ATP tutor course
The ATP tutor course will be an advanced course of the Wikiversity assistant teacher program. The tutor course is not meant as mandatory tuition but should be restricted to high-track students instead. It is not realistic to assume that every pupil can qualify as a tutor.
The goal of the tutor course is to qualify the pupil as an independent tutor for a learning group or course of pupils without need for supervision by a subject teacher. The expectation is that subject teachers will often be present and guide the work of a tutor but that a tutor can be expected to prepare and hold a lesson without the help of a teacher. One could argue that the best practice would be for a tutor only to educate between one and three pupils at the same time but this may commonly be impracticable. The tutor course will encompass self-management training, research training, preparation of materials, didactics and documentation of the work as a tutor. At the end of the course the participants should also be qualified as instructors for the course.
Schools which have no use for tutors can allow tutors to qualify in order to hold voluntary advanced courses, private tutoring courses or extracurricular courses  for the school or for the general public.
The tutor course may also become useful for college students without prior experience as tutors.
Participants should have completed the assistant teacher course or equivalent training and should have gathered some experience as assistant teachers.
- Teachers' handbook: Voluntary courses and elective subjects
- Individual curriculum (Mentoring Handbook, Wikibooks)
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