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ContentsQualification titles covered by this specification 1List of terms and abbreviations 2Introduction 4Key features 6Structure of the qualification 7Unit format 10Assessment 12 Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) 13Quality assurance 14 Centre and programme approval 14 Gaining approval with Edexcel Online 15 Risk assessment 15 Monitoring internal quality systems in centres 15 Internal verification 16 Independent assessment: the role of the external examiner 16Programme design and delivery 17 Mode of delivery 18 Delivery approach 18 Micro-teach — Teaching Practice and Observation (Mandatory unit: PTLLS) 19 The effective use of teaching practice observations 20 Planning 20 Delivery and management of learning 20 Study skills 21 Support materials 22 Resources 22Access and recruitment 23 Access arrangements and special considerations 24
The wider curriculum 24 Spiritual, moral, ethical, social and cultural issues 25 Environmental issues, health and safety considerations and European developments 25Useful publications 25 How to obtain Professional Standards 26Professional development and training 26Further information 27Mandatory units 29 Mandatory unit: Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector 31 Mandatory unit: Planning and Enabling Learning 45 Mandatory unit: Enabling Learning and Assessment 59 Mandatory unit: Theories and Principles for Planning and Enabling Learning 69 Mandatory unit: Continuing Personal and Professional Development 79 Mandatory unit: Curriculum Development for Inclusive Practice 87 Mandatory unit: Wider Professional Practice 97Option units 107 Option unit: Equality and Diversity 109 Option unit: Delivering Employability Skills 119 Option unit: Specialist Delivery Techniques and Activities 127 Option unit: Teaching a Specialist Subject 137 Option unit: Developing and Managing Resources within the Lifelong Learning Sector 147 Option unit: Developing and Managing Resources within the Lifelong Learning Sector 157 Option unit: Action Research 169 Option unit: The Lifelong Learning Sector 179Annexe A 187 QCA codes 187Annexe B 189 Mapping to Professional Standards 189
Annexe C 201 Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptor extract — Levels 3-5 201Annexe D 203 Session plan proforma 203Annexe E 207 Teaching practice observation pro forma 207Annexe F 213 Individual Learning Plan — sample pro forma 213
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