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assessor

Overview page. Subjects: Education — Dentistry.

An independent person working within the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) framework who ensures that a trainee dental nurse is competent in their area of work.

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children's centre

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Education.

A building housing a range of services to support children up to five years of age and their families, including childcare, early education, parenting advice, and access to health advice....

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instrumental

Overview page. Subjects: Education — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Describes learning which is undertaken not for its own sake but for some other purpose. For example, all vocational education is instrumental in that its purpose is to prepare the learner...

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intelligence test

Overview page. Subjects: Education — Medicine and Health.

A standardized assessment procedure for the determination of intellectual ability. The score produced is usually expressed as an intelligence quotient. Most tests present a series of...

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National Vocational Qualification

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Education.

(NVQ)

Competence‐based qualifications in work‐related skills areas, designed to reflect the needs of employers and to offer clear progression routes. They were introduced in 1986...

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outreach

Overview page. Subjects: Education — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The work of staff in social and health agencies that is taken outside the office into the community, and the publicizing of available services so those who need them become aware that the...

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psychomotor

Overview page. Subjects: Education — Medicine and Health.

adj. relating to muscular and mental activity. The term is applied to disorders in which muscular activities are affected by cerebral disturbance.

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reflective practice

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Education.

The process of retrospectively examining one's own professional performance in order to clarify the reasons for one's actions and decisions, and to learn from them.

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skills

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Education.

1 An area of education and training concerned with vocational qualifications and usually assessed and accredited through National Vocational Qualifications. The term is...

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special educational needs

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Education.

(SEN) the requirements of children who have difficulties in learning or in accessing education. Children with SEN can be supported via mainstream schools or may attend a special school....

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