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British Council Core Skills
Programme in practice
Lessons for librarians?
Presented by
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP
http://www.sp...
Objectives
This presentation will consider:
• The rationale for the Core Skills Programme and whether this
model could be ...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
British Council Core Skills Pr...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
• Digital Literacy
• Critical ...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
•learn new interactive teachin...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project journey
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Critical Thin...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Critical Thin...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Critical Thin...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Critical Thin...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Digital Liter...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Project examples
Digital Liter...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Issues highlighted
Our levels ...
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Library and information skills...
Questions
Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
Presented by
Sarah P...
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British council core skills programme in practice - lessons for librarians? - Pavey

  1. 1. British Council Core Skills Programme in practice Lessons for librarians? Presented by Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP http://www.sp4il.co.uk @Sarahinthelib LILAC Conference 14.30pm Wednesday 4th April 2018
  2. 2. Objectives This presentation will consider: • The rationale for the Core Skills Programme and whether this model could be used to foster CPD for the Library and Information Sector home and abroad to develop partnerships overseas? • Examples of project work developed by teachers in UK schools and FE Colleges within the Digital Literacy and Critical Thinking & Problem Solving strands and what ideas might work in a library and information context • Issues highlighted during the research process by teachers that might impact on librarians working in schools, FE and HE. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool
  3. 3. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool British Council Core Skills Programme UN’s Sustainable Development Goals stress: “‘high quality and equitable quality education’ needs to be achieved across the world.” The Global Monitoring Report in 2014 shows that: “Although many more children are in school, many are not learning the basics and, in addition, many others are intellectually disengaged from that schooling because the education that they are receiving does not appear to be relevant to the context in which they operating, or provide the skills they need to thrive.”
  4. 4. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool • Digital Literacy • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Collaboration & Communication • Creativity & Imagination • Citizenship • Student Leadership Six Core Skills
  5. 5. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool •learn new interactive teaching approaches and techniques to introduce core skills in the classroom, including use of digital tools and resources •become part of an international support network of educators to share best practice •create practical activity plans to embed core skills in the curriculum •be confident you can prepare your students for life and work in a global economy Outcomes for teachers
  6. 6. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project journey
  7. 7. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Critical Thinking & Problem Solving 6th form A Level English to move away from rote learning
  8. 8. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Critical Thinking & Problem Solving 6th form A Level Philosophy and Ethics • Questioning • Understanding • Investigating • Presenting “You cannot be religious and support capital punishment” “Trump is right to pursue a more aggressive foreign policy towards North Korea”
  9. 9. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Critical Thinking & Problem Solving History with Year 10 focus on questioning and perspective
  10. 10. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Primary School pedagogical focus on developing questioning and thinking • Pose • Pause • Pounce • Bounce The LSAs monitored questioning frequency and types of question asked. Teachers observed each other and collected samples of pupils’ work to show the progress and impact of critical thinking • Think • Pair • Share
  11. 11. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Digital Literacy Girls school – schoolwide policies to encourage interest Digital Passports
  12. 12. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Project examples Digital Literacy International school 6-16 year olds whole school policy ‘We are extremely grateful for the introduction of digital literacy into our curriculum; our classes have become more interactive, progressive and enjoyable.’ Pupil ‘Using digital literacy I found my students more eager and interested to learn and it seemed that concepts were grasped more easily and enjoyably.’ Teacher ‘The introduction of digital literacy into the curriculum has brought about a new and energetic atmosphere here’ Headteacher
  13. 13. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Issues highlighted Our levels of expectation may be too low What is not obvious may be ignored We need to take risks We need to be SMART in our planning A fundamental of the BC Core Skills Programme is the Leadership buy in
  14. 14. Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Library and information skills Could we adopt a similar approach to help embed importance of these core skills to teaching colleagues? If this is successful could we liaise with overseas colleagues to develop global impact?
  15. 15. Questions Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP, SP4IL, Lilac Conference 4th – 6th April 2018 University of Liverpool Presented by Sarah Pavey MSc FCLIP http://www.sp4il.co.uk @Sarahinthelib

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