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VTCT EV Standardisation - Time For Change


VTCT EV standardisation

VTCT EV standardisation

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  • 1. TIME FOR CHANGE EV Standardisation Training Day 27th October 2011 York 28th October 2011 Hockley Heath October 2011
  • 2. Centre workshops The development officers will be doing a series of workshops across the country This presentation forms the basis of what we will be doing Opportunity to present to the EV’s first All signing from same ‘Hymn book’
  • 3. Impact of QCF on Awarding Organisations Commercially viable Meet regulatory requirements Attractive (less work) for centres Enjoyable, relevant learning experience for the student
  • 4. Vocational qualifications Move away from traditional style of evidence (large portfolios, exams etc) This is the ethos of the QCF Link between practical and knowledge and understanding Students need to see link (relevance of what they are doing)
  • 5. Holistic Assessment• “Assessment should be delivered efficiently... “• NOS for learning and development No: 9, 10, 11, 12 (an Assessor working to these standards should be assessing holisticly)• Conditions of recognition, Page 44, Condition E4.2: s/2011-05-16-general- conditions-of- recognition.pdf?Itemid=111
  • 6. Holistic new buzz word in education  Not just a punchy title  Actually an advanced assessment practice  More efficient and effective  Avoids repetition  Speeder completion  Makes sense to candidates  Less work for assessors
  • 7. Lets make it easy!! Move away from writing assignments Duplication !!! Over assessment Incorporating theory into practical Move away from end loading Competence
  • 8. Evidence should come easily
  • 9. Different way of thinking! Turns assessment process on head Identify activity that will provide evidence Look at imminent practical event and draw out evidence from that Opportunity to use one piece of evidence numerous times No fabrication – real!!!
  • 10. Assessment criteria
  • 11. Active verbs Definition of describe Definition of explain Describe how to identify PPE? Explain how to complete a client record card Explain why it is important to wear PPE
  • 12. Knowledge or observation Not straightforward Often observation may be asking for the production of a product – for example a project. This does not mean that the putting together of the product has to be observed