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14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer
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14 19 Educational Reform Presentation by J Croxton-Cayzer

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This presentation is based on the upcoming changes to the UK educational system

This presentation is based on the upcoming changes to the UK educational system

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

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