Entitlements can expect the followingCfE states that learnersentitlements: from 3 to 181 . A coherent curriculum tion2. A broad general educa ations he o r she can obtain qualific3. A senior phase where r work ing, skills for life and skills fo4. Develop skills for learn gain as much as possible from the able them to5 . Personal support to en n provide o pportunities which CfE ca stination ap ositive and sustained de 6. Support in moving into
Individuals places great emphasis onCurriculum for Excellenceindividuals: key principles• Perso nalisation and choice are en sen ted for qualifications wh• Young people are only preeveryone deems them to be ready er’s sured based on the learn • Achievement is to be mea journey • Enjoyment is a princ iple of curriculum design fore scho ol matters more than be • What happens outside of
Curriculum forExcellence is not just for schools
“ Supporting children and young people in their learning involves a range of people - parents and carers, nursery teachers and nurses, primary teachers, secondary teachers, support staff, college staff, psychological services, Skills Development Scotland, volunteers and workers from voluntary organisations and local authority youth work provision. It is important to work in partnership to ‘get it right for every child’. ” - Building the Curriculum 3
S pot the difference dCfE has much in c ommon with the Nature an e Nature and Purpose ofPurpose of Youth Work. ThYouth Work aims to: lf-confidence.• Build self-esteem and se onships. ag e personal and social relati• Develop the ability to man skills.• Create learning and develop new eres.• Encour age positive group atmosph e reasoned g people to consider risk, mak• Build the capacity of youn decisions and take control. tes social hi ch widens horizons and invi • Develop a ‘world view’ w commitment. ng the ork by clickiRead more about the Nature and Purpose of Youth Wlink below.
So why should youtake an interes t in Curriculum for Excellence?
Why should you take an interest?(1) Because, essentially, Curriculum for Excellencesupports young people to develop as individuals.CfE’s goals are the same as yours.
Why should y ou take an interest? ies u increased opportunit(2) Because CfE offers yoto work in partnership with schools.
Why should you take an inte rest?(3) CfE presents a common language which isaccessible to youth workers
“ Curriculum for Excellence can only be delivered through partnership working. Therefore you will want to consider the potential for strengthening effective partnerships with existing partners and to identify opportunities for new partnerships to provide wider and more innovative opportunities for skills development. ” - Building the Curriculum 4
Talking of a commonlanguage, let’s have a lo okat the CfE experiences a ndoutcomes.
Experiences and outcomesThe title ‘experiences a nd outcomes’ refers to the onimpact that your y outh work programme hasyoung people. f prescribed experiences There is an extensive list o and outcomes which y ou will be contributing to, st. bu t this is not an exhaustive li
Experiences a n d outcomes You can down load the exper documents fro iences and ou m the Educati tcomes on Scotland w ebsite.You will find a link to the Edusite in the Link cation Scotlan s box below. d web
Experiences and outcomesThe experiences and outcomes are organised intoLevels and Curriculum Areas.
Experiences and outcomes: LevelsEarly (0) refers to the pre-school years and P1First (1) refers to the end of P4Second (2) refers to the end of P7Third (3) refers to S1 to S3Fourth (4) refers to S1 to S3Note: these school years are to be used as roughguides.
Experiences and outcomes: CurriculumAreasThese are the eight curriculu m areas:Expressive Arts Religious and Moral Educati onHealth and Wellbeing SciencesLanguages Social StudiesMathematics Technologies
Experiences and outcomesHere is a snapshot of the Health and Wellbeingdocument.Note the five levels of the document: Early, First, Second,Third and Fourth.
Experiences and outcomesNotice there is a code attached to each statement. Inthis case, the code is HWB 3-19a.HWB indicates the code belongsto the Health and Wellbeingexperiences and outcomes.The 3 refers to the Level (Third).19a refers to the particularstatement.
Experiences and outcomesHere is another one. This comes from the Literacydocument.
Expe riences and outcomes -02a.In this case, the code is LIT 2 andNote that the experiences to utcomes are written in firsperson format.
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There is no standardisedway to record experiencesand outcomes, but perhapsyou could capture them onsession recording sheets....or perhaps at your startand end of year planning.
Youth S cotland has duced a too l to help youproidentify the experiences and out comes most elevant to yo uth work. r
You can dow nload this to clicking on th ol by e Youth Scotexperiences land and outcomthe Links bo es link in x below.
Youth ScotlandYouth Scotland help s young people to dcapacities in many w evelop the four ays.
Youth Scotland ardsDynamic Youth Awards are personalised learning aw aswhich measure th e distance a young person htravelled. ic YouthWidely used in youth groups and schools, Dynam -14.Awards are aim ed at young people aged 10 s, ith a programme of activitieThe Award doesn’t come w areas.so links ca n be made to all curriculum icking Find out more about th is customisable award by cl . on the relevant links in the Links box below
Youth Scotland Youth Achievement Awards can be used learning programme with any . They are aimed at category. They reco the 14+ age gnise the level of res young person takes w ponsibility a hen undertaking acti choice. vities of theirThe Award has been credit-rated for the SSQA. CQF by theFind out why youth g roups and schools araward by clicking on e using this the relevant link in thbelow. e Links box
Youth Scotland ershipThrough the Participation and Lead ndingprogramm es, Girls on the Move is fuand support ing projects which provide nopportunitie s for inactive young wome , andto participate in physical activity d enable young w omen to gain the skills an experience needed to lead activities s. within their own communitie d Obvious links are made to the Health an mes. Wellbe ing experiences and outco on Find out more by clicking on the Girls below. the Move link in the Links box
Youth ScotlandKeep it Real is a youth participation pack. It provides aselection of activities which can be used separately ortogether as part of a training programme.Activities are designed to build young people’s confidence,increase their involvement in decision-making and helpevaluate and recognise achievements.There are many links to the Health and Wellbeing andLiteracy experiences and outcomes.Click on Keep it Real in the Links box for more information.
Youth ScotlandBored Meetings was conceived by youngpeople who identified the need for trainingto support their involvement in collectivedecision-making processes.The Bored Meetings pack comprises variouselements which supports workers andyoung people to reflect on and improvetheir decision-making skills.Bored Meetings fits with CfE on manyfronts, not least the experiences andoutcomes outlines in the Literacy document.
Youth Scotland Youth Scotland’s Involvement Tra structured first s ining programm tep to developin e is a leaders in their o g young people a wn communities re follows a three-s . The programm tage process wh e training, a weeke ich includes tuto nd residential fo r practical delivery r young people, of a project usin and the by young people g the skills develo in their own com ped munity. Read more abou t how this prograpeople to becom mme enables yo e effective contr ungindividuals by cli ibutors and conf cking on the link ident below.
Education ScotlandVisit the Education Scotland web site for detailedinformation about Curriculum for Excellence.www.educationscotland.gov.uk
Thank you for watching!Find out more about Youth Scotland on our web site:www.youthscotland.org.uk