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Linda Brownlow Co-director Centre for Studies in Enterprise,  Career Development and Work ( Enterprising Careers )
Demography of Scotland <ul><li>Size 78,782km² </li></ul><ul><li>Population 5,116,900 </li></ul><ul><li>Density 70% in the ...
Scottish Education - State schools <ul><li>Comprehensive education system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>primary ( ages 5-12) 382,7...
Scottish Education - Independent schools <ul><li>Fee charging  </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Private school’  ‘Public school’ </li><...
History <ul><li>mid 80s – individual projects </li></ul><ul><li>1990 onwards – materials / resources </li></ul><ul><li>199...
Determined to Succeed (National Strategy for ages 5-18) <ul><li>Enterprising Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Entre...
Aims <ul><li>To produce young people who can: </li></ul><ul><li>Take a more active and responsible role in society </li></...
Funding <ul><li>Sustained and ring-fenced funding of £86m over 5 years to 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Private sector funding of...
The Enterprising Approach <ul><li>The context of learning is real </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing decision making   responsibili...
The Enterprising Teacher <ul><li>How can I put this into a ‘real’ context for pupils? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I make my ...
What do we do? Linked to Recommendations <ul><li>Initial Teacher Education modules </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Profession...
One Day Courses Central location, local authority, school-based <ul><li>Enterprising Ideas – primary  and  secondary </li>...
Comments from students <ul><li>‘ The experience illustrated the process much more clearly than any literature could’. </li...
Comments from teachers <ul><li>‘ Helped greatly with planning, evaluating  and was inspiring’. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I can n...
Publications <ul><li>The Role of Parents and Families in  Enterprise in Education </li></ul><ul><li>The Enterprising Schoo...
What do we do? Linked to Recommendations <ul><li>Initial Teacher Education modules </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Profession...
The Challenge <ul><li>To use an enterprising approach that will prepare our young people to become independent and success...
<ul><li>www.strath.ac.uk/enterprisingcareers </li></ul>
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20071024 Presentation Brownlow Kbs Symposium

  1. 1. Linda Brownlow Co-director Centre for Studies in Enterprise, Career Development and Work ( Enterprising Careers )
  2. 2. Demography of Scotland <ul><li>Size 78,782km² </li></ul><ul><li>Population 5,116,900 </li></ul><ul><li>Density 70% in the Central Lowlands </li></ul>
  3. 3. Scottish Education - State schools <ul><li>Comprehensive education system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>primary ( ages 5-12) 382,783 pupils in 2,184 schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>secondary ( ages 12-18) 312,979 pupils in 381 schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>special schools 6,975 pupils in 190 schools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compulsory until 16 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scottish Education - Independent schools <ul><li>Fee charging </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Private school’ ‘Public school’ </li></ul><ul><li>Education 3-18 ( nursery, primary and secondary departments) </li></ul>
  5. 5. History <ul><li>mid 80s – individual projects </li></ul><ul><li>1990 onwards – materials / resources </li></ul><ul><li>1997 – National Centre: Education for Work and Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>2001 – Schools Enterprise Programme </li></ul><ul><li>2002 – Determined to Succeed ( Scottish Executive). Entitlement for all pupils. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Determined to Succeed (National Strategy for ages 5-18) <ul><li>Enterprising Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Education </li></ul><ul><li>Work based / vocational learning for 14 years + </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriately focussed career education </li></ul>
  7. 7. Aims <ul><li>To produce young people who can: </li></ul><ul><li>Take a more active and responsible role in society </li></ul><ul><li>Manage their own lives successfully </li></ul><ul><li>Develop their employability skills </li></ul>
  8. 8. Funding <ul><li>Sustained and ring-fenced funding of £86m over 5 years to 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Private sector funding of £2m </li></ul><ul><li>Additional funding of £1m in 2007/8 to further develop business engagement </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Enterprising Approach <ul><li>The context of learning is real </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing decision making responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Working together roles / relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is understood reflection </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Enterprising Teacher <ul><li>How can I put this into a ‘real’ context for pupils? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I make my topic relevant? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I share responsibility with pupils? </li></ul><ul><li>How can internal / external partners enhance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I build in formative assessment? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I assess impact and record progression? </li></ul>
  11. 11. What do we do? Linked to Recommendations <ul><li>Initial Teacher Education modules </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>National events – conference etc </li></ul><ul><li>Research and evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Working with partner organisations </li></ul>
  12. 12. One Day Courses Central location, local authority, school-based <ul><li>Enterprising Ideas – primary and secondary </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising School – primary and secondary </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising Learning Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence in Enterprise - evaluating </li></ul>
  13. 13. Comments from students <ul><li>‘ The experience illustrated the process much more clearly than any literature could’. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I never imagined the extent to which I would benefit individually as a person and professionally as a teacher’. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ This made a huge difference to me in a way that nothing else has before’. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Comments from teachers <ul><li>‘ Helped greatly with planning, evaluating and was inspiring’. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I can now see the benefits of using an enterprising approach’. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Will now try to encourage more staff to use this approach’. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Publications <ul><li>The Role of Parents and Families in Enterprise in Education </li></ul><ul><li>The Enterprising School </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising Ideas for Secondary Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising Ideas for Primary Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence in Enterprise </li></ul>
  16. 16. What do we do? Linked to Recommendations <ul><li>Initial Teacher Education modules </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>National events – conference etc </li></ul><ul><li>Research and evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Working with partner organisations </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Challenge <ul><li>To use an enterprising approach that will prepare our young people to become independent and successful in their life and work challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Be an enterprising teacher – the best you can be! </li></ul><ul><li>Good Luck! </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>www.strath.ac.uk/enterprisingcareers </li></ul>

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