Pathways for All
   Development of two ‘all-through’ (Years 7 – 11) high schools,
    Clifton Hunter HS to serve Eastern districts and Joh...
   Students experience less disruption in Year 7 – 11 schools,
    with fewer transitions to cause stress and interfere w...
   Second chances
   Externally accredited vocational, career and
    technical education
   Rigorous, internationally ...
   Approved by Education Council
   Underpins the further education (Year 12)
    programme
   Provides a clear and rat...
   Cayman Diploma Programme
   Foundation Programme
   Further Education Programme
   Dual-entry programmes
    ◦ A-Le...
   Students study for AP/IB qualifications
    ◦ AP is transitional to full IB Diploma status
    ◦ AP also allows portab...
•   Allows second chances for students to resit exams (based
    on grades in Year 11; e.g. resit exams where students
   ...
•   Level 2 VoCaT (Vocational, Career and
    Technical) education programmes
    – Aimed at students who have at least 3 ...
   Level 1 VoCaT (Vocational, Career and
    Technical) Basic Technical Skills Programmes
    ◦ Planned for students who ...
   Level 2
    ◦   Applied Science
    ◦   Business
    ◦   Hospitality = BTEC business certificate + L/T WJEC
    ◦   Cr...
   Live survey to decide on VoCaT options for
    next year
   Not all the options on this list will be
    offered—your...
   Business, Retail and Administration
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
      Starting Work in Business, Retail and Administratio...
(subject to review by industry professionals)
   Construction
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
      Starting Work in Constructio...
   Health and Social Care
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
        Starting Work in Health and Social Care
        Developing Sk...
   Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
      Starting Work in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
     ...
   IT @ Work
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
      Starting Work in the IT Industry
      Developing Skills in IT
      Person...
   Sport and Leisure
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
      Starting Work in Sport and Leisure
      The Healthy Body
      Per...
   Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI)
           (current JGHS programme)
    ◦   Light Vehicle Construction and Routin...
   Applied Science
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Chemistry and Our Earth
       Energy and Our Universe
       Biolog...
   Business
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Business Purposes
       Business Organizations
       Financial Forecastin...
   Hospitality (combination programme)
    ◦ WJEC Leisure and Tourism (Cayman) GCSE

    ◦ BTEC Business Certificate
    ...
   Creative Media Production
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
        Research for Creative Media Production
        Communicati...
   Health and Social Care
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Communications and Individual Rights within the Health
        ...
   IT
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Communicating in the IT Industry
       Working in the IT Industry
       Compute...
   Public Services
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Public Services Skills
       Career Planning for the Public Services...
   Sport
    ◦ Mandatory Modules
       Fitness, Testing and Training
       Practical Sport
       Outdoor and Advent...
   Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI)
          (current JGHS programme)

    ◦ Complete 20 units in Level 1 plus

    ...
   Graduation
    ◦ Students will graduate at the end of Year 12.
   Programme location
    ◦ The Year 12 programme will...
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George Hicks Centre for Further Education

