Roles and Responsibilities of a Teacher Essay
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Assessment Question 1 – Roles and Responsibilities as a Teacher
As in every profession, roles, responsibilities and boundaries are set in order to define the line indicating the acceptable limits.
Many people think the role of a teacher is just to teach students new skills; however the role goes much further than this, it can include assessor, verifier, advisor, record keeper, course designer, working with employers and personal tutor.
Within this position there are naturally a huge number of responsibilities related to each of the roles that must be undertaken. It is therefore important to be clear on what your roles and responsibilities include and what the boundaries of your role are whilst remaining professional at all times.…show more content…
All this is in line with the LLUK Standard Domain E "The role of feedback in effective evaluation and improvement of own assessment skills."
I have the task of Identifying Needs. It is important that you identify the needs of your learners so you can design the course to reflect individual differences. Although this is usually described as the first stage in the teaching/training cycle it is a process that may have to be deferred until you meet your learners for the first time and usually should be a continuing requirement throughout the learning journey. However, some organisations interview their learners before the course, or there may be an application process where learner needs can be identified.
The range of learner needs can be described by a variety of acronyms – one of which is SPICE: Social – | | might affect how a learner can interact with others or how they view learning especially if they have had previously bad experiences of education. | Physical – | | might affect how a learner can access learning (e.g. sensory disabilities or reduced mobility). | Intellectual– | | might affect how a learner gains new knowledge/skills. Learners may be at different academic or skill levels and take longer or shorter times to process new knowledge/skills than others in the group. | Cultural – | | might affect learner views, values and beliefs. | Emotional – | | might affect learner motivation or ability to concentrate. |
In all cases
Essay on The Importance of the Role of the Teacher
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The Importance of the Role of the Teacher
The future of the world is in the hands of the children. Whether the future be a positive or negative one depends on the children and the education they receive. The education of a child is so valuable that one needs to consider the importance of the child's education. Also, one needs to consider how to go about nurturing those bright minds so one day they can become independent individuals. As Educators, one needs to be aware of the short-term effects as well as the long-term effects in which education may play on the child's views of the world.
In order to be able to provide a good education to a child, it is necessary for there to be a place in which both the educator and student can…show more content…
"Some teachers may work with students to create the class environment; others may force a class environment upon students" (Zawondiak 124). Regardless of the approach the teacher might decide to take, she holds the power even before a student walks into class. The teacher is the one that chooses what materials are going to be used during the school year. She creates and plans lessons that are going to be used during class time. How children are going to be assessed and placed in levels that fit the children's capabilities. And finally, the teacher decides what set of goals she might have for the class, the different set of teaching techniques she would like to use and the set of expectations she might have for each students. The teacher is the one that decides what she wants to concentrate on, how to go about teaching it, and the outcomes she expects from the students.
Education is a key element that directs one's life to success. By having knowledge one holds the power to make goals a reality. Teachers are responsible to help goals, such as, learning to read become a reality. It is the responsibility of the teacher to give the students the best quality of education in order for the students to be able to have a positive experience as well success in life. I feel students should be given the opportunity to learn the facts, the truth, not just parts of it. I feel as an educator one needs to give the students the opportunity to