Integrated  Qualifications  Framework Margaret Simms
Where did it all begin? <ul><li>Excellence in Schools White Paper (Department for Education and Employment: 1997 ) </li></...
Follow-up Task: Did EECs Work?  <ul><li>Tony Bertram and Chris Pascal </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Campbell   </li></ul><ul><li>...
Building an Integrated  Qualifications Framework (IQF) <ul><li>Every Child Matters –  common core </li></ul><ul><li>Childr...
IQF Purpose  Approved qualifications across the children’s workforce  Progression Mobility   Shared Values
IQF Deadline <ul><li>Accessible, fit for purpose and  </li></ul><ul><li>recognisable across the sector by </li></ul><ul><l...
Functional Mapping <ul><li>Defines shared, high-level functions applicable to all children's workforce sectors: </li></ul>...
Task: Discussion <ul><li>In groups of 3 discuss:  </li></ul><ul><li>Origins of IQF vision </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion on IQF...
Follow-up tasks: Critical reading <ul><li>Task 1: Read section on Critical reading Ridley, D. (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Rea...
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Integrated Qualifications Framework (IQF)

  1. 1. Integrated Qualifications Framework Margaret Simms
  2. 2. Where did it all begin? <ul><li>Excellence in Schools White Paper (Department for Education and Employment: 1997 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Government, LA’s and others establish Early Excellence Centres </li></ul><ul><li>One stop shop – integrated better quality services for children and families - childcare, health, education and social care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Follow-up Task: Did EECs Work? <ul><li>Tony Bertram and Chris Pascal </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Christina Tilstone and Richard Rose </li></ul>
  4. 4. Building an Integrated Qualifications Framework (IQF) <ul><li>Every Child Matters – common core </li></ul><ul><li>Children Act 2004 – duty </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Workforce Strategy – building </li></ul><ul><li>Childcare Act 2006 – exclusive to EY&CC </li></ul>
  5. 5. IQF Purpose Approved qualifications across the children’s workforce Progression Mobility Shared Values
  6. 6. IQF Deadline <ul><li>Accessible, fit for purpose and </li></ul><ul><li>recognisable across the sector by </li></ul><ul><li>2010 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Functional Mapping <ul><li>Defines shared, high-level functions applicable to all children's workforce sectors: </li></ul><ul><li>Looks at activities performed across the board in relation to common core </li></ul><ul><li>Functional Map – brand new resource </li></ul>
  8. 8. Task: Discussion <ul><li>In groups of 3 discuss: </li></ul><ul><li>Origins of IQF vision </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion on IQF? </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling the analytical task </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical Tip </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 resource </li></ul>
  9. 9. Follow-up tasks: Critical reading <ul><li>Task 1: Read section on Critical reading Ridley, D. (2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and note-taking strategies. In: The </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for </li></ul><ul><li>Students . London: Sage Publications. 44-59. </li></ul><ul><li>Task 2: Find a short report carried out by Sylvia Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Dunn and John Coldron at Sheffield Hallam </li></ul><ul><li>University and apply critical reading technique </li></ul><ul><li>Short report: </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping Qualifications and Training for the Children and Young </li></ul><ul><li> People’s Workforce </li></ul>

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