INDUCTION PROGRAMME

All full time courses will start on Monday 7th September.  Please come to the Social Learning Zone (Chancellors Mall) at 8.45am prompt where you will be met by your tutors.

Please click on the links below to access the course calendar and the overall full time schedule for Literacy/ESOL and Numeracy for 2015-16 :

Course Calendar

FT Literacy/ESOL Schedule

FT Numeracy Schedule

Please Note - this schedule will not always agree with the online University Timetable which can be accessed after enrolment as this course is taught outside the standard calendar hence the course will start earlier than indicated on the University timetable.


PRE-COURSE INDICATIVE READING LIST

Preparation for Education and Training (PET) 20 credits (Level 4)

Required reading

Armitage, A., Evershed, J., Hayes, D.,  Hudson, A., Kent, J., Lawes, S., Poma, S. and Renwick, M. (2012) Teaching and Training in Lifelong Learning. 4th edition. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Gravells, A. and Simpson, S. (2012) Equality and Diversity in the Lifelong Learning Sector.  2nd edition. Exeter: Learning Matters

Petty, G (2009) Teaching Today, A Practical Guide. 4th edition. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes

Additional Reading

Avis, J., Fisher, R. and Thompson, R. (2010) Teaching in Lifelong Learning: a guide to theory and practice. Milton Keynes: Open University Press

Crawley, J. (2010) In at the deep end – a survival guide for teachers in post compulsory education. 2nd edition. London: David Fulton Publishers.

Gravells, A (2012) Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector. (the new award) 5th edition. London: Sage Publications

Scales, P, (2012) Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector. 2nd edition. Maidenhead: Open University Press

Tummons, J. and Powell, S. (2011) Inclusive Practice in the Lifelong Learning Sector. (Achieving QTLS Series). Exeter: Learning Matters

Wallace, S (2011) Teaching, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector. 4th edition.Exeter: Learning Matters

Web links

AQA www.aqa.org.uk

City & Guilds www.cityandguilds.com

Department for Education www.education.gov.uk

Edexcel  www.edexcel.com

Education and Training Foundation www.et-foundation.co.uk

OCR www.ocr.org.uk

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation  www.Ofqual.gov.uk

Ofsted www.Ofsted.gov.uk