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An Education Authority of Ambition
 
50:50 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 £1 Million £500,000 £250,000 £125,000 £64,000 £32,000 £16,000 £8,000 £4,000 £2,0...
 
“ The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet”  Theodore M. Hesburgh
Educational Services’ Vision <ul><li>“ Learning for Life”, the vision is: </li></ul><ul><li>To enable everyone in West Dun...
A Thought For Their Future 80% of the jobs… that current Primary 1 pupils  will do in the future. ……………… do not exist ! BT...
'Insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results'  Albert Einstein
“ We can only build a Scotland that is wealthier and fairer, one that is healthier, safer, stronger and greener, if  peopl...
Skills for Learning, Skills for Life, Skills for Work <ul><li>Working in partnership  affords young people a broad range o...
How do we in West Dunbartonshire work together to help young people achieve success? <ul><li>Working with partnerships </l...
Delivered through… DtS key to delivery in West Dunbartonshire?  – Four key strands.......
But….. Is Enterprise in education  Embedded in West Dunbartonshire? <ul><li>Definition of embedded? </li></ul><ul><li>“ in...
Journey to Excellence  Partnership working  in  West  Dunbartonshire
Partnerships we have developed to improve opportunities for children and young people   <ul><li>Colleges/FE/Training provi...
Work based vocational learning <ul><li>Skills for work programme </li></ul><ul><li>4 years ago 48 young people </li></ul><...
Vocational opportunities in  West Dunbartonshire <ul><li>Construction – Access 3/Intermediate 1/ Intermediate 2 </li></ul>...
Employability skills <ul><li>Revised work experience programme  </li></ul><ul><li>WDC unit developed for programme, person...
Learning and Teaching <ul><li>Approach to learning and teaching is key to Curriculum for Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>FOCU...
<ul><li>“ Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.”  </li></ul><ul><li>Will Rogers...
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Terry Lanagan DtS In Wdc

