VIC DECV JWard

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VIC Distance Education Centre Victoria. Jenny Ward, Sue Adamidis, Antoine Toniolo

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VIC DECV JWard

  1. 1. Distance Education Centre Victoria
  2. 2. A day in the life of a DECV student coordinator…..
  3. 3. DECV Student Coordinators Sue Adamidis Years 7 & 10 Student Coordinator Antoine Toniolo Years 8 & 9 Student Coordinator Jenny Ward Year 11 Student Coordinator
  4. 4. About the DECV- Our Student Cohort   7-10 11-12 ACE 2 0.36% 29 1.26% YOUNG ADULT (18-21) 0 0.00% 114 4.94% BALLET 11 1.95% 15 0.65% DISTANCE 8 1.42% 3 0.13% INMATE 1 0.18% 7 0.30% LINK UP 6 1.07% 26 1.13% MEDICAL 202 35.88% 133 5.76% OTHER 16 2.84% 19 0.82% REFERRAL 101 17.94% 46 1.99% SCHOOL 133 23.62% 1671 72.34% SPORT 8 1.42% 25 1.08% TAFE ADULT (21+) 0 0.00% 164 7.10% TRAVELLER 75 13.32% 58 2.51% TOTAL 563   2310  
  5. 5. DECV Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) <ul><li>2008 Targets 11-12 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Increase the proportion of timely enrolments </li></ul><ul><li>2. Reduce the proportion of non-allocated students during Weeks 1-4 of the student timetable </li></ul><ul><li>3. Decrease the average number of days from enrolment date to a student’s first submission </li></ul><ul><li>4. Reduce the proportion of students who progress to the defaulting letter stage of the Student Management Action Plan (SMAP) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Increase the proportion of students returning to current status from default status </li></ul>
  6. 6. DECV Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) <ul><li>2008 Targets - 7-10 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Increase student activity rates </li></ul><ul><li>2. Increase constructive teacher interaction with students, parents & guardians </li></ul><ul><li>3. Increase satisfaction measures in Student Attitudes to School survey </li></ul><ul><li>4. Increase satisfaction measures in Parent Opinion surveys </li></ul>
  7. 7. Management Strategies <ul><li>Enrolment counselling </li></ul><ul><li>Student Support Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>SMAP (Student Management Action Plan) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Enrolment Counselling <ul><li>All student enrolment forms are checked by student coordinators after enrolment staff </li></ul><ul><li>This allows us to counsel students on their overall program, subject choices and the number of subjects studied </li></ul><ul><li>This process allows us to reduce possible problems later on </li></ul>
  9. 9. Enrolments Team
  10. 10. Student support teachers <ul><li>Each teacher will be allocated a small “home” group to oversee </li></ul><ul><li>Preferably students they teach </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct an intake interview with each student preferably over the phone </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor their program and liaise with other teachers and coordinators throughout the year </li></ul>
  11. 12. SMAP Data – 7-10 <ul><li>The aim of the SMAP process is to increase or sustain student activity rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Our activity rates in 2007 were: </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Rates: </li></ul><ul><li>May 11th to Sep 20th </li></ul><ul><li>Years 7-10 = 80% Years 7-10 = 83% </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>On average there has been an improvement of 3% across 7 – 10 from May to September 2007. </li></ul>
  12. 15. SMAP Data – 11 - 12 2007 WEEK DEFAULTERS WARNINGS REGAINED C STATUS 1 344 238 169 2 192 136 99 3 669 420 388 4 326 150 268 5 303 80 250 6 14 3 10 TOTAL 1848 1027 1184 55.6% 64.1%
  13. 16. SMAP Data – 11-12 2008 WEEK DEFAULTERS WARNINGS REGAINED C STATUS 1 273 110 191 2 206 139 109 3 105 76 47 4 304 247 113 5 193 133 62 6 127 95 56 TOTAL 1208 800 578 66.2% 47.8%
  14. 17. SMAP Data -11-12 Satisfactory completion baseline data Semester 1 Students who enrolled early for semester 1, (eg prior to courses beginning) Students who enrolled during week 4 Year Level % 2006 11 56 2006 12 70 2007 11 56 2007 12 73 2008 11 67 2008 12 70 Year Level % 2006 11 33 2006 12 24 2007 11 7 2007 12 50 2008 11 34 2008 12 32
  15. 18. SMAP Data – 11-12 Withdrawal rate baseline data Withdrawal rates for those students who enrolled early Student enrolled during week 4 Year Level % 2006 11 32 2006 12 25 2007 11 34 2007 12 22 2008 11 22 2008 12 23 Year Level % 2006 11 59 2006 12 67 2007 11 85 2007 12 43 2008 11 55 2008 12 49
