For the purpose of this essay I will be looking into my roles, responsibilities and relationships in the lifelong learning.
For the past five years and half years I have worked at Colchester Institute. I initially worked as a learning support assistant providing support for a alternative education programme. For the past six months I have assumed the role of Assessor on the programme.
This programme provides education for disaffected 15-16 year olds who cannot access mainstream education. The members of the group are both male and female who have a variety of issues, many have challenging behaviour.
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One of the external agencies I have mentioned is EYPDAS this stands for` Essex young Peoples drug and alcohol service. ` EYPDAS helps young people with their drug or alcohol problem by * Providing confidential advice and information on drugs and alcohol. * Working with the young person and their family * Helping young people to get help with their addiction * Meeting with the young person where they feel comfortable to talk * Helping young people join support groups.
I have found EYPDAS very helpful and always willing to meet one of my learners if they need there service.
2.3 In my role it is essential that I work closely with other members of staff and to liaise with other professionals internally and externally to ensure that all the learners’ needs are being