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What Will I Learn?

The role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant and what it takes to hold that position.
There are many ways to assess the understanding of learners and how they are progressing.
Learn how assessment for learning can contribute to future learning carried out by the teacher and teaching assistant.
Use clear examples to discuss personalised learning goals.
Use assessment opportunities to make judgment on how learners are participating and the progress they are making.
Learn to offer constructive feedback to help learners understand what they have done well.


Assessment for learning is a mainstay in educational settings. It is a central premise to use formative assessment to develop learning. Assessment for Learning  – Certificate in Teaching Assistant  Level 3 course is designed to focus on the reasons for using assessment for learning within an educational environment. The course highlights the importance of dialogue within a classroom. It is a crucial component and key to create a setting where questions are carefully chosen to give students the opportunity to think and express themselves.

Assessment for Learning  – Certificate in Teaching Assistant  Level 3 course will feature key topics such as the difference between formative and summative assessment, understand the benefits of assessment for learning and understand how to support the assessment for learning.

Teaching assistant is a highly rewarding career for individuals who want to work with children and share their knowledge in a classroom setting. The course will educate learners to check how understanding is progressing within a learning environment. Assessment for Learning  – Certificate in Teaching Assistant  Level 3 course will give individuals an opportunity to achieve a career in the education industry, in the shortest possible time.

Why Study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is it for?The course is suitable for learning support staff like teaching assistants and learning support assistants. Understand the roles between the teacher and learning support practitioner.
Access DurationThe course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Entry Requirement
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of AssessmentIn order to complete the Assessment for Learning  – Certificate in Teaching Assistant  Level 3 course successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
CertificationThose who successfully completed the course will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Assessment for Learning by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Awarding BodyABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and Career PathOnce you successfully completed the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Assessment for Learning you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is according to https://www.payscale.com. The qualification is suitable for individuals who want to work under the direction of a teacher.

  • Teaching Assistant – £12,201 per annum
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach
Common Career Paths For Teaching Assistant
Other Benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service

Course Curriculum

module 1
Compare and contrast the roles of the teacher and the learning support practitioner in assessment of learners’ achievements 00:00:00
module 2
Summarise the difference between formative and summative assessment 00:00:00
module 3
Explain the characteristics of assessment for learning 00:00:00
module 4
Explain the importance and benefits of assessment for learning 00:00:00
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module 5
Explain how assessment for learning can contribute to planning for future learning carried out by: the teacher; the learners; the learning support practitioner 00:00:00
module 6
Obtain the information required to support assessment for learning 00:00:00
module 7
Use clear language and examples to discuss and clarify personalised learning goals and criteria for assessing progress with learners 00:00:00
module 8
Use assessment opportunities and strategies to gain information and make judgments about how well learners are participating in activities and the progress they are making 00:00:00
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module 9
Provide constructive feedback to learners to help them understand what they have done well and what they need to develop 00:00:00
module 10
Provide opportunities and encouragement for learners to improve upon their work 00:00:00
module 11
Use information gained from monitoring learner participation and progress to help learners to review their learning strategies, achievements and future learning needs 00:00:00
module 12
Listen carefully to learners and positively encourage them to communicate their needs and ideas for future learning 00:00:00
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module 13
Support learners in using peer assessment and self-assessment to evaluate their learning achievements 00:00:00
module 14
Support learners to: reflect on their learning; identify the progress they have made; identify their emerging learning needs; identify the strengths and weaknesses of their learning strategies and plan how to improve them 00:00:00
module 15
Provide feedback to the teacher on: learner participation and progress in the learning activities; learners’ engagement in and response to assessment for learning; learners’ progress in taking responsibility for their own learning 00:00:00
module 16
Use the outcomes of assessment for learning to reflect on and improve own contribution to supporting learning 00:00:00
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