ERIC Number: ED477823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Working with Others. Teaching and Learning.
Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England).
This teaching and learning guide is designed to provide practical advice and support for teachers who are delivering and assessing the key skill "Working with Others" at Levels 1-3 in schools and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is useful as an introduction to the key skill, source of teaching ideas, reference, or handbook. Section 1 defines Working with Others and what it involves and explains its value and links with other key skills. Section 2 describes how the units are arranged. It explores the cyclical process, differentiation across the levels, assessment and certification, and issues concerning and forms of evidence. Section 3 on getting started shows techniques for working with groups in schools and college, reflection, and induction and initial assessment. Section 4 focuses on helping students to develop these process skills that underpin "Working with Others": planning, setting shared targets, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and reviewing progress. Section 5 relates to helping students to develop these interpersonal skills and personal qualitites: communication skills, helping students to reflect on their behavior in meetings, working in groups, developing students' self awareness, developing empathy, and handling conflict. Section 6 describes the principles of preparing the portfolio. Appendixes include a glossary, 18 useful addresses, and an action plan form. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developed Nations, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Group Behavior, Group Instruction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Job Skills, Out of School Youth, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Postsecondary Education, Resource Units, Responsibility, Role, Secondary Education, Team Training, Teamwork
Learning and Skills Development Agency, Regent Arcade House, 19-25 Argyll Street, London W1F 7LS, United Kingdom (Ref. No. 1348; 5 British pounds). Tel: 020 7297 9000; Fax: 020 7297 9001; Web site: http://www.lsda.org.uk/home.asp. For full text: http://www.lsda.org.uk/files/PDF/1348.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).; European Social Fund, Dublin (Ireland).
Authoring Institution: Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom