T4B on PC for tutors (SA)

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T4B on PC for tutors (SA)

  1. 1. Delivering T4B on PC David Harris www.cimaguru.com
  2. 2. Who am I? <ul><li>CIMA member </li></ul><ul><li>Ex-training manager </li></ul><ul><li>Project managed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TOPCIMA on PC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ex-tutor (including 7 years of T4 on PC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ex-examiner (Paper P6) 2005-2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Technical consultant to CIMA </li></ul><ul><li>Author of CIMA: Pass First Time! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Pass rates </li></ul><ul><li>Why ‘teach’ on PC </li></ul><ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Examining ‘in-house’ </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background <ul><li>2004 decision </li></ul><ul><li>November 2004 ‘Case Study on PC’ pilot </li></ul><ul><li>2005-2009 UK ‘TOPCIMA on PC’ pilot </li></ul><ul><li>2010 SA (and elsewhere) ‘T4B on PC’ pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Where are we now? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pass rates <ul><li>(All 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>* Would have included lots of re-sits </li></ul><ul><li>**Mainly BPP/Kaplan </li></ul><ul><li>***Would have mainly been first-timers </li></ul>May Sept UK on paper 67%* UK on PC 69%** SA on paper 50%* SA on PC 46%* SA on PC with tuition 44%***
  6. 6. Why ‘teach’ on PC? <ul><li>More ‘modern’, and work-relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Generation Y </li></ul><ul><li>Different skills (to T4B on paper) </li></ul><ul><li>Different time management </li></ul><ul><li>Different planning process </li></ul><ul><li>Different focus </li></ul><ul><li>The exam is on PC! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Programming <ul><li>When to start? </li></ul><ul><li>How many hours/sessions/days? (see next) </li></ul><ul><li>Tuition/revision? (re-sits?) </li></ul><ul><li>How many assessments? (see later) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Delivery and skills <ul><li>Word skills </li></ul><ul><li>Excel skills </li></ul><ul><li>T4B skills </li></ul>
  9. 9. Assessment and feedback
  10. 10. So, our ideal T4B on PC programme is... <ul><li>Tuition phase (including X assessments) </li></ul><ul><li>Re-sit/revision phase (including X assessments) </li></ul><ul><li>Exam </li></ul><ul><li>(this is a team exercise) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Examining ‘in-house’ <ul><li>Premises (access, quarantine, room...) </li></ul><ul><li>PCs (number, systems, Internet...) </li></ul><ul><li>People (admin., invigilator(s)...) </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy (students shouldn’t be able to see) </li></ul><ul><li>Place (seats, screens, keyboards, space...) </li></ul><ul><li>Power (UPS) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusions <ul><li>Let’s do it </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s do it well </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s do it together </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Delivering T4B on PC David Harris www.cimaguru.com

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