Inclusivity is Necessary when possible

Pedro Carmichael
15th October 2020

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Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

I am a lecturer in hospitality field in an FE college and also teacher learner leader and coordinator in my department. I have been teaching for 6years and training both young and mature people how to cook and become chefs. My skill set of teaching range from level 1 - 3 in both culinary and patisserie. I also work alongside some secondary schools within a 10mile radius of the college as to... more

How will you adapt activities in your teaching context to put into practice learning from the module?

At the moment I have a class which consist of only 6 learners but all of them have different learning needs. In some of my lesson with them I use music (jazz or classical) this seem to calm them and help them to concentrate more on the task. Sometimes instead of using words I use pictures or just draw to explain or to emphasize my points and where words seem difficult prompting with... more

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