This invaluable handbook is designed for more experienced teachers in FE who have mastered the basics and are ready to re-visit their professional skills in the classroom. Written by two experienced teacher trainers with over 35 years of experience of FE between them, this practical guide is divided into three key areas: teaching and learning, working with learners and managing the learning process. Ros Clow and Trevor Dawn tackle key issues such as gaining learner interest, using role play, working with the individual learner, managing disruptive behavior, juggling a busy workload, lesson preparation and team-teaching.
Part of a series on further education, this book offers a general introduction to understanding finance and administration. It guides readers through the maze of financial terms, providing advice on 'spreadsheets from hell' and examples of good practice. It also includes a number of time-saving tips and strategies for coping with the admin load.
Serves as a guide to leading and managing a FE College for College Leaders and Senior Managers. This title covers various aspects of running a College, from shaping the organisation and communicating a vision to planning and marketing the programme right through to dealing with people and improving quality.
This wonderfully accessible guide will introduce senior and middle managers in FE to practical strategies to encourage successful, good quality leadership and management in further education institutions. It will introduce strategic and operational leadership and management theories underlying these strategies, their practical implementation in institutions, and place within further education in the UK. The book will help readers to understand important factors to take into consideration when planning for effective strategic and operational leadership and management of FE institutions. A 'how to' guide to some key tasks for leader-managers is outlined to ensure a clear focus is maintained on learners, staff, high quality provision and good standards in leadership and management, while meeting inspectorate and external audit requirements.