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LC session one


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Learning Coach Unit Introduction created in partnership between, Carmarthenshire County Council and Coleg Sir Gar's Virtual College as part of Carmarthenshire 14-19.

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LC session one

  1. 1. 1 Element DesciptionLearning Individual Individually tailored leading to approvedPathways Learning qualifications at the appropriate level at the Pathway right time to meet the needs of the learner14-19 Wider Choice Wider choice of relevant options from aGuidance II and Flexibility range of domains, and greater flexibility to vary speed and direction of pathway2006 The Learning Core Wider learning consisting of the skills, knowledge, understanding, values and experiences learners will need Learning Entitlement to learning support: Coach opportunity to discuss learning and progress on a regular basis Personal Access to personal support when needed: Support self-referral or by agreement with the learner, referral by someone else Careers Impartial careers advice and guidance to Advice and inform the individual’s Learning Pathway Guidance
  2. 2. 2 What is Learning Coaching?Learning It can be the role of a person, or a function carriedCoach out by a team, providing significant support to learners to:Support help them develop learning skills make best use of and develop their learning styles maximise their development in a variety of areas of intelligence, including emotional intelligence Learning Coach support will also help them to identify goals and plan an appropriate individual learning pathway which takes account of skills, attributes and experience
  3. 3. 3  Work as part of team in learningLearning setting under learning professional toPathways 14- ensure consistency and continuity19 Guidance  Regular support to value learning,II 2006 encourage learner and overcome any barriers to learningLearning  Can work with young person to identify appropriate personal supportCoaching  Can refer to personal support professional with young person’s consent  Keeps record of Learning Pathways and updates for lead learning settings
  4. 4. 4 Each learner should be entitled to assistance in developing a Learning Pathway through:Learning • access to specific learning coach support,Pathways 14- either as an individual or as one19 Guidance of a small group;II 2006 • access to drop-in learning coach support; • opportunities for formal referral for those who have need for extra support; • access to other support initiatives, availableLearning through personal support, Careers Wales and other innovative routes involving newCoach technology.Entitlement
  5. 5. 5  Absenteeism / prolonged absence due to illness  Lack of organisation  Lack of motivation  Behavioural problemsWhy might  Relationships – peers, family,a young teachers, etc.person be  Self-esteemreferred to  Undiagnosed learning difficultiesa LearningCoach?
  6. 6. 6Proposals for All 14-19 year olds are required to have access to learning coacha Learning support to assist them in:and SkillsMeasure  developing their learning skills;2008  making better use of, and developing, their own learning styles,  maximising their own development in a variety of areas of intelligence including emotional intelligence.
  7. 7. 7  This statutory guidance aims toLearning provide details about how the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measureand Skills 2009 will work in practice to benefitMeasure 14-19 young people, the economy and communities in Wales  The Measure secures the creation of local curricula that will contain a wide range of courses and opportunities which learners aged 14-19 in Wales will have right to elect from  The Measure also sets out the entitlement of learners to follow their elected course of study