Induction 2013/14
Welcome to Induction
Aims
-To welcome you to the college
-To allow you to have your complete timetable before lessons begi...
College Values: Our Learning Commitment
 Your course induction will provide you with all the information you need to be s...
Expectations
What you can expect from us: What we expect from you:
Student
Conduct
Policy
My Course
My Course
Please see your course tutors directly for course information.
They will provide you with:
• a Course Guide whic...
Absence Reporting
Absence Policy
To report an absence please ring the main college number
0151 252 3000.
Absences can be reported from 8.30a...
Authorised Absence
Some absences may be classified as authorised and in these
cases students will be marked as present on ...
Employability
Employment and Enterprise Zone (EEZ) – What’s in it for you?
The EEZ will help students:
•Determine your career path and i...
Tutorial and Support
Personal Tutors
(For Personal/Pastoral support)
Personal Tutors
(For Personal/Pastoral support)
Student
Concerns
Learner
S...
Personal Tutors
(For Personal/Pastoral support)
Personal Tutors
(For Personal/Pastoral support)
Student
Concerns
Learner
S...
Learning Support
Sensory Dyslexia/SpLD
Learning
Difficulty/Physic
al Disability
Personal Care
This is provided to students...
Learning Mentors
Learning Mentors can provide one to one support, a listening ear, help you with
study skills and help to ...
Safeguarding
You have the right to feel safe whilst
studying at the college. If you feel you
may be in danger of abuse or ...
Equality and Diversity
Finance
We offer information, advice and guidance about fees,
finance and funding which cover the following areas of
finan...
Enrichment
Get more from college!
Social & Events
Freshers fair, student social rooms, trips.
Sports
football, gym, basket...
Enrichment
Get more from college!
Find us online…
w: facebook.com/livcollenrich
w: twitter.com/livcollenrich
e: enrichment...
Student Voice
Reps and
Student
Parliament
Student
Voice
Complaints
Procedure
Buzz the
Boss
Student
Survey/
Feedback
Pod
Student Representatives and the Student Union!
Every group/class of students will elect a member to represent them at cour...
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Induction 13/14

  1. 1. Induction 2013/14
  2. 2. Welcome to Induction Aims -To welcome you to the college -To allow you to have your complete timetable before lessons begin -To get to know other students on your course -To set our expectations of you and let you know what you can expect from us -To introduce college policies and procedures -To outline sources of help, guidance and support within college via personal tutors and support teams - To have FUN!
  3. 3. College Values: Our Learning Commitment  Your course induction will provide you with all the information you need to be successful  We will ensure you have the opportunity to give feedback on the quality of your experience of college and we will listen and respond  Your lessons will be well planned with a range of learning opportunities to best suit your needs  Your teachers will have high levels of subject and teaching expertise to engage, inspire and challenge you  Your assessments will be well planned with timely feedback which helps you improve  Your personal tutor will agree your learning targets with you and will give you regular feedback on your progress towards achievement  We will provide you with responsive and appropriate learning and pastoral support when you need it  We will support you in identifying and developing your employability skills so that you are well prepared for the world of work  We will provide you with the opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills  We will provide you with the necessary support in order to progress to the next level of study or into employment
  4. 4. Expectations What you can expect from us: What we expect from you:
  5. 5. Student Conduct Policy
  6. 6. My Course
  7. 7. My Course Please see your course tutors directly for course information. They will provide you with: • a Course Guide which includes further information on your course •your timetable.