  16. 19. Engagement Strategies / Options <ul><li>Online lessons / Chats </li></ul><ul><li>Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Adjusted programs, such as DIY modules. Teacher modifications to courses </li></ul><ul><li>Special Provision Arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Student visits </li></ul><ul><li>Welfare Team </li></ul><ul><li>Community Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>The Circuit Breaker Program </li></ul><ul><li>Small Talk Program (Young mums) </li></ul>
  17. 20. Online lessons / Chats <ul><li>Assists in engaging students in the program </li></ul><ul><li>Assist in building relationships between students </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Building a sense of whole school community </li></ul>
  18. 21. Camp <ul><li>The DECV camp was established in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>It is open to all students from years 7-12. </li></ul><ul><li>The camp has enabled students to make friends and meet new people in a safe, friendly and relaxed environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Many students have continued the friendships after the camp has finished. </li></ul><ul><li>The camp also helps to build the student teacher relationship and encourages engagement with their program and school. </li></ul>
  19. 22. Camp
  20. 23. Modified Programs <ul><li>Adapt course materials to suit individual needs </li></ul><ul><li>Review student workloads and overall programs to suit individual circumstances </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative programs such as DIY Modules, Booster maths, Numeracy, Foundation English and Foundation maths </li></ul><ul><li>Offer a VCAL or VET certificate </li></ul>
  21. 24. Special Provision – Years 11 -12 <ul><li>Modification to the actual coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Modification to the overall program, such as looking at a 3 year VCE program </li></ul><ul><li>Extension of time (in some cases) </li></ul><ul><li>VCE completion with no study score </li></ul>
  22. 25. Student Visits <ul><li>Students are encouraged to visit the DECV </li></ul><ul><li>In some instances teachers will visit students at home or at their base school </li></ul><ul><li>These visits assist in the important step of building relationships with students. </li></ul>
  23. 26. The DECV Welfare Team <ul><li>The welfare team consists of: </li></ul><ul><li>3 student counsellors </li></ul><ul><li>A psychologist who is on site 1 day per week </li></ul>
  24. 27. The Welfare Team
  25. 28. The Welfare Team <ul><li>Work closely with students to address their individual needs </li></ul><ul><li>Liaise with teachers and families / parents </li></ul><ul><li>Liaise with outside agencies such as doctors, mental health workers, support agencies, DHS </li></ul><ul><li>Implement strategies to assist students to engage with the program </li></ul><ul><li>Oversee the student intake interview </li></ul><ul><li>Oversee the social support network program </li></ul>
  26. 29. Partnerships <ul><li>The DECV has made some links with community organisations to assist students in particular areas or with particular needs </li></ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul><ul><li>Berry Street </li></ul><ul><li>Link Up – Ballarat, Melton </li></ul><ul><li>Visy Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Shop 16 </li></ul>
  27. 30. The Circuit Breaker Program <ul><li>This program enables students to be removed from the school for a short period of time to give both the student and the school some time out (10 weeks) </li></ul><ul><li>They are provided with DECV materials for a short period of time with a view to facilitating a successful return to school in the near future. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-responsibility for the student between DECV and home school </li></ul>
  28. 31. Small Talk Program <ul><li>This is a program aimed at supporting young mums </li></ul><ul><li>They have access to a common support teacher who is familiar with their specific needs </li></ul><ul><li>Access to supporting materials on our website aimed at assisting them with parenting and study skills </li></ul><ul><li>Links to other young mums (parents) enrolled at DECV </li></ul>
  29. 32. Sharing of ideas Fish bowl activity
  30. 33. Our DECV Students on camp ….

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