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Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
Rhona Arthur, A Curriculum for Excellence
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    • 1. Rhona Arthur Assistant Director, SLIC/CILIPS
    • 2.
      • Scottish Government
      • Concordat
      • 5 strategic priorities
      • National indicators and targets
      • Single outcome agreements
      • Skills for Scotland
      • Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
      • Glow
    • 3.
      • National Debate 2002, ACfE 2004
      • First integrated curriculum from 3-18, irrespective of educational establishment;
      • 4 capacities: Successful learners; Effective contributors; Responsible citizens and Confident individuals
      • a broad general education with a focus on outcomes;
      • more opportunities to develop skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work for all young people at every stage;
      • focus on literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing at every stage;
      • ensuring connections between all aspects of learning and support for learning.
    • 4.
      • 8 curriculum areas
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Languages
      • Mathematics
      • Sciences
      • Social studies
      • Expressive arts
      • Technologies
      • Religious and moral education
    • 5.
      • Citizenship
      • Enterprise
      • Creativity
      • Sustainable development
      • Literacy and numeracy
    • 6.
      • Draft experiences and outcomes
        • Literacy and English
        • Numeracy
        • Mathematics
        • Science
        • Health and wellbeing
        • Expressive Arts
        • Social Studies
        • Religious and moral education (also for Roman Catholic schools)
        • Classical languages
        • Gaelic learners (and also Gaelic and literacy)
    • 7.
      • Consultation on national qualifications in Scotland launched 10/6/08 until 31/10/08
        • Scrap Standard Grades at General and Credit
        • Scrap Intermediate I and II and replace at SCQF 4 and 5
        • New qualifications in literacy and numeracy (SCQF levels 3-5)
        • Consider Scottish Science Baccalaureate and a Scottish Language Baccalaureate
        • Highers and Advanced Highers at Senior Phase as Gold Standard
        • Flexibility of length of study 12-24 months and winter diet of exams
    • 8.
      • Inspection regimes
      • Assessment strictures – Assessment for learning
      • “ Creative thinking and support are required in areas ranging from curriculum planning to assessment”
      • Pressure on local authority funding
      • Reductionist model – Gershon and Crerrar
      • Funding to reduce class sizes
      • Single status, pay modernisation
    • 9.
      • Access to wide range of information
      • Support for attainment across the school curriculum
      • Support for development of literacy, including increasing reading confidence and fluency
      • Expertise in the development of information literacy
      • Assistance with the effective use of ICT in learning and teaching
      • Knowledge and skills in promoting reading for enjoyment
      • Support for personal and social development
    • 10.
      • Library skills courses
      • Support for selection of developmental reading
      • Acquisition of analytical skills
      • Recommended book lists
      • Book reviews
      • Book groups
      • Use of library catalogues
      • Using book/author websites for research
      • Development of information literacy
      • Preparation of bibliographies
      • Reading diaries
      • Presentation skills, group work, etc, etc
    • 11.
      • Group and pair working
      • Skimming, scanning and note-taking
      • Critical evaluation
      • Provision of resources for discursive essays
      • Planning research
      • Peer and self evaluation
    • 12.
      • Reading material reflecting cultural diversity
      • Careers guidance
      • Citizenship
      • Cultural events
      • Help development of informed and ethical viewpoints – research projects, involvement in events like Holocaust Memorial Day, Youth Parliament
    • 13.
      • Provision of print and non print resources from which to develop knowledge
      • Leadership opportunities – helping with library activities like book groups
      • Book awards like RED, Angus, Catalyst, South Lanarkshire all help develop critical analysis, develop and sustain arguments, opinions and debate
      • Team-working opportunities – library routines
    • 14.
      • ACfE offers opportunities
      • To be successful, we will need to be
      • Flexible in our approaches to supporting learning
      • Build on natural skills of networking and co-operation
      • Creative in our thinking
      • Imaginative in our resources
      • Good team players both in schools and by sharing our experiences
      • Thank you
      • www.slainte.org.uk

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