Implications Of The Changes To The 14 19 Curriculum

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Implications Of The Changes To The 14 19 Curriculum

  1. 1. Implications of the Changes to the 14-19 Curriculum<br />Mohammed Naseer<br />
  2. 2. Why were the reforms Suggested?<br />Provide different learning preferences<br />Motivate students<br />Increase Participation / Further education<br />Help learners to reach their full potential<br />Provide a choice of routes<br />To close the achievement gap<br />irrespective of race, gender, disability or background<br />
  3. 3. Revised Pathways and Qualifications <br />Diplomas <br />GCSEs<br />A Levels <br />Apprenticeships <br />Foundation Learning Tier<br />
  4. 4. Diplomas<br />A Diploma will Include:<br />Class work<br />Job experience<br />Extended project<br />Insight into the real world<br />No commitment<br />Stepping stone for Further Education<br />College<br />University<br />Employment<br />
  5. 5. Disadvantages of the Diploma<br />Insufficient Work Placements<br />Focused on particular jobs<br />Concerns about manageability <br />Value of a Diploma<br />
  6. 6. Apprenticeships<br />Expand the number of Apprenticeships<br />Combine paid work with on-the-job training<br />Qualification<br />Employment<br />Main Disadvantage<br /><ul><li>Will there be enough places on the Apprenticeships</li></li></ul><li>Foundation Learning Tier <br />Supports Learners 14 and over who do not meet the required standard<br />Below level 2 (Entry Level / Level 1)<br />Additional support<br />Focused learning<br />Suitable learning programme<br />Progress to higher level qualification<br />
  7. 7. Changes to GCSEs<br />Examination papers <br />Broad range of question styles <br />Incorporating functional skills into GCSEs in English, ICT and mathematics <br />Communication, Team Working, Presentation, and Problem Solving <br />Replacing coursework with controlled assessment <br />
  8. 8. Changes to A-Levels<br />Most subjects will be reduced from six units to four <br />Reduce the burden of assessment<br />Changes to the assessments <br />A broad range of question types <br />Synoptic assessment (make links between different areas of the subject)<br />Requirement for extended writing/project <br />
  9. 9. Main Areas of Concern<br />Number of Work placements<br />Work Load on Teachers <br />Controlled assessment<br />Staff Training<br />Will Deadlines be met<br />Equal opportunity<br />Value of a Diploma<br />Communication<br />Schools, Colleges & Employers<br />Major change for Local Authority<br />New Structures/Processes, Training etc<br />
  10. 10. Conclusion<br />Students will be better prepared<br />Personalised Learning<br />Students will choose what they what to learn<br />More choices for students<br />Teachers/Schools/Employers will need to adapt and change<br />

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