  1. 1. Pathways for All
  2. 2.  Development of two ‘all-through’ (Years 7 – 11) high schools, Clifton Hunter HS to serve Eastern districts and John Gray HS to serve Western districts  Organization of schools into academies, so that students have a small and stable home base  Shift to exams at the end of Year 11, followed by mandatory Year 12 pathways for further education  Introduction of a comprehensive set of pathways for all students in Year 12, including completely new VoCaT (Vocational, Career and Technical) training programmes  Enhanced support for Careers advisory and guidance throughout all schools
  3. 3.  Students experience less disruption in Year 7 – 11 schools, with fewer transitions to cause stress and interfere with learning  All-through schools and small academies allow for strong and sustained relationships with peers and teachers  The transition to large high schools can be difficult for students leaving primary school  The new Year 12 programme allows second chances for students who struggle with exams  There is a critical need for high quality, externally accredited vocational, career and technical education in the Cayman Islands  The Year 12 programme provides a bridge from school to the future for students, whether they are moving straight into work or are headed for highly demanding academic environments
  4. 4.  Second chances  Externally accredited vocational, career and technical education  Rigorous, internationally accredited academic options  Expanded choice  Career guidance  Work experience  A bridge to a successful future
  5. 5.  Approved by Education Council  Underpins the further education (Year 12) programme  Provides a clear and rationalized system for evaluating qualifications  Based on international standards
  6. 6.  Cayman Diploma Programme  Foundation Programme  Further Education Programme  Dual-entry programmes ◦ A-Levels ◦ UCCI Certificate Programmes (limited enrollment possible based on space and demand) ◦ Associate Degree Programmes
  7. 7.  Students study for AP/IB qualifications ◦ AP is transitional to full IB Diploma status ◦ AP also allows portable, independent modules  Applicants must have at least 5 high-grade passes, including English and Maths, at A*- B/I-II grades  This is a straightforwardly academic stream, aimed at the top quintile of the school
  8. 8. • Allows second chances for students to resit exams (based on grades in Year 11; e.g. resit exams where students have earned D/IV grades) • Students may also take new subjects, based on individual counseling • Applicants will usually have shown success in some Level 2 subjects • Programme will offer a focused programme of accessible subjects: – English – Mathematics – Electronic Document Processing and Management – Science – Social Studies • In addition, there will also be access to basic literacy and numeracy programmes • Foundation courses may be combined with vocational programmes
  9. 9. • Level 2 VoCaT (Vocational, Career and Technical) education programmes – Aimed at students who have at least 3 or 4 Level 1 passes (at least 3 or 4 passes at grades D/IV or below) – BTEC First Diploma schemes (equal 2 – 4 GCSE passes) – Work experience component (at least 1 day per week) – Possible combinations with Foundation (resit) programme
  10. 10.  Level 1 VoCaT (Vocational, Career and Technical) Basic Technical Skills Programmes ◦ Planned for students who have had limited academic success ◦ Focus on ensuring basic literacy, numeracy, ICT skills ◦ BTEC Introductory Schemes ◦ Strong work experience component
  11. 11.  Level 2 ◦ Applied Science ◦ Business ◦ Hospitality = BTEC business certificate + L/T WJEC ◦ Creative Media Production ◦ Health and Social Care ◦ IT ◦ Public Services ◦ Sport ◦ Motor Vehicle  Level 1 ◦ Business, Retail and Administration ◦ Construction ◦ Health and Social Care ◦ Hospitality, Travel and Tourism ◦ IT @ Work ◦ Sport and Leisure ◦ Motor Vehicle
  12. 12.  Live survey to decide on VoCaT options for next year  Not all the options on this list will be offered—your feedback will help us decide which to offer  The topics listed indicate some of the possible modules—the actual modules offered will depend on the interests and abilities of the students who enroll
  13. 13.  Business, Retail and Administration ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in Business, Retail and Administration  Introducing Customer Service  Personal Effectiveness ◦ Optional Modules  Ensuring Personal Health and Safety at Work  Communicating Effectively at Work  Introduction to Retail  Introduction to Administration
  14. 14. (subject to review by industry professionals)  Construction ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in Construction  Developing Skills and Working Safely in Construction  Personal Effectiveness ◦ Optional Modules  Developing Carpentry Skills  Developing Trowel Skills  Developing Painting Skills  Basic Building Maintenance
  15. 15.  Health and Social Care ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in Health and Social Care  Developing Skills in Health and Social Care  Personal Effectiveness  Looking After Children
