Holistic Partnerships CTLLS course uses an inovative delivery model this is a 6 month programme comprises 6 face-to-face training days, 1:1 tutorials, teaching observations, individual research, distance learning and the completion of assignments.
You will attend 6 training days; one a month, for 6 months. These are highly interactive, face-to-face sessions. They are built around key themes and concepts that address the course content, prompt reflective practice. Individual tutorial support and distance learning is built into the programme.
The course is assessed by unit assignments, an ongoing reflective journal and a teaching practice portfolio. You will have to evidence 30 hours of teaching and will be observed 3 times.
The CTLLS course builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) by considering further, inclusive teaching and learning strategies, the importance of negotiating appropriate learning goals and ways of developing reflective practice. You will consider a range of initial assessment methods for example interviews, icebreakers, diagnostic assessment, profiles and explore ways of negotiating individual goals with learners.
You will develop your skills in planning, delivering and evaluating inclusive teaching and learning programmes using feedback from learners and others to inform curriculum development. You will analyse how new and emerging technologies can enhance the learning experience. You will investigate communication methods and skills (for example verbal, written and non-verbal communication and transactional analysis) and their importance in teaching and learning. You will further develop your ability to reflect in order to inform and improve personal and professional practice.
The course is based around six units.
- Delivering Lifelong Learning
- Assessing Learners in Lifelong Learning
- Planning to meet the needs of learners
- Using resources for lifelong Long Learning
- Equality and Diversity
- Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment
The course is assessed by unit assignments, an ongoing reflective journal and a teaching practice portfolio. You will have to evidence 30 hours of teaching and will be observed 3 times
This course make a great preparation for further study such as the DTLLS award which leads to QTLS status