This requirement covers information about pupils and colleagues and extends to communications with others in social as well as work-related situations. Continuing professional development Classroom assistants will take advantage of planned and incidental self-development opportunities in order to maintain and improve the contribution that they can make to raising pupil achievement. Asking for advice and support to help resolve problems should be seen as a form of strength and professionalism. Apart from underpinning a range of qualifications for teaching assistants, the National Occupational Standards can be used for a range of HR purposes including developing job descriptions, supporting recruitment and selection, workforce planning and deployment, defining performance targets, identifying training and development needs, developing and evaluating training programmes, and evaluating individual and team performance. Teaching/Classroom Assistants Standards: April 2001 TEACHING ASSISTANTS – GENERAL LEVEL
Communication theory is a driving force behind instructional design. Instruction is designed so that its objectives can be properly communicated and received by the learner. Both the learner and the designer receive feedback about the instructional process. System theory System theory is an inter-disciplinary theory which consist a set of concept, construct, facts and terms which describe and explain the characteristics and phenomena affecting with any system. Thinking instructional design as a concept of system or ‘a set of interrelated and interacting parts that work together toward some common goal’ (Smith & Ragan, 2005, p. 24) Instructional designer should be aware of other system discipline.
Curriculum models provide a structure for teachers to “systematically and transparently map out the rationale for the use of particular teaching, learning and assessment approaches” in the classroom, and are regarded as an effective and essential framework for successful teachers (O’Neill 2015, p27). Feeding into a particular curricular stance, it is essential to recognise the multiplicity of sources which will govern this individual framework. Oronstein and Hunkins observe that, when designing a curricular stance, educators must first consider the “philosophical and learning theories” which will inform their “design decisions” (2009, p182). This approach is essential to ensure that the curricular approaches one selects are “consonant with
As we can notice traditional classroom cannot longer satisfy the needs of education in the 21st- century. So we have to make radical changes in order to create the classroom that will motivate students to learn. Teachers today teach using different pedagogical approaches and various instructional methods. According to fact that our educational system is changed with the help of technology the 21st -century classroom should be a productive environment where students can develop the skills they will need in workplace. The modern 21st-century classrooms should encourage students to develop their high order thinking skills.
One of the purposes of implementing the virtual reality learning plan as regards to Lewin’s change model is that it helps to create and establish an understanding of the plan accordingly and specifically. As explained in the model, the Unfreeze phase helps to present the plan to school staffs to get them to recognize the need for change and to search for new solutions. This event is the compound that creates the pressure for movement of attitude or thinking, and for change to occur. And the key to this unfreezing catalyst is communication. Secondly, the change phase, which looks for new and better ways to do things.
Thus the two essential ingredients of student centric curriculum design and implementation are again innovation in knowledge imparting methodologies and involvement of students in research. Improvements in course definition, subject identification, information collection and presentation, choosing effective pedagogy for teaching & learning, involving students in research through course design, and developing effective examination & evaluation system are essential requirements in higher education curriculum design and implementation.
Technology 's role in the reconstruction of the education system helps develop early childhood education. Early childhood education is crucial as what they are taught shape their views and actions in the future. The article, “Technology in Early Childhood Education,” published by Chip Donohue, states that “Teachers are also using the Internet as a resource for curriculum ideas and research, taking children on virtual field trips, and as a powerful tool to help children explore ideas and access information,” (Donohue 19). With school
This research proposal is being done to find out or determine teachers’ perception on Professional Development (PD) which is being done in the schools and is being done to explore the effectiveness of Professional Development (PD) programmes planned and conducted by the administrators in the schools. Improvements by teachers through Professional Development (PD) have been identified as the most important way of keeping teachers abreast with the modern technology and the latest developments in education (Darling -Hammond, 2009, Fullan & Hargreaves, 1991). The Government and our Education Ministry in recent years has done so much by launching efforts to improve education by creating a fundamental shift in what children learn and how they are