The Roles, Responsibilities and Boundaries of a Teacher and Establishing Ground Rules Within a Learning Environment

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The roles, responsibilities and boundaries of a teacher and establishing ground rules within a learning environment

In this assignment I will explore my role, responsibilities and boundaries as a teacher within the teacher training cycle and will analyse the different ways in which I would establish ground rules with students which may promote good behaviour and respect for other students who are participating within the same learning environment (Gravells, 2010).

According to Clarke (2006) the role, responsibilities and boundaries are evolving qualities within the teacher which are assessed and reflected upon using the teaching/training cycle; a cycle of assessment, planning and review. My main role as a teacher is to facilitate
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A student wishing to seek my confidence with a personal matter of that nature after hearing such a statement might be reluctant to divulge any information which could heighten that young person's risk.

To conclude this assignment has looked at the teaching/training cycle which may provide a cohesive structure where by roles, responsibilities and boundaries can be assessed and reflected upon. However, the issue of inclusion for students with special educational needs may increase the administrative tasks of the teacher thus restricting their time to provide quality material to the student's relevant subject. The structure of the cycle does not take into account that students may be experiencing personal difficulties at home.

However, according to the Training Cycle (2010) an understanding of the role, responsibilities and boundaries within the teacher/training cycle can remain core to achieving a greater understanding of the aims and objectives relating to development of the students and the course.


City and Guilds, (2010). Preparing to Teach in the Life Long Sector, Hampshire, The Magazine

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