, 2013
Icebreaker Activities Ideas for Adult Teachers
Here you are. You’ve completed your Level 3 Award in Education and Training and your first day of teaching is looming. You are prepared and ready to go except for one thing; you want your students to warm to you and each other. It’s a potentially awkward situation. What can you do? Icebreakers.
October 29, 2013
What skills do I need to be a good trainer?
According to Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning, “80% of the success in the classroom depends on the quality of instructor.” The importance of a good trainer’s role in shaping future employees is well recognised by all businesses. Let’s take a look at some skills that these companies look for in trainers to judge […]
September 27, 2013
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training 6502: the new course is launched
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a brand new qualification accredited by Qfqual and developed in association with City and Guilds. The purpose of this new qualification is to give people the skills and abilities needed to start teaching or training adults. It also enables people who are already teaching or training […]
September 10, 2013
Why adults are fantastic leaners
Returning to education after a long hiatus can be a challenge. Given this, it’s understandable that educators – and adult learners themselves!- may worry about it.