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  • Peer Assessment

    Peer Assessment

    You and your students can keep track on individual and group performance through regular Assessments.  It is the fourth stage in the teacher training cycle.

    What is Peer Assessment?

    Students use peer assessment to provide feedback to other students in relation to the quality of their work. Peer assessment encourages collaborative learning and swapping ideas. This helps the students develop a number of critical skills.  The learning process is enhanced and students gain a sophisticated grasp of the learning objectives.

  • Promoting ICT Skills in Classrooms

    Promoting ICT Skills in Classrooms

    Technology has an immense power influence everywhere in the world today. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) refers to an infrastructural change which enables modern computing. ICT is a broader concept which interlinks communication and interaction of the digital world through various sources; applications, devices and systems. ICT is not limited to one technology, it includes cloud computing, software, hardware, communications technology and internet access including wireless connections.

  • Social Skills and the Importance of Developing them

    Social Skills and the Importance of Developing them

    Social skills are the techniques used to communicate and interact with people either verbally or through gestures...

  • How Classrooms can be Adapted for Children with Special Needs

    How Classrooms can be Adapted for Children with Special Needs

    Classrooms are usually decorated in a way that reflects the environment a teacher wishes to create.  These include brightly coloured aides, comfortable furniture and toys for younger students suit most students. However, teachers must go an extra mile when their students include children with special needs.

    You must remember that students with special needs are no different than any other student.

  • Mentoring

    Mentoring

    Mentoring can be formal or informal, the occasional chat with someone more experienced is an informal relationship. It is common in formal relationships for both parties to document an agreement or contract between themselves. Therefore the document forms the outline of the relationship to provide clarity towards achieving the desired outcome.

  • How the PTLLS became Award in Education and Training

    How the PTLLS became Award in Education and Training

    In all my years of teaching, I have never come across a qualification that has changed names so often, leading to so much perplexity. This modest little qualification has previously been known as many names despite changing surprisingly little in content or structure. As an educator, it is a bit of an annoyance when people (and fellow trainers!) cannot seem to remember the name of the qualification they are enquiring about.