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How to Inspire Vocational Learners and Raise Aspirations

Dhillon, Jaswinder (2018) How to Inspire Vocational Learners and Raise Aspirations. inTuition Research, 2018 (Spring).

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Abstract

Inspiring learners and raising aspirations lies at the heart of vocational education and training, and is central to the professional practice of teachers,work-based mentors and assessors.Raising aspirations is a complex challenge for the further education and training sector due to the range and diversity of provision and changes imposed by successive governments.In this changing policy and educational context, it is the professional practice of all those who work in the sector that enables vocational learners to achieve their ambitions.This article aims to contribute to existing professional practice by using evidence from educational research and theories of teaching, learning and assessment to suggest practical strategies for inspiring and motivating learners on vocational programmes.The strategies and examples of what works come from vocational and lifelong provision in colleges,independent training providers,workplaces and community settings.The content of this article links to standard 3 in the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training framework (inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of learners through your enthusiasm and knowledge) and to standard 13 (motivate and inspire learners to promote achievement and develop their skills to enable progression).

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Uncontrolled Keywords: vocational learning, inspiring learners, strategies that work, professional standards for vocational teachers, Education and Training Foundation
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
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Depositing User: Jaswinder Dhillon
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2018 09:20
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2018 10:14
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6441

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