  8. 8. Absence Reporting
  9. 9. Absence Policy To report an absence please ring the main college number 0151 252 3000. Absences can be reported from 8.30am and the following information is required:- Name of student and date of birth Person code (printed on the membership card) OR An email is sent to tutors to inform them of your absence and any message if required
  10. 10. Authorised Absence Some absences may be classified as authorised and in these cases students will be marked as present on College registers. Maintaining a high level of attendance is important for the following reasons: •It can affect your eligibility to receive payments from the college’s Learner Support Fund •For eligible learners, it can affect your ability to receive your bursary payment. •It may affect your eligibility to sit your examinations •It may affect your ability to receive travel support
  11. 11. Employability
  12. 12. Employment and Enterprise Zone (EEZ) – What’s in it for you? The EEZ will help students: •Determine your career path and identify key strengths •Compile a CV, complete job applications and prepare for interviews •Offer new skills or additional training to meet current job vacancies •Secure work placements with local employers •Search for relevant work and offer ongoing support once employed
  13. 13. Tutorial and Support
  14. 14. Personal Tutors (For Personal/Pastoral support) Personal Tutors (For Personal/Pastoral support) Student Concerns Learner Support Learner Support Learning Mentor Learning Mentor Health & Well- Being Health & Well- Being FinanceFinance Child- care Child- care Advice & Guidance Advice & Guidance Subject Tutors (For subject concerns) Subject Tutors (For subject concerns)
  15. 15. Personal Tutors (For Personal/Pastoral support) Personal Tutors (For Personal/Pastoral support) Student Concerns Learner Support Learner Support Learning Mentor Learning Mentor Health & Well- Being Health & Well- Being FinanceFinance Child- care Child- care Advice & Guidance Advice & Guidance Subject Tutors (For subject concerns) Subject Tutors (For subject concerns)
  16. 16. Learning Support Sensory Dyslexia/SpLD Learning Difficulty/Physic al Disability Personal Care This is provided to students who have a learning difficulty or a disability. There are 4 support teams: To access support: Tick the box at application Speak to your personal tutor Contact Learning Support direct, (student handbook for details) How support works: Support need is assessed by the relevant team It is flexible and designed to meet your needs to enable you to succeed on your course It takes place inside or outside the classroom and can be 1:1
  17. 17. Learning Mentors Learning Mentors can provide one to one support, a listening ear, help you with study skills and help to improve your grades. Your Personal Tutor can put you in touch with a Learning Mentor or you can book an appointment by logging onto the VLE. Learning Mentors can help with: • making sense of assignments • building portfolios and managing your time • writing great essays and reports • locating resources and developing research techniques • developing revision plans and strategies • encouraging you to be more motivated on your course • building confidence • making sense of assignments • building portfolios and managing your time • writing great essays and reports • locating resources and developing research techniques • developing revision plans and strategies • encouraging you to be more motivated on your course • building confidence Contact: You can either come to us yourself or ask your tutor to refer you. We can be found in the LRC (Library) or in Student Services.
  18. 18. Safeguarding You have the right to feel safe whilst studying at the college. If you feel you may be in danger of abuse or harm, contact your tutor or call 07572 151 725
  19. 19. Equality and Diversity
  20. 20. Finance We offer information, advice and guidance about fees, finance and funding which cover the following areas of financial support FE Funding bursaries, travel, course fee waivers & discounts, payment options, course equipment funds, 24+ loans and additional sources of funding HE Funding Tuition fee loans, living cost support (grants &loans,) supplementary grants for student parents and disabled students, additional sources of funding and discounts 1:1 & Group guidance Advice on Welfare and Benefits Any questions? AskAnn@liv- coll.ac.uk
  21. 21. Enrichment Get more from college! Social & Events Freshers fair, student social rooms, trips. Sports football, gym, basketball, rock climbing, scuba diving. Volunteering student ambassadors, charity fundraising, Christmas toy appeal, food bank Enterprise Enterprise Club, guest speakers & master classes, student markets, funding opportunities Creative & Media Student magazine & media team, radio studio, jewellery making, photography, fashion workshops, graffiti What will you choose?
  22. 22. Enrichment Get more from college! Find us online… w: facebook.com/livcollenrich w: twitter.com/livcollenrich e: enrichment@liv-coll.ac.uk What will you choose?
  23. 23. Student Voice
  24. 24. Reps and Student Parliament Student Voice Complaints Procedure Buzz the Boss Student Survey/ Feedback Pod
  25. 25. Student Representatives and the Student Union! Every group/class of students will elect a member to represent them at course team meetings with the course staff. This provides an opportunity for students to express their opinions, give comments about the course, raise any issues on behalf of their peer group and receive feedback and news of progress from the staff. •Training on how to perform well as a Student Rep will be offered online, or by sessions put on by the Students Union and the college’s Student Engagement Team. •Student Reps will also be invited to focus groups with senior managers to voice concerns or appraisal of your experiences at college. •Student Reps will be offered the chance to put themselves forward to be School Reps and to represent their school on the Student Parliament, where they’ll help to make decisions about how the union represents students, organises activities, looks after student welfare and spends the union budget. •Contact the Student Union President on 252 3683 if you are interested in getting involved in your Union.

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