Assignment 2 Ptlls Certificate


Hopwood Hall – PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong LearningSector)Assignment 1: Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelonglearning

(Learning outcomes and assessment criteria 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1,2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2)


Briefly outline the purpose of the assignment.

Part 1:Own roles and responsibilities (1.3, 1.4)


(level 3)



(level 4)

your own role and responsibilities if youare in a teaching/training role. If you are not in a teaching role, what are theresponsibilities and role of the teacher/trainer working in the lifelong learningsector?Refer to the ‘learning cycle’. How does a teacher use this cycle to meet theneeds of the learners? Give some examples from your classroom experienceas a teacher or learner.


(level 3)



(level 4)

the need for record keeping. Describe thenecessary records that the teacher must keep and state the purpose of theserecords.

Professional boundaries and points of referral (2.1, 2.2, 2.3)

What are the professional boundaries of the teaching role? Discuss occasionswhen the teacher might need to refer a student to another professional.

Describe (level 3)/ review

(level 4)

points of referral within an educational /vocational setting to which a teacher might direct a learner.

Part 2Legislation (1.1)


(level 3)



(level 4)

key aspects of the legislativerequirements and codes of professional practice relating to your own role andresponsibilities. Explain how this legislation might impact on you or yourlearners.

Part 3Equality and Diversity (1.2)

Define equality and diversity and explain why they are important in aneducational context. Briefly summarise the Equality Act 2010 and its impacton people working in education. (Who has responsibilities under thislegislation? What are their responsibilities? What different kinds of people areprotected?)

Revised February 2012

All the Ptlls assignments are listed with a link to a more detailed discussion of each.

The theory part is your essays. All the essay questions for both levels are covered in much greater detail on their own page, just click on the link. The practical section is your scheme of work, session plan, microteach, reflective journal and all that jazz.

The assignments separated in to two sections: the level three and the level four. The content is the same, the difference is in the word count (as in more for level four) and the tone of the questions. Where level three asks you to “describe” something, level four asks you to “review” it. We go in to this more in Ptlls levels.

Ptlls Assignment 1 – Theory – Level 3

Ptlls Assignment 1 – Theory – Level 4

Ptlls Assignment 2 – Practical – Level 3

Ptlls Assignment 2 – Practical – level 4

This is a lot. Don’t worry. What do you need to know more about? The difference between level 3 and 4?

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