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DPP - Introducing Diploma Development Partnerships Consultancy & Low Uptake

  1. 1. 13 January 2010 Introducing Diploma Development Partnerships, consultancy and low uptake lines Brian Tranter, Energy and Utility Skills Construction and the Built Environment Diploma Development Partnership
  2. 2. Diploma Development Partnerships (DDPs) <ul><li>Led by Sector Skills Councils to represent industry needs </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by Sector Skills Bodies, employers and others </li></ul><ul><li>Consulted extensively on Diploma content </li></ul><ul><li>Gained and maintained involvement of employers and others such as university and professional body representatives, and once delivery started consortia representatives </li></ul><ul><li>Developed the Principal Learning specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted Awarding Bodies in turning Principal Learning into qualifications and in some cases developing new Additional and Specialist Learning (ASL) units </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Diplomas to relevant employers </li></ul><ul><li>Support delivery and preparation for delivery wherever possible </li></ul><ul><li>Please come and talk to us later </li></ul>
  3. 3. Support on offer <ul><li>The exact nature of support offered by individual DDPs may vary, and </li></ul><ul><li>you can talk to representatives of any of the DDPs later about how they </li></ul><ul><li>can help you. </li></ul><ul><li>DDP support is likely to include: </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of line of learning specific materials </li></ul><ul><li>Responding to queries </li></ul><ul><li>Inputting to regional Line of Learning Network meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Once again, please come and talk to us </li></ul><ul><li>Support is available from a number of other organisations and </li></ul><ul><li>www. is a key resource for accessing information, </li></ul><ul><li>support and sharing experiences with consortia </li></ul>
  4. 4. Reminder of the Diploma lines being introduced <ul><li>Diplomas in ten industry related areas are already being taught. The </li></ul><ul><li>remainder are being introduced from 2010 to 2011 as follows: </li></ul>2008 2009 2010 2011 Construction and the Built Environment Business, Administration and Finance Public Services Science Engineering Hair and Beauty Retail Business Languages and International Communication Creative and Media Hospitality Sport and Leisure Humanities and Social Sciences Society, Health and Development Environmental and Land Based Studies Travel and Tourism Information Technology Manufacturing and Product Design
  5. 5. The importance of Diplomas to the future UK workforce <ul><li>Diplomas deliver skills that employers often complain school leavers lack, most obviously functional skills in maths, English and ICT but also ‘Personal Learning and Thinking Skills’ (PLTs) </li></ul><ul><li>PLTs are the generic skills needed to be ‘Independent Enquirers’, ‘Team Workers’, ‘Effective Participants’, ‘Self Managers’, ‘Reflective Learners’ and ‘Creative Thinkers’ </li></ul><ul><li>Many Diploma lines provide an opportunity for students to learn about industries not previously addressed in the school curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas can help young people make more informed decisions about their future careers and study options </li></ul><ul><li>Members of the future workforce can be given a meaningful introduction to industries that are critical to all our futures at a younger age </li></ul>
  6. 6. The importance of your role in training Diploma teachers <ul><li>Diplomas cover curriculum not previously taught in schools </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas represent applied learning </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas are new and complex qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas encourage progression </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas should serve the needs of students with a diverse range of needs and abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomas require the engagement of employers </li></ul>
  7. 7. What we can do to help <ul><li>Line of learning consultancy events February </li></ul><ul><li>Support networking for the future </li></ul><ul><li>Support meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to on-going work </li></ul><ul><li>Providing data and information </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting employer engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting professional body engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance </li></ul>
  8. 8. Key Contacts <ul><li> - Diploma Support </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Engineering </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Society Health and Development - Diploma in Creative and Media </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Information Technology </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Business, Administration and Finance </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Hair and Beauty studies </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Hospitality </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Environmental and Land Based studies </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Public Services </li></ul><ul><li> – Diploma in Retail Business </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure </li></ul><ul><li> - Diploma in Travel and Tourism </li></ul><ul><li> – Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li> – Diploma in Languages & International Communications </li></ul><ul><li> – Diploma in Science </li></ul>