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  1. 1. Implication for Teaching and Learning<br />By Gio Cutts - BSC (Hons) Computer Science<br />25-Feb-2010<br />Education & <br />Business for<br />The 21st Century<br />The Diploma<br />For a world that is changing fast….<br />Learners in the<br />Driving Seat<br />Theory +<br />Practical Work<br />
  2. 2. 14 -19 Curriculum Reform<br /><ul><li> Overview of the Diploma Framework
  3. 3. Components of the Diploma
  4. 4. Main Routes for 14-19 through Education and Training
  5. 5. Implications for Students and Teachers
  6. 6. Summary and Questions/Discussion</li></li></ul><li>Overview of the Diploma Framework<br />Designed principally for 14-19 years old<br />3 Levels of achievement: Foundation, Higher and Advanced<br />By 2011 available in 17 Subjects<br />Raising by 2015 the minimum age to stay in education to 18 <br />
  7. 7. Components of the Diploma<br />Principal Learning must ensure skills learnt are fit for purpose & context<br />Learning by Doing<br />Keeping up-to-date from relevant sector and subject <br />Generic Learning must include:<br />Functional Skills – English, Mathematics and ICT<br />A Project – As an additional Task<br />
  8. 8. Further education<br />Apprenticeship post 18<br />Higher education<br />Employment<br /> Employment with training<br />CONSIDEROPTIONS<br />Higher or Advanced Diploma<br />GCSE<br />18<br />Foundation or Higher Diploma<br />CONSIDEROPTIONS<br />CONSIDEROPTIONS<br />16<br />14<br />Employment withtraining<br />CONSIDEROPTIONS<br />17<br />Main routes through 14-19 education and training in 2015 and beyond<br />GCSE / A-Level<br />FoundationLearning <br />Foundation Learning<br />Apprenticeship<br />There are, of course, many other optionsafter you turn 18, including a gap year and volunteering<br />Functional Skills and Personal,Learning and Thinking Skills<br />The Diploma combines theoretical study with practical experience based around a work-related curriculum. It is available at Foundation, Higher and Advanced level (Level 1 - Level 3).<br />Well before the decision points information and advice will be critical to guide young people to make the best choice for them in relation to their prior learning.<br />Some students may change paths at 17 because<br />there are more one year courses available after 16.<br />Higher or Advanced Diploma<br />CONSIDEROPTIONS<br />GCSE and A level qualifications are regularly updated to ensure that they remain high quality, relevant and interesting. They can be combined with Diplomas.<br />GCSE / A Level<br />Apprenticeships allow students to learn at work and gain qualifications. The number and range of Apprenticeships is increasing hugely so 1 in 5 will take this route by 2020.<br />Apprenticeship<br />i<br />For further Information, please visit<br />This is for learners not ready for a full level 2 qualification and include a mix of learning to suit the individual.<br />FoundationLearning<br />
  9. 9. What are the Implications of the Reform?<br />Shake-up of the whole secondary curriculum<br />Children will stay longer in Education<br />Students, Teachers and Business in the driving seat<br />DfES expects 40% of students to take up the new Diploma<br />Students need to be driven and involved in their education goals<br />Teachers must be able to interact with all the stakeholders involved in the project<br />
  10. 10. What are the Implications of the Reform?<br />Schools must cooperate with each other and create consortium<br />Teaching and Learning must be aligned with market and business needs<br />Reform is needed to adapt education to new emerging professions<br />IT is the driving force behind business, society and every day life<br />Are we ready for the 21st Century challenge: from Homo Sapiens to Homo Interneticus.<br />
  11. 11. The ICT Diploma<br />
  12. 12. Only 20% of workforce…why?<br />
  13. 13. References<br /><br />Department for Children, Schools and Families - 14-19 Reform:<br />The Diploma: an overview of the qualification -<br />The Diploma and its pedagogy:<br />
  14. 14. References<br />Various pictures and charts related to the Diploma from:<br />The Virtual Revolution: how the Internet has reshaped our lives in 20 years:<br />