  16. 16.  Hospitality, Travel and Tourism ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism  Introducing Customer Service  Personal Effectiveness ◦ Optional Modules  Planning Trips  Using Displays in Travel and Tourism
  17. 17.  IT @ Work ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in the IT Industry  Developing Skills in IT  Personal Effectiveness ◦ Optional Modules  PC Systems  Using the Internet  IT Applications  Digital Devices
  18. 18.  Sport and Leisure ◦ Mandatory Modules  Starting Work in Sport and Leisure  The Healthy Body  Personal Effectiveness ◦ Optional Modules  Organizing a Sport or Leisure Event  Issues in Sport and Leisure  Taking Part in Sport  Introducing Customer Service
  19. 19.  Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI) (current JGHS programme) ◦ Light Vehicle Construction and Routine Maintenance ◦ Operating Principles of Light Vehicle Engines, Tyres, Brakes, Steering and Suspension Systems ◦ Operating Principles and Maintenance of Light Vehicle Transmission Systems and Electrical and Electronic Systems ◦ Health and Safety in the Workplace
  20. 20.  Applied Science ◦ Mandatory Modules  Chemistry and Our Earth  Energy and Our Universe  Biology and Our Environment ◦ Optional Modules  Applications of Chemical Substances  Health Applications of Life Sciences  Science and the World of Work  Monitoring the Environment  Investigating a Crime Scene  Investigating Human Behaviour
  21. 21.  Business ◦ Mandatory Modules  Business Purposes  Business Organizations  Financial Forecasting for Business  People in Organizations ◦ Optional Modules  Using Office Equipment  Providing Business Support  Verbal and Non-verbal Communication in Business Contexts  Customer Relations in Business  Business Online  Starting a Small Business  Bookkeeping for Business
  22. 22.  Hospitality (combination programme) ◦ WJEC Leisure and Tourism (Cayman) GCSE ◦ BTEC Business Certificate  Mandatory Modules  Business Purposes  Business Organizations  Optional Modules  Verbal and Non-verbal Communication in Business Contexts  Customer Relations in Business  Business Online  Starting a Small Business  Bookkeeping for Business
  23. 23.  Creative Media Production ◦ Mandatory Modules  Research for Creative Media Production  Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production  The Creative Media Sector  Media Audiences and Products ◦ Optional Modules  Video Production  Audio Production  Print Production  Photography Techniques  Web Authoring  Digital Graphics for Interactive and Print-based Media  Advertising Production
  24. 24.  Health and Social Care ◦ Mandatory Modules  Communications and Individual Rights within the Health Sector  Individual Needs within the Health and Social Care Sector ◦ Optional Modules  Vocational Experience in the Health and Social Care Setting  Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care  Impact of Diet on Health  Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care  Human Lifespan Development
  25. 25.  IT ◦ Mandatory Modules  Communicating in the IT Industry  Working in the IT Industry  Computer Systems ◦ Optional Modules  Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Applications  Mobile Communications Technology  Presenting Information Using IT  Animation Techniques  Doing Business Online  Website Development
  26. 26.  Public Services ◦ Mandatory Modules  Public Services Skills  Career Planning for the Public Services  Improving Health and Fitness for Entry to the Uniformed Public Services  Employment in the Uniformed Public Services ◦ Optional Modules  Health and Safety in the Uniformed Public Services  Crime and Its Effects on Society  Fundamentals of Nautical Studies  Attending Emergency Incidents in Public Services  ICT and the Public Services  Law and Its Impact on the Individual  Adventurous Activities and Teamwork in the Public Services
  27. 27.  Sport ◦ Mandatory Modules  Fitness, Testing and Training  Practical Sport  Outdoor and Adventurous Activities ◦ Optional Modules  Work Experience in the Sports Industry  Planning and Running a Sports Event  Business Skills in Sports  Development of Personal Fitness  Nutrition for Sports Performance  Sports Development
  28. 28.  Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI) (current JGHS programme) ◦ Complete 20 units in Level 1 plus  Carrying Out Routine Vehicle Maintenance  Removing and Replacing Engine Units and Components  Electrical Auxiliary Units and Components  Chassis Units and Components  Health and Safety in the Workplace
  29. 29.  Graduation ◦ Students will graduate at the end of Year 12.  Programme location ◦ The Year 12 programme will be located on the George Hicks campus, separate from any Year 7 – 11 groups.  Transportation ◦ Transportation to the Year 12 programme site will be provided for all students. Arrangements for transportation to work experience sites are currently under review.  Uniform ◦ Year 12 students will be expected to wear a uniform. We hope to begin consultation with parents and students shortly to decide on an appropriate and practical uniform policy for students.

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