The aim of this unit is to enable you to demonstrate understanding and application of the concept of professionalism, and dual professionalism, relating to the promotion of wider professional practice in education and training. The unit also gives you the opportunity to develop an understanding of the social, political and economic factors that influence policy and the impact it has on your curriculum and practice.

Furthermore, the unit encourages you to explore the impact of organisational processes and procedures and the understanding of the need for the quality assurance and quality improvement arrangements of an organisation.

Drawing on the research in your specialist are, produce a reflective account to compare your concept of professionalism and duel professionalism with that of your peers in other areas of education and training. Use your research finding to explain ways in which your professional values influence your practice in an area of specialism.

You need to include code of conduct, national bodies, professional recognition, membership of professional bodies, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status (QTLS) etc.