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Terry Lanagan DtS In Wdc

  1. 1. An Education Authority of Ambition
  2. 3. 50:50 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 £1 Million £500,000 £250,000 £125,000 £64,000 £32,000 £16,000 £8,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 1 7 37 13 How many development agendas are there in Scottish Education at the moment?
  3. 5. “ The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet” Theodore M. Hesburgh
  4. 6. Educational Services’ Vision <ul><li>“ Learning for Life”, the vision is: </li></ul><ul><li>To enable everyone in West Dunbartonshire to become </li></ul><ul><li>Successful learners </li></ul><ul><li>Confident individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Effective contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Now and throughout their future lives. </li></ul><ul><li>To achieve this vision, the department is committed to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create and deliver courses, activities and events </li></ul><ul><li>which will motivate and excite learners; </li></ul><ul><li>Develop innovative ways to support learning; </li></ul><ul><li>Value diversity, promote equal opportunities and </li></ul><ul><li>foster inclusion; </li></ul><ul><li>Promote partnership and community participation; </li></ul><ul><li>Value achievement and celebrate success; </li></ul><ul><li>Continually reflect on and aim to improve the </li></ul><ul><li>quality of our services . </li></ul>Six key themes of DtS : • Skills for life and work • Employer engagement • Broadening the reach of DtS • Embedding enterprise in the curriculum • Building capacity • An international focus
  5. 7. A Thought For Their Future 80% of the jobs… that current Primary 1 pupils will do in the future. ……………… do not exist ! BT Futurologist 2006
  6. 8. 'Insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results' Albert Einstein
  7. 9. “ We can only build a Scotland that is wealthier and fairer, one that is healthier, safer, stronger and greener, if people are equipped with the skills, expertise and knowledge for success .” Skills for Scotland A LIFELONG LEARNING STRATEGY Way forward? Curriculum for Excellence <ul><li>Equip young people with the skills they need for tomorrow’s workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that assessment and certification support learning </li></ul><ul><li>Allow more choices and chances to meet the needs of individual young people </li></ul><ul><li>To enable young people to flourish in life and work beyond school. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Skills for Learning, Skills for Life, Skills for Work <ul><li>Working in partnership affords young people a broad range of opportunities and scope for greater personalisation and choice, with benefits for both the young person and the partner organisation. </li></ul><ul><li>Working with each other, and with other partners such as parents , employers, public bodies and voluntary organisations , can help schools and other learning providers to make the most of their </li></ul><ul><li>contribution and recognise their part in promoting lifelong learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Building the Curriculum 4 </li></ul><ul><li>October 2009 </li></ul>
  9. 11. How do we in West Dunbartonshire work together to help young people achieve success? <ul><li>Working with partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Support into further and higher Education, Training or Employment. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>More Choices More Chances Dumbarton Academy IT Outdoor Education Supported Work Experience <ul><li>Working with partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Support into Further Education, Training or Employment . </li></ul>Team Building College Taster How can we work together to help you achieve success? HEART
  10. 12. Delivered through… DtS key to delivery in West Dunbartonshire? – Four key strands.......
  11. 13. But….. Is Enterprise in education Embedded in West Dunbartonshire? <ul><li>Definition of embedded? </li></ul><ul><li>“ inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole ” </li></ul><ul><li>YES ! </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise in education is integral part of the 21 st century Curriculum in West Dunbartonshire. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Lets look at some of the evidence....... </li></ul><ul><li>the ‘so what?’ factor. </li></ul><ul><li>The impact of Determined to Succeed in West Dunbartonshire. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Journey to Excellence Partnership working in West Dunbartonshire
  13. 15. Partnerships we have developed to improve opportunities for children and young people <ul><li>Colleges/FE/Training providers </li></ul><ul><li>Clydebank and Anniesland Colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow Caledonian University </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow University </li></ul><ul><li>Strathclyde University </li></ul><ul><li>GTG Training Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>Local authority colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>MCMC Work Experience (Skillseekers & Balloch Country Park); </li></ul><ul><li>MAC Partnership (C-TEC, Choices, Knowetop Farm). </li></ul><ul><li>Community Learning and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Land services </li></ul><ul><li>Leisure Services </li></ul><ul><li>Skill seekers </li></ul><ul><li>Get ready for work </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor education </li></ul><ul><li>Arts in education cultural co-ordinators </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Museums </li></ul><ul><li>Forward planning and regeneration </li></ul><ul><li>Policy unit </li></ul><ul><li>Countryside ranger service </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary sector organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Tullochan Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Enable </li></ul><ul><li>Columba 1400 </li></ul><ul><li>The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Charity </li></ul><ul><li>ASDAN </li></ul><ul><li>Young Enterprise Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul><ul><li>Polaroid UK </li></ul><ul><li>Activate </li></ul><ul><li>SDS </li></ul><ul><li>BAE Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Clydebank Rebuilt </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Scottish Business in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Union </li></ul><ul><li>National Australia Group </li></ul><ul><li>The Royal Bank of Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>BAM construction </li></ul>
  14. 16. Work based vocational learning <ul><li>Skills for work programme </li></ul><ul><li>4 years ago 48 young people </li></ul><ul><li>today 800 young people </li></ul><ul><li>17 options available </li></ul><ul><li>S3,4,5 and 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Taster sessions for S2 </li></ul>
  15. 17. Vocational opportunities in West Dunbartonshire <ul><li>Construction – Access 3/Intermediate 1/ Intermediate 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Early Education and Childcare – Intermediate 1/ Intermediate 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism – Scottish Progression Award; Standard Grade C/G level </li></ul><ul><li>Hairdressing – Intermediate 1; Intermediate 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality – Intermediate 1 ; intermediate 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Sport and Recreation – Intermediate 1; Intermediate 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Motor Vehicle Engineering – City and Guilds. </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology - Higher Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Rural Skills – Intermediate 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Photography – Higher Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Beauty and make up </li></ul>
  16. 18. Employability skills <ul><li>Revised work experience programme </li></ul><ul><li>WDC unit developed for programme, personalised programme for young people based on next steps. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefits of the new Employability Skills Programme are: </li></ul><ul><li>More flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Better timing – avoiding exam/prelim times </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of the experience </li></ul><ul><li>Better suited to individual pupils’ needs </li></ul><ul><li>Strong links to Curriculum for Excellence Building the curriculm4 - providing more personalisation and choice </li></ul><ul><li>Improved partnership working within the employment sector </li></ul><ul><li>working in partnership with the Skillseekers to improve employer engagement and pupil support within the workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils can gain Employability Skills via: </li></ul><ul><li>The Employability Skills programme </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in Vocational Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>PSHE classes </li></ul><ul><li>Information/workshops provided by Careers Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Employment e.g. part time jobs </li></ul><ul><li>SQA units such as Enterprise and Employability at Access 3, Int 1 and Int 2 level </li></ul><ul><li>Work shadowing </li></ul><ul><li>voluntary sector </li></ul><ul><li>university tasters </li></ul>
  17. 19. Learning and Teaching <ul><li>Approach to learning and teaching is key to Curriculum for Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>FOCUS in West Dunbartonshire - the HOW!! </li></ul><ul><li>Building the capacity of our teachers to be </li></ul><ul><li>enterprising leaders of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising </li></ul><ul><li>Active </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor learning </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Co-operative strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Effective use of Aifl </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Financial education, sustainable development education, creativity, health and well being, ICT rich. </li></ul><ul><li>GLOW </li></ul><ul><li>International dimension </li></ul><ul><li>Fairtrade, twinning projects, hosting international visitors, global citizenship programmes </li></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>“ Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” </li></ul><ul><li>Will Rogers </li></ul>

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