If you're studying for a Foundation Degree or seeking Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, this is the book you need on your shelf. Written by a team teaching on one of the UK's largest Foundation Degree programs, this book contains guidance for students and Teaching Assistants (TAs) on working with colleagues, supporting pupils and supporting learning.
In this fully revised edition, the content has been expanded to include five new chapters on:
- Distributed Leadership for the TA/HLTA
- Behavior Management
- Inclusion (linking with the Every Child Matter agenda)
- Understanding Children's Health and Well-being
- Supporting Curriculum Subjects
In addition to these new chapters, the book will help you understand and participate in change, enhance the role of the TA, and use ICT to support learning. Packed with practical activities, case studies, and links to the new HLTA standards, this essential text will develop your professional capabilities and help you put theory into practice.