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The Award in Education and Training

Revised edition


September 2014 | 248 pages | Learning Matters

The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured around the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, it includes full coverage of all units as well as information relevant to the Learning and Development units. Examples, activities and checklists help link theory to practice. The text is written for all learners and all awarding organisations.

This revised edition is updated for the new qualification requirements and the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers.

• A key text for the new Award in Education and Training.

• Contents specifically follow the teaching, learning and assessment cycle, and match the qualification requirements.

• Readable, relevant and easy to understand.

• Provides valuable support for prospective teachers and trainers with little or no previous experience.

• An excellent foundation for those considering or progressing to further teaching qualifications.

?Ann Gravells is leading a CPD Day on 22nd June in London. The event will focus on Raising quality and improving practice in the FE and Skills sector and is a rare opportunity to learn from leading experts. There will only be a limited number of seats available, so book your place here to avoid disappointment.


Well structured book that clearly follows and compliments the AET course - provides our learners with a welcomed additional resource.

Elizabeth Bulbeck
Adult Continuing Education, Milton Keynes Council
December 14, 2016

This book has a good logical structure, it contains some useful information, but will not be very useful to our students in terms of guidance towards assessment.

Mrs Nasreen Rafiq
Social Science , North Lindsey College
December 7, 2016

Excellent addition to the students reading list

Mrs denise Burke Mac Giolla Ri
Humanities , AIT Athlone Institute of Technology
September 11, 2016

This book provides a sound and clear practical guide to the development of teaching and learning. The references to theory are particularly welcome, and support the practice advocated in the text.

Lesley Godfrey
Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University
September 1, 2016

This remains the book that we provide on our AET courses as essential reading and to support our in class discussions.

Mrs Jane Boothman
Education, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College
June 14, 2016

Ann Gravells always writes books that are easy to read and understand.

Amanda Burgess
Education , Workers' Educational Association
April 4, 2016

It is in our reading list for the learners.

Mrs Joyce I-Hui Chen
The Learning Practice, West Anglia College
February 12, 2016

Without actually doing the work for the student this text (if read) will enable effective and enjoyable learning and really help with assignment completion, would not have the students be without a copy.

Mr Donald Douglas Moyse
Command Training, Sussex Police
January 18, 2016

Thank you. I now recommend this book for my trainees completing the C&G 6502 Award in Education & training. This course is delivered 3 times a year.

Andy Charlesworth
Education Department, Barking College
December 8, 2015

This book has been a godsend as everything in it is explained clearly making it easy for learners to understand.

Mr Simon Maxwell Bentley
Gateshead College, Gateshead College
December 8, 2015

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