Specialist Area in Teaching C&G 7303 Dtlls Course Assignment One

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Specialist area in Teaching


At present my specialism is Teaching Climbing activities. My role is to deliver different courses in climbing which are funded by the individual learner or the awarding body as part of their course (example BTEC). Some of the courses I cover are: Beginner courses which teach the adult learner to climb indoors independently over a period of 3 weeks. Rock club is perfect for those that have just completed a beginner’s course or returning to climbing. Technique courses are about improving your techniques so that you can progress your grade which naturally comes after the beginners course. GCSE and A ‘Level groups who are completing their BTEC Award in Public
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They are also our support for climbing wall issues and development.

The Skills Funding Agency exists to promote adult further education and skill training in the UK. It allocates funding to colleges and providers these meet the needs of local businesses and communities. They also sets the criteria for funding in the Long life Sector They give funding and promote the adult learning and skills sector. They apply funding on a national basis. They also proved free Lifelong Learners, online service aimed at adults aged 16 + throughout England. It has flexibility, control and choice for skills and learning development. This is also fully supported by the National Careers Service and on their website. There are other different funding bodies which are funded for the long life sector. These are the Higher Education funding council for England, EFA and the Prince’s Trust Fund are some examples. Learners that are Eligible for funding are those of British citizenship, have been residing in the UK prior to 3 years before the start of the course, European community and Northern Ireland passport holders. The Government has decided to improve the quality of further education and skills training. They want the colleges to guarantee students high quality teaching and courses to help students into jobs or university. By doing so they will be introducing a new funding