Working smarter not harder

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Working smarter not harder

  1. 1. Lets work SMARTER not harder!! Ian Richards Manager: Work Based Learning
  2. 2. Schools don’t always work
  3. 3. We are all in this together... The future begins now...
  4. 4. Lets work smarter, not harder...
  5. 5. Are you being kippered?
  6. 6. Pressures from all angles! <ul><li>Learner demands </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment pressure </li></ul><ul><li>EMA not replaced </li></ul><ul><li>Obsession with accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Funding fickle </li></ul><ul><li>Managers and funders expect more for less </li></ul><ul><li>Public sector pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Awarding body and OfSTED pressures </li></ul><ul><li>Connexions going in most areas </li></ul><ul><li>Less money about </li></ul><ul><li>Managing your work-life balance </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Less good jobs around </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Dignity and respect </li></ul><ul><li>Risk management </li></ul><ul><li>Saying no! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Digital native…
  8. 8. In the office…
  9. 9. We know the solution? <ul><li>Trust your trailblazers! (E-Guides?) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your learners! </li></ul><ul><li>Get attached and comfortable with Technology – Give it a go… </li></ul><ul><li>Find and offer peer support. </li></ul><ul><li>Being clear about expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Be clear + more assertive with managers. </li></ul><ul><li>Only handling paperwork once. </li></ul><ul><li>Simple processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Make technology your slave, not the other way round… </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh more and eat more chocolate. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Out and about…
  11. 11. Entitlement? <ul><li>Clear about Needs (functioning of staff, </li></ul><ul><li>learners, connectivity and Infrastructure). </li></ul><ul><li>Entitlement. DDA compliance. Policy led? </li></ul><ul><li>Skills development and ongoing support. </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback, ownership of development. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Staff skill set....
  13. 13. Comments? <ul><li>E: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>T: 01522 550369 </li></ul><ul><li>07776 497052 </li></ul>

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