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Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/601/3325
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Schools as organisations
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
20
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Know the different types of schools in the education sector

1.1

Identify the main types of state and independent schools

1.2

Describe the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance

2

Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities

2.1

Describe roles and responsibilities of:

a school governors

b senior management team

c other statutory roles eg. SENCO

d teachers

e support staff

2.2

Describe the roles of external professionals who may work with a school eg. educational psychologist

3

Understand how schools uphold their aims and values

3.1

Define the meaning of:

a aims

b values

3.2

Describe with examples how schools may demonstrate and uphold their aims

3.3

Describe with examples how schools may demonstrate and uphold their values

4

Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools

4.1

Identify the laws and codes of practice affecting work in schools

4.2

Describe how laws and codes of practice promote pupil wellbeing and achievement

5

Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures

5.1

Describe why schools have policies and procedures

5.2

Identify the policies and procedures schools may have relating to:

a staff

b pupil welfare

c teaching and learning

6

Know about the wider context in which schools operate

6.1

Identify the roles and responsibilities of national and local government for education policy and practice

6.2

Describe the role of schools in national policies relating to children, young people and families

6.3

Describe the roles of other organisations working with children and young people and how these may impact on the work of schools

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