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Implications for teaching_and_learning_of_the_changes to the 14 to 19 curriculum

  1. 1. Implications for teaching and learning of the changes to the 14-19 curriculum
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><ul><li>The Key Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why changes Required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications for Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications for Teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. THE KEY CHANGES <ul><ul><li>To raise the minimum age that young people leave education or training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New qualifications e.g. Diplomas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reformed A levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New functional skills standards and qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GCSEs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanded Apprenticeship opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation learning tier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased emphasis on science, technology, engineering and maths </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. A levels <ul><ul><li>A broad range of question types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A requirement for extended writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce number of module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A* grade </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Diplomas <ul><ul><li>Diplomas will cover 17 subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offered at Foundation, Higher and Advanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Diploma can lead on to university or into a career </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Functional Skills <ul><ul><li>Using English, maths and ICT in everyday situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needed by employers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting the most from education and training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transferable skills </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. GCSE’s <ul><ul><li>Replacing coursework with controlled assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examination papers with a broad range of question styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating functional skills into GCSEs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Apprenticeship <ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships combine paid work with on-the-job training, qualifications and progression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships funding planned to increase to over £1 billion by 2009-10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From 2013, all suitably qualified young people will be entitlement to an Apprenticeship place </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Foundation Learning <ul><ul><li>Foundation Learning (FL) is the national suite of learning for 14 to 19 year old predominantly at entry level or level 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learners and practitioners negotiate and agree an individual learning programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning programmes integrate vocational/subject learning, personal and social development, and functional skills </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Further education <ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship post 18 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment with training </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Why? <ul><ul><li>Curriculum / education not fulfilling the job markets needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By 2020 less than 0.6 million jobs available to those with no qualifications compared to 3.2 million now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise participation and achievement rates post 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieve specified levels in mathematics, literacy and ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give students greater options in the job market </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Implications for Teaching <ul><ul><li>More diverse workload for teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater choice of programmes will require more effective management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities for Greater job satisfaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Students will study for longer increasing total number of students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approaches to teaching and learning throughout the curriculum will need to change </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Implications for Teaching cont <ul><ul><li>Opportunity’s for working partnerships with industry and FE colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working towards students personal teaching plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More inclusion for students due to wider choices of teaching and course styles available for students </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Implications for Learning <ul><ul><li>Greater chance of employability with the skills to succeed as ICT is seen as a key area in the Functional Skills initiative which is a current in today's society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better developed and more rounded individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity for less academic pupils </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. In conclusion <ul><ul><li>Fulfilling young peoples needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fulfil employers needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better opportunities for whole student body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Educated as a Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better communication across the board </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. The Future? <ul><ul><li>Economic situation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political situation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tories Proposed: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Changes to A Levels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BTEC not being ranked as so many GCSE’s </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Possibility of introducing American style SAT’s for university Free schools </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>May scrap Higher level Diplomas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lib Dem Proposed: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New 14 – 19 General Diploma incorporating both vocational and academic subjects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Round up <ul><ul><li>What the changes are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why they needed changing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implications on Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future changes </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Thank you for listening <ul><ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul></ul>