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Presentation for 14-19 Reform in secondary school for NTU.

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  • 1. Implication for Teaching and Learning
    By Gio Cutts - BSC (Hons) Computer Science
    25-Feb-2010
    Education &
    Business for
    The 21st Century
    The Diploma
    For a world that is changing fast….
    Learners in the
    Driving Seat
    Theory +
    Practical Work
  • 2. 14 -19 Curriculum Reform
    • Overview of the Diploma Framework
    • 3. Components of the Diploma
    • 4. Main Routes for 14-19 through Education and Training
    • 5. Implications for Students and Teachers
    • 6. Summary and Questions/Discussion
  • Overview of the Diploma Framework
    Designed principally for 14-19 years old
    3 Levels of achievement: Foundation, Higher and Advanced
    By 2011 available in 17 Subjects
    Raising by 2015 the minimum age to stay in education to 18
  • 7. Components of the Diploma
    Principal Learning must ensure skills learnt are fit for purpose & context
    Learning by Doing
    Keeping up-to-date from relevant sector and subject
    Generic Learning must include:
    Functional Skills – English, Mathematics and ICT
    A Project – As an additional Task
  • 8. Further education
    Apprenticeship post 18
    Higher education
    Employment
    Employment with training
    CONSIDEROPTIONS
    Higher or Advanced Diploma
    GCSE
    18
    Foundation or Higher Diploma
    CONSIDEROPTIONS
    CONSIDEROPTIONS
    16
    14
    Employment withtraining
    CONSIDEROPTIONS
    17
    Main routes through 14-19 education and training in 2015 and beyond
    GCSE / A-Level
    FoundationLearning
    Foundation Learning
    Apprenticeship
    There are, of course, many other optionsafter you turn 18, including a gap year and volunteering
    Functional Skills and Personal,Learning and Thinking Skills
    The Diploma combines theoretical study with practical experience based around a work-related curriculum. It is available at Foundation, Higher and Advanced level (Level 1 - Level 3).
    Well before the decision points information and advice will be critical to guide young people to make the best choice for them in relation to their prior learning.
    Some students may change paths at 17 because
    there are more one year courses available after 16.
    Higher or Advanced Diploma
    CONSIDEROPTIONS
    GCSE and A level qualifications are regularly updated to ensure that they remain high quality, relevant and interesting. They can be combined with Diplomas.
    GCSE / A Level
    Apprenticeships allow students to learn at work and gain qualifications. The number and range of Apprenticeships is increasing hugely so 1 in 5 will take this route by 2020.
    Apprenticeship
    i
    For further Information, please visit www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19
    This is for learners not ready for a full level 2 qualification and include a mix of learning to suit the individual.
    FoundationLearning
  • 9. What are the Implications of the Reform?
    Shake-up of the whole secondary curriculum
    Children will stay longer in Education
    Students, Teachers and Business in the driving seat
    DfES expects 40% of students to take up the new Diploma
    Students need to be driven and involved in their education goals
    Teachers must be able to interact with all the stakeholders involved in the project
  • 10. What are the Implications of the Reform?
    Schools must cooperate with each other and create consortium
    Teaching and Learning must be aligned with market and business needs
    Reform is needed to adapt education to new emerging professions
    IT is the driving force behind business, society and every day life
    Are we ready for the 21st Century challenge: from Homo Sapiens to Homo Interneticus.
  • 11. The ICT Diploma
  • 12. Only 20% of workforce…why?
  • 13. References
    http://yp.direct.gov.uk/diplomas/subjects/Information_Technology/
    Department for Children, Schools and Families - 14-19 Reform: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19/
    The Diploma: an overview of the qualification www.qcda.gov.uk/.../The_Diploma_An_overview_of_the_qualification_v3_March_2008.pdf -
    The Diploma and its pedagogy: www.qcda.gov.uk/libraryAssets/.../The_Diploma_and_its_pedagogy.pdf
  • 14. References
    Various pictures and charts related to the Diploma from: www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19
    The Virtual Revolution: how the Internet has reshaped our lives in 20 years: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00n4j0r