Planning and Enabling Learning/ Dtlls Unit 1 Essay

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Planning and Enabling Learning
This assignment will be looking at four key areas in the planning and enabling learning unit. It will define the different sections of the module from negotiating with the Learner, inclusive learning, functional skills and concluding with communication. It will show that through research, I have been able to demonstrate that I have an understanding of how planning and enabling learning relates to the practical and theoretical side of teaching. How I am able to cater for the individual needs and to continually improve the educational development of the learners, through a positive scheme of work and transparent lesson plans.

Negotiating with learnersInitial assessment is the key to finding out what the
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(Wikipedia Jan 2012).
You will always get critics who maintain special needs students are individualised, and in some studies the results show they may be right, but I maintain that in my teaching there will always be a place for Inclusive Learning to all. (UNESCO) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural organisation says: Inclusion refers to more than students with special needs; it is centred on the inclusion of marginalised groups, such as religious, racial, ethnic, linguistic minorities, immigrants, poor, and students with disabilities, hiv/aids patients, remote populations and more.
So my answer is No, it does not have to be. Inclusion, diversity, entitlement, differentiation, ensuring equal opportunities and personalised learning all require teachers to treat all students as Individuals. It’s as simple as that!!!
Functional skillsFunctional skills are used in the broad sense to ensure that every learner is provided with the skills, abilities and knowledge needed to undertake responsibility in their everyday life, work, education and community.
Functional skills are integrated into all my lesson plans, wherever possible. However, within my organisation, there is 2 hrs. a week set aside for specialist teaching, for all students. Which whilst this, is a good thing, it does not mean I can neglect this subject. But a quote from (Quality Improvement Agency) (Jan 2012)
“You wouldn’t expect a