Embedding ESOL into ICT courses NATECLA Conference, Leeds 11 July 2009 Chris Hooper (ESOL Programme Manager, Keighley Camp...
Aims <ul><li>Discuss benefits and potential drawbacks of ICT for ESOL learners </li></ul><ul><li>Identify links between ES...
Background <ul><li>There was a need to develop wider range of provision for ESOL learners in Keighley </li></ul><ul><li>Ma...
In 2008-2009 <ul><li>Used ICT Skills for Life qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Set up 2 groups specifically for ESOL learn...
Future <ul><li>Use functional ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure courses are publicised to all learners at initial assessment </...
Discussion points <ul><li>Looks to the questions printed on cards </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss in a small group </li></ul><ul...
Who is the course for? <ul><li>Know your learners before you choose your qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Initial assessmen...
Identify links between ESOL and ICT <ul><li>Look at the functional skills standards for one level </li></ul><ul><li>Try to...
Planning the course <ul><li>Scheme of work – what are key elements? </li></ul><ul><li>Session plans </li></ul><ul><li>ILPs...
Plan an activity <ul><li>Choose one ICT and one ESOL element </li></ul><ul><li>Plan a task which would could develop skill...
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Embedding Esol Into Ict Courses

  1. 1. Embedding ESOL into ICT courses NATECLA Conference, Leeds 11 July 2009 Chris Hooper (ESOL Programme Manager, Keighley Campus, Leeds City College)
  2. 2. Aims <ul><li>Discuss benefits and potential drawbacks of ICT for ESOL learners </li></ul><ul><li>Identify links between ESOL and ICT curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Plan an activity, showing both ESOL and ICT elements </li></ul><ul><li>Consider use of SMART ILP targets for embedded course </li></ul><ul><li>Anything else? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>There was a need to develop wider range of provision for ESOL learners in Keighley </li></ul><ul><li>Many learners had taken a course delivered by a non-ESOL specialist in previous year, with limited success </li></ul><ul><li>New person to the organisation keen to help learners move away from ‘more of the same’ </li></ul>
  4. 4. In 2008-2009 <ul><li>Used ICT Skills for Life qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Set up 2 groups specifically for ESOL learners </li></ul><ul><li>Same qualification is also used by SLDD Entry programme at the college </li></ul><ul><li>Advertised to learners and set up 2 groups </li></ul><ul><li>1 group at Entry level 1 and 2 ICT </li></ul><ul><li>1 group at Entry level 2 and 3 ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Carried out initial assessments of ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Matched ICT skills to language ability </li></ul>
  5. 5. Future <ul><li>Use functional ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure courses are publicised to all learners at initial assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Build qualification into full time course for young people </li></ul>
  6. 6. Discussion points <ul><li>Looks to the questions printed on cards </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss in a small group </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to feedback your ideas to the rest of the group </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who is the course for? <ul><li>Know your learners before you choose your qualification </li></ul><ul><li>Initial assessment </li></ul><ul><li>What information do you need? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Identify links between ESOL and ICT <ul><li>Look at the functional skills standards for one level </li></ul><ul><li>Try to identify ways in which you could use the ICT input to also develop language skills </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare to feedback to the rest of the group with a couple of examples of crossover between the two areas </li></ul>
  9. 9. Planning the course <ul><li>Scheme of work – what are key elements? </li></ul><ul><li>Session plans </li></ul><ul><li>ILPs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TASK – How can SMART targets be linked to both strands of the course? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link with language tutors </li></ul>
  10. 10. Plan an activity <ul><li>Choose one ICT and one ESOL element </li></ul><ul><li>Plan a task which would could develop skills in both areas </li></ul><ul><li>Use the session plan template to set out the activity </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly identify ESOL and ICT elements on the same template </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare to share your activity with another group </li></ul>
  11. 11. Embedding ESOL into ICT courses NATECLA Conference, Leeds 11 July 2009 Chris Hooper (ESOL Programme Manager, Keighley Campus, Leeds City College)
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