14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer


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14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer

  1. 1. Educational Reform 14-19 J. Croxton-Cayzer University of Chester 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>… Over 40% of all jobs in 2020 will require a graduate level qualification… </li></ul><ul><li>… skills and competitiveness are rising… </li></ul><ul><li>… 50% of current British workforce not qualified above five good GCSE’s… </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 20% of children from poor socio-economic backgrounds study for a degree </li></ul><ul><li>BUT </li></ul><ul><li>We have four of the Top 10 world Universities </li></ul><ul><li>We need 340,000 more scientists and engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Over a 100,000 people a year now completing Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Talent, Skill and creativity now the Key levers for Prosperity </li></ul>Our Current Situation
  3. 3. Why the Change? <ul><li>Biggest Educational Reform for thirty Years </li></ul><ul><li>Technology driven world is ever changing and employers want people who are adaptable and multi-skilled </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching for Life </li></ul><ul><li>Social Skills as well as Academic Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for Success </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aims and Objectives <ul><li>Raise the minimum age at which young people leave education to 17 by 2013 and to 18 by 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing a new suite of qualifications, Diplomas in 17 subject areas at three levels by 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing Assessment at A level whilst ensuring students are still challenged </li></ul><ul><li>Remap the core subjects to Maths, English and ICT </li></ul><ul><li>New standards in English, Maths and ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Updating GCSE’s </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing apprenticeship opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>By 2020, for 90% of young people to achieve Level 2 (5 A* to C GCSEs equivalent) by the age of 19, 70% to achieve level 3 qualifications by that age . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Learning Routes <ul><li>From 2013 all publicly funded schools will offer 3 routes for 14-16 year olds: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diplomas (Foundation or Higher) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Qualifications (GCSE) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Learning Tier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>From 2013 all publicly funded schools will offer 4 routes for 16-18 year olds: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diplomas (Foundation, Higher or Advanced) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Qualifications (GCSE or A level) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation Learning Tier </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What is the Diploma? <ul><li>A new qualification that can be attained at school or college, more tailored to individual needs </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 10 subjects to choose from, 17 by 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma’s run for two years. </li></ul><ul><li>More flexible and practical than A levels and GCSE </li></ul><ul><li>Available across three levels </li></ul><ul><li>The Diploma is designed to support a student’s next move - whether that's further study at school or college, work-related training, going on to university or a job with training </li></ul><ul><li>Doing a full set of Diploma’s (Foundation, Higher and Advanced) is equal to 5 GCSE’s D to G, 7 GCSE’s A*-C and 3.5 A levels. </li></ul>
  7. 7. GCSE Reform <ul><li>Controlled Assessment instead of coursework in 24 subjects including Geography and History </li></ul><ul><li>Examination papers to have a broader range of questions </li></ul><ul><li>Functional employee skills to be integrated into English, Maths and Science </li></ul>
  8. 8. Apprenticeships <ul><li>As employees, apprentices earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills </li></ul><ul><li>When they are not working apprentices receive training to work towards nationally recognised qualifications (NVQ) </li></ul><ul><li>Earn a salary </li></ul><ul><li>Get paid holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Receive training </li></ul><ul><li>Gain qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Learn job-specific skills. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What will this mean? <ul><li>Knowledge is no longer static. We no longer go to the internet for information. We look to it to facilitate change and to make knowledge a collaborative effort </li></ul><ul><li>Shift Happens…When it comes…people must be able to move with the times </li></ul><ul><li>The computer will be able to outthink a human brain. We need new outlets for information sharing if we are going to prosper. </li></ul><ul><li>The world has never been smaller and yet contained so much </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>Information retrieved from Department for children, schools and families on 18/02/2010. URL : http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19/ </li></ul><ul><li>Information retrieved from 14-19 Reform on 18/02/2010. URL : http://www.14-19reforms.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Information retrieved from Times Educational Supplement on 18/02/2010. URL : http://www.tes.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Information retrieved from Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency on 18/02/2010. URL : http://www.qcda.gov.uk/4071.aspx </li></ul>
  11. 11. Copyright <ul><li>Any Images reproduced here are purely for educational purposes and should by no means be copied, reproduced, or otherwise used without the authors consent. </li></ul>