Teaching Assistant Test! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Most schools do not use self-review techniques, as they are considered dated.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that most schools do not use self-review techniques because they are considered dated. However, the answer is false. This means that the statement is incorrect, and it implies that most schools do use self-review techniques despite the perception that they are outdated.

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  • 2. 

    A continuous performance review/appraisal process will do which of the following? 

    • A.

      Ensure staff feel valued as an important member of the school

    • B.

      Prevent other schools from outpacing the current one

    • C.

      Extend the capacity for continuous improvement of both individuals and teams

    • D.

      Stop injuries from occurring

    • E.

      Improve pupil behaviour dramatically

    • F.

      Provide for advancement within the school or outside it

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ensure staff feel valued as an important member of the school
    C. Extend the capacity for continuous improvement of both individuals and teams
    F. Provide for advancement within the school or outside it
    Explanation
    A continuous performance review/appraisal process will ensure that staff feel valued as an important member of the school by providing regular feedback and recognition for their work. It will also extend the capacity for continuous improvement of both individuals and teams by identifying areas for growth and development. Additionally, it will provide opportunities for advancement within the school or outside it, allowing staff to progress in their careers.

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  • 3. 

    SMART stands for which of the following?

    • A.

      Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound

    • B.

      Specific, Monitored, Adjustable, Results-Driven and Testable

    • C.

      Standalone Measured and Applied Risk-Averse Training

    Correct Answer
    A. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound." SMART is an acronym used in goal-setting and project management to ensure that objectives are clear, quantifiable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. This acronym helps individuals and organizations set realistic and achievable goals by providing a framework for effective planning and execution.

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  • 4. 

    What details should be included in the SMART plan? 

    • A.

      The priority of the objectives

    • B.

      The ages and genders of everyone involved

    • C.

      Establish timelines

    • D.

      A detailed record of what has been said so far

    • E.

      A schedule for mealtimes and any other extra activities

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The priority of the objectives
    C. Establish timelines
    Explanation
    The SMART plan should include the priority of the objectives and establish timelines. This is important because it helps in setting clear goals and determining the order of importance for each objective. Additionally, establishing timelines ensures that there is a clear plan in place with specific deadlines for achieving the objectives.

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  • 5. 

    During this process, medium to long term goals should also be explored.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the process mentioned, it is important to consider medium to long term goals. This suggests that the process is not only focused on short term goals but also takes into account the broader objectives and aspirations that extend beyond the immediate future. Therefore, the statement "During this process, medium to long term goals should also be explored" is true.

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  • 6. 

    The Children Act 2004 replaced the Children Act 1989.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Children Act 2004 did not replace the Children Act 1989. Instead, the Children Act 2004 acted as an amendment to the Children Act 1989, introducing new provisions and strengthening the existing ones. The Children Act 2004 aimed to improve the outcomes for children by promoting cooperation between different agencies and professionals involved in their care, such as social services, education, and healthcare.

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  • 7. 

    The six areas of learning that form the basis of the foundation stage curriculum are:

    • A.

      Basic medical knowledge

    • B.

      Knowledge of foreign cultures

    • C.

      Personal, social and emotional development

    • D.

      Communication, language and literacy

    • E.

      Mathematical development

    • F.

      Manners and etiquette

    • G.

      Knowledge and understanding of the world

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Personal, social and emotional development
    D. Communication, language and literacy
    E. Mathematical development
    G. Knowledge and understanding of the world
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the areas of learning that form the basis of the foundation stage curriculum. These areas are personal, social and emotional development, communication, language and literacy, mathematical development, and knowledge and understanding of the world. These areas are important for a child's overall development and provide a strong foundation for further learning. Basic medical knowledge and knowledge of foreign cultures are not included in the correct answer. Manners and etiquette is not mentioned in the correct answer, but it may be considered a part of personal, social and emotional development.

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  • 8. 

    The designated teacher should be clear about which of the following? 

    • A.

      Their own age and experience

    • B.

      The requirements for record-keeping

    • C.

      The roles and responsibilities of the investigation agencies and how to liaise with them

    • D.

      The county the school is located in

    • E.

      The timings of events throughout the year

    • F.

      The boundaries of confidentiality

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The requirements for record-keeping
    C. The roles and responsibilities of the investigation agencies and how to liaise with them
    F. The boundaries of confidentiality
    Explanation
    The designated teacher should be clear about the requirements for record-keeping to ensure that all necessary information is properly documented and maintained. They should also be aware of the roles and responsibilities of the investigation agencies and how to liaise with them, as this is crucial in cases involving child protection or safeguarding concerns. Additionally, understanding the boundaries of confidentiality is important to ensure that sensitive information is handled appropriately and shared only when necessary.

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  • 9. 

    What are the most important rights an employee has?

    • A.

      To have any risks to their health and safety properly controlled as far as possible

    • B.

      To be able to change their duties if they are not enjoying their current responsibilities

    • C.

      To have rest breaks during the working day, time off from work during the working week, and to have annual paid holiday

    • D.

      To stop work and leave their work area, without being disciplined if they have reasonable concerns about their safety

    • E.

      To be able to take time off for social engagements

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. To have any risks to their health and safety properly controlled as far as possible
    C. To have rest breaks during the working day, time off from work during the working week, and to have annual paid holiday
    D. To stop work and leave their work area, without being disciplined if they have reasonable concerns about their safety
    Explanation
    Employees have the right to have any risks to their health and safety properly controlled as far as possible. This means that employers are responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for their employees.

    Employees also have the right to have rest breaks during the working day, time off from work during the working week, and to have annual paid holiday. This ensures that employees have time to rest and recharge, promoting their overall well-being and work-life balance.

    Additionally, employees have the right to stop work and leave their work area without being disciplined if they have reasonable concerns about their safety. This empowers employees to prioritize their own safety and well-being, allowing them to take necessary actions to protect themselves.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following are valid alternatives to traditional course-based routes for learning? 

    • A.

      On-the-job project work, e.g. pupil shadowing to see how a pupil with special educational needs responds to different teaching styles and learning contexts

    • B.

      E-learning, e.g. responding to questions and answers in electronic format, and searching the internet for specific information

    • C.

      Receiving coaching or being mentored by a more experienced colleague from within the school

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. On-the-job project work, e.g. pupil shadowing to see how a pupil with special educational needs responds to different teaching styles and learning contexts
    B. E-learning, e.g. responding to questions and answers in electronic format, and searching the internet for specific information
    C. Receiving coaching or being mentored by a more experienced colleague from within the school
    Explanation
    The given answer includes valid alternatives to traditional course-based routes for learning. On-the-job project work allows individuals to gain practical experience and observe how different teaching styles and learning contexts affect students with special educational needs. E-learning provides opportunities for interactive learning through electronic formats and internet research. Receiving coaching or mentoring from experienced colleagues within the school allows for personalized guidance and support in professional development. These alternatives offer diverse and flexible approaches to learning outside of traditional classroom settings.

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