Diploma in Education and Training


Support materials for the Diploma


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  • text book details
  • handout - an introduction to the qualification
  • pre-course assessment (ideal to support the application process)
  • self-assessment grids (ideal for initial assessment and for learners to evidence the assessment criteria)
  • guidance for achieving the units (ideal to help learners meet the assessment criteria, and for assessors to standardise their practice)
  • action plan (ideal to plan learning and assessment targets and dates)
  • observation and assessment documents (for assessors of the qualification)
  • evaluation template (ideal to gain feedback regarding the course).
You only need purchase a resource once, to use as many times as you wish with as many learners as you wish. Most documents are in Word to enable you to amend them as necessary. Terms and conditions of use are available here.
  • More resources for both teachers and learners are available here.
  • You can see a visual sample of the first page of each type of resource here.
  • Support materials are also available for the Award and Certificate.

Text book to support the course



It's recommended that learners supplement their course with a relevant text book. 

A bulk purchase discount can be arranged. Contact me.

This book is by me, but others are available.

 

Handout


An introduction to the Diploma in Education and Training (in Word) (£1.00) (Ref G9017)

3 pages covering:   • The Diploma in Education and Training  •  Assessment for the Diploma  • Teaching practice •  Mentors  •  The minimum core  • Specialist Diploma


Pre-course assessment - ideal to support the application process


Pre-course assessment form (in Word) (£2.00)
(Ref AT018D)
3 page template with initial assessment questions for potential Diploma applicants. This document can be used by organisations to gain information prior to learners commencing the programme. The document is in Word to enable amendments to be made, for example, adding further questions.


Self-assessment grids - ideal for initial assessment towards each unit


UNIT ONE: Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAGU1D)
4 page template listing the eight learning outcomes and 33 assessment criteria which make up the unit Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training. The document is in Word to enable learners to add their statements to meet the assessment criteria.
See the guidance section below for a completed example.

UNIT TWO: Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAGU2D)
4 page template listing the seven learning outcomes and 24 assessment criteria which make up the unit Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training. The document is in Word to enable learners to add their statements to meet the assessment criteria.
See the guidance section below for a completed example.

UNIT THREE: Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAGU3D)
2 page template listing the five learning outcomes and 12 assessment criteria which make up the unit Theories, principles and models in education and training. The document is in Word to enable learners to add their statements to meet the assessment criteria.

See the guidance section below for a completed example.


UNIT FOUR: Self-assessment grid (in Word) (50p)
(Ref SAGU4D)
2 page template listing the five learning outcomes and 14 assessment criteria which make up the unit Wider professional practice in education and training. The document is in Word to enable learners to add their statements to meet the assessment criteria.

See the guidance section below for a completed example.


Guidance for achieving the units - ideal to help learners evidence the assessment criteria, and for assessors to standardise their practice

Please note, these are a guide only and are not to be used for any formal assignment submission.

UNIT ONE: Completed example of the self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGU1D)
20 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other mandatory units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT TWO: Completed example of the self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGU2D)
17 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other mandatory units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT THREE: Completed example of the self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGU3D)
5 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Theories, principles and models in education and training.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other mandatory units to enable holistic assessment.


UNIT FOUR: Completed example of the self-assessment grid (£4.50)
(Ref PGU4D)
7 pages listing guidance and evidence which could be produced to meet the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the unit Wider professional practice in education and training.

Each aspect is cross referenced to relevant criteria in the other mandatory units to enable holistic assessment.


Action plan


Action Plan template for achievement of the Diploma (in Word) (£1.50) (Ref AT050D)
2 page action plan template for teachers/assessors of the Diploma in Education and Training. The plan is in Word with suggested activities to help achieve the units, it can be adapted to suit the assessment methods used and to set target dates.

Observation and assessment documents


Observation checklist/report for the Diploma in Education and Training (in Word) (£4.00)
(Ref HC013D)
8 page pro-forma in Word with detailed information regarding aspects to observe, along with comment boxes. Aspects include: planning and preparation, introduction to the session, teaching and learning, resources, assessment and concluding the session. Guidance notes are included regarding what to look for in each aspect. An overall feedback page is included, as well as the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the two mandatory units which must be observed as part of the qualification. Can easily be adapted to suit your own requirements.


Teaching Practice Log (in Word) (50p)
(Ref AT021)
1 page blank template in Word of a teaching practice log. Enables learners to document their 100 teaching practice hours, along with their supporting information and cross references to their evidence.


Minimum core personal skills checklist (£2.00)
(Ref ATMC01)
A comprehensive 3 page checklist containing all the personal skills which a trainee teacher must demonstrate for literacy, language, numeracy and ICT as part of the Diploma.
This document is in Word to enable a trainee teacher to add text to show how they have demonstrated each of the skills.


Assignments

These have not yet been produced for the mandatory units.

Optional units - assignments are available for some of the optional units - contact me.

To purchase an assignment, you must be a centre delivering the qualifications and be able to provide your centre name, number and awarding organisation name. All purchasers will be checked. Assignments will not be sold to learners.

Contact me with your details.


Evaluation template - ideal to gain feedback regarding the course


Course evaluation template (in Word) (£1.00)
(Ref AT015)
1 page template with 13 questions for learners to answer, with responses of 1-4 for each. Can easily be adapted to suit your own course evaluation requirements.


Award and Certificate units


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