Implications for teaching and learning of the changes to the 14-19 curriculum<br />Ahsan Ashraf<br />
Introduction<br />Why was there even a need?<br />The Reform<br />Before and After<br />Implications<br />Reflection<br />...
Why?<br />By 2020 there will be 5 million fewer low skilled jobs in Britain than there are today<br />40 % of all jobs in ...
Why?<br />From September 2008 the 14-19 curriculum is changing to make young people&apos;s education more relevant to toda...
Before Reform<br />At age 14<br />GCSE’s<br />At age 16<br />A-Levels<br />BTEC’s<br />City and Guilds<br />At age 18<br /...
After Reform<br />The 4 learning pathways:<br />The foundation learning tier <br />For learners not ready for a full level...
After Reform<br />Furthermore, the reforms include:<br />introducing a new secondary curriculum <br />integrating function...
The reform<br />Raising the minimum leaving age to 18 by 2015<br />New set of qualifications – Diplomas in 17 subject area...
The reform<br />Supporting learners below level 2 and level 1 through the foundation learning tier <br />placing responsib...
Implications: Learning<br />Decisions are made from a young age:<br />At age 14, pupils can choose:<br />GCSE<br />Foundat...
Implications: Learning<br />At age 16, in school or college, they can take:  <br />the Diploma<br />GCSE/A Levels<br />an ...
Implications: Teaching<br />Integration and collaboration with employers, colleges and schools<br />Training required - di...
Reflection<br />Difficult to research but it was interesting<br />Focus previously has been on technology<br />A new topic...
Bibliography<br />BBC, 2010. Special Reports - 14-19 Learning [Online]. BBC. Available at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_d...
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  1. 1. Implications for teaching and learning of the changes to the 14-19 curriculum<br />Ahsan Ashraf<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Why was there even a need?<br />The Reform<br />Before and After<br />Implications<br />Reflection<br />References<br />
  3. 3. Why?<br />By 2020 there will be 5 million fewer low skilled jobs in Britain than there are today<br />40 % of all jobs in 2020 will require a graduate level qualification<br />Many reasons for requiring reform (Shift happens)<br />The world is changing...<br />
  4. 4. Why?<br />From September 2008 the 14-19 curriculum is changing to make young people&apos;s education more relevant to today&apos;s world<br />Did we cater for:<br />Climate Change<br />Augmented Reality<br />Artificial Intelligence<br />Nanotechnology<br />
  5. 5. Before Reform<br />At age 14<br />GCSE’s<br />At age 16<br />A-Levels<br />BTEC’s<br />City and Guilds<br />At age 18<br />University<br />Employment<br />
  6. 6. After Reform<br />The 4 learning pathways:<br />The foundation learning tier <br />For learners not ready for a full level 2 qualification (mixture of learning)<br />GCSEs and A levels <br />Regularly updated to ensure high quality (Can be combined with Diplomas)<br />The Diploma <br />Combination of theory and practical based around work related curriculum (level 1 to 3)<br />Apprenticeships <br />Allows one to learn at work and gain qualifications<br />
  7. 7. After Reform<br />Furthermore, the reforms include:<br />introducing a new secondary curriculum <br />integrating functional skills across the curriculum, learning programmes and qualifications <br />introducing foundation, higher and extended projects into learning programmes for 14- to 19-year-olds <br />creating the qualifications and credit framework (QCF) <br />reforming vocational qualifications<br />
  8. 8. The reform<br />Raising the minimum leaving age to 18 by 2015<br />New set of qualifications – Diplomas in 17 subject areas at 3 levels<br />A- levels – reduced assessment but ensuring students are stretched and challenged<br />Functional Skills standards in English, Maths and ICT<br />Reviewing and updating GCSE’s<br />Expanding Apprenticeship Opportunities <br />
  9. 9. The reform<br />Supporting learners below level 2 and level 1 through the foundation learning tier <br />placing responsibility for education and training of all young people to 18 with local authorities so LAs can take a more holistic view of services for under 19s <br />increased emphasis on science, technology, engineering and maths <br />
  10. 10. Implications: Learning<br />Decisions are made from a young age:<br />At age 14, pupils can choose:<br />GCSE<br />Foundation or Higher Diploma<br />Foundation learning<br />
  11. 11. Implications: Learning<br />At age 16, in school or college, they can take:  <br />the Diploma<br />GCSE/A Levels<br />an apprenticeship<br />Foundation Learning<br />Employment with training<br />At age 18, they can:<br />FE or HE<br />Apprenticeship Post 18<br />Employment<br />Employment with training<br />
  12. 12. Implications: Teaching<br />Integration and collaboration with employers, colleges and schools<br />Training required - diploma-support.org<br />ICT is a functional skill<br />New Courses<br />Students will stay on longer<br />
  13. 13. Reflection<br />Difficult to research but it was interesting<br />Focus previously has been on technology<br />A new topic with very little previous knowledge<br />Have to know and understand before expressing views<br />Why did it change?<br />How has it changed?<br />What are the implications?<br />“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself” Lord Alexander<br />
  14. 14. Bibliography<br />BBC, 2010. Special Reports - 14-19 Learning [Online]. BBC. Available at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/education/14-19_learning/default.stm [Accessed: 28 January 2010]<br />DCSF, 2010. DCSF 14-19 Reform [Online]. DCSF. Available at: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19/ [Accessed: 25 January 2010]<br />QCDA, 2010. The Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency [Online]. QCDA. Available at: [Accessed: 28 January 2010]<br />TDA, 2010. 14–19 education reforms: developing the workforce [Online]. TDA. Available at: http://www.tda.gov.uk/teachers/hottopics/educationreforms.aspx [Accessed: 27 January 2010]<br />TEACHERNET, 2009. 14 to 19 reform [Online]. TEACHERNET. Available at: http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/teachingandlearning/14to19/ [Accessed: 28 January 2010]<br />

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