Roles and Responsibilities in Lifelong Learning
Unit 001 Roles. responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning As Education Officer for the Heritage Service (HS) my Job is to provide inspiring, enjoyable and informative learning that promotes lifelong learning and encourages regular return visits to the council’s museums (HS Education Policy), In order to do this in line council and national/international legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice. These include the: Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 This act provides for the health and safety of people who may be affected by the ctivities of work including learners and visitors to educational sites.
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 All our activities are risk assessed regularly In line with this act _ Data Protection Act (1998) All data taken when booking activities, evaluating activities, taking photos Is kept as stated In the act_ “Everyone who Is responsible for using data has to follow strict rules called data protecuon prlnclples’_ They must make sure the Information Is: used fairly and lawfully used for limited, specifically stated purposes used In a way that s adequate, relevant and not excessive ept for no longer than Is absolutely necessary handled according to peoples data protection rights kept sate and secure accurate not transferred outside the uK without adequate protection” This Is also reiterated in the council’s Data Protection Policy.
We also ensure that we adhere to The Protection ot Children Act (1999) and the Council’s Sateguarding Adults Policy The Equality Act (2010) The Council’s Equality Policy Statement says that “The council is committed to achieving equality ot opportunity in our employment practices and provision of services. The policy is xplicitly linked to the requirements of the council as an employer and provider of services in adhering to the Equality Act 2010′. When devising activities also follow the council’s equality statement in line with Equality Act As Ann Gravells (2012) says