* Covers all the mandatory and optional units, providing everything learners need to know in easy-to-read language. * Fully updated for the new specification and packed with exciting features to help bring learning to life. * Assessment requirements and portfolio-building opportunities are given greater focus through tailored activities and examples. * New 'School Life' feature enables learners to relate knowledge and understanding from each unit to their own experiences in the workplace. * Contains a DVD providing video clips so that learners can see and appraise the practice of other teaching/classroom assistants.