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Teaching assistants: Support in action

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Teaching assistants: Support in action

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  • 4 hours study
  • Level 0: Beginner

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      Teaching assistants are an important resource in education. This unit looks at how the role has developed across the UK over time and particularly in Wales. It explores the skills and attributes that teaching assistants use to provide effective support and contribute to productive teamwork.
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    • Course learning outcomes

      After studying this course, you should be able to:

      • be able to discuss how the UK’s teaching assistant workforce came into being
      • be developing your understanding that teaching assistants are part of a wider assistant workforce in the public services of health, social services and education
      • have insights into the diverse roles and distinctive contributions of teaching assistants across the UK
      • be able to identify some of the skills that teaching assistants use to provide effective support and that contribute to productive teamwork
      • be reflecting on the value of the work of teaching assistants and on the support skills involved, and thinking about your future role.
    • Course dates:

      First Published 27/07/2017.

      Updated 17/12/2018

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    • Tracy Thomas

      Teaching Assistants Support in Action

      Tracy Thomas9 December 2020 2:34

      A very good overview of the role of a support assistant.

    • Raushani Sagoo

      Teaching assistants:support in action

      Raushani Sagoo16 May 2020 6:54

      This course was written in a way that was simple to understand and was very informative.

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    • Level 0: Beginner

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