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Welcome
Senior Phase Information Evening
Monday 29 February 2016
Senior Phase of Curriculum for Excellence
• provides specialisation, depth and rigour
• prepares students well for achievi...
Roadmap of National Qualifications
Skills for learning, life and work
• Curriculum Enhancement – Lab Science, Cake Craft, Woodwork, ZEST,
Childcare, College ...
Community Learning and Development (CLD)
CLD can support students to enhance their learning by:
• Helping students to acce...
Student Pathways
• Every student has a different pathway through their experience of
school
• There is lots of personalisa...
Learner Journey - Alan Law
Year Courses Achievements
S1/2 BGE Level 3 Consolidating in all curricular areas Film Club, Fen...
Learner Journey - Dee Singer
Year Courses Achievements
S1/2 BGE uneven: Success in Art, Music, CDT Film soundtracks create...
Learner Journey – Guy Duguid
Year Courses Achievements
S1/2 Slow Progress with BGE. Level 3
consolidating mainly
Young Car...
Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
• Career Management Skills
• Post- school choices
• My World of Work
• The changing yout...
Career Management Skills
• My World of Work is Scotland’scareersinformationand adviceweb
service
• It can supportyou as a parent/ carer for careers...
The changing youth labour
market
• the youth labour market has changed massively over the last couple of decades
• there a...
Helping you to help your child
Online:
myworldofwork.co.uk
Face-to-face:
Visit an SDS careers centre to talk to an Adviser...
Useful resources
Produced in partnership with National Parent Forum Scotland, and written by parents for
parents, this gui...
Follow us!
• Twitter: @mywowscotland
• Facebook: My World of Work
• YouTube: My World of Work
Positive Destinations
Staying on at school will give the best chance of
securing and sustaining a positive destination:
Tr...
What is The Edinburgh Guarantee?
The Edinburgh Guarantee exists to make sure that every school
leaver in Edinburgh will le...
The Edinburgh Guarantee web-site
http://www.edinburghguarantee.org/
Key Industries for Growth
Tourism Life Sciences
Energy Financial Services
Construction Creative Industries
Edinburgh Job T...
Construction
In the next 10-15 years there is going to be a huge amount of building
work in Edinburgh with the potential t...
Senior Phase of Curriculum for Excellence
• provides specialisation, depth and rigour
• prepares students well for achievi...
Questions..?
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  1. 1. Welcome Senior Phase Information Evening Monday 29 February 2016
  2. 2. Senior Phase of Curriculum for Excellence • provides specialisation, depth and rigour • prepares students well for achieving qualifications to the highest level of which they are capable • continues to develop skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work • continues to provide a range of activities which develop the four capacities (successful learner, confident individual, responsible citizen effective contributor) • supports students to achieve a positive and sustained destination
  3. 3. Roadmap of National Qualifications
  4. 4. Skills for learning, life and work • Curriculum Enhancement – Lab Science, Cake Craft, Woodwork, ZEST, Childcare, College courses, Finance Academy • Wider Achievement – Volunteering (nursery schools, Redhall), Sports Leadership, Charities organisation, YPI • Work Experience – local schools and businesses (eg a veterinary practice), Career Ready • Partnerships – Morrison Construction, Aberdeen Asset Management, Mark Scott Leadership Award, RYLA
  5. 5. Community Learning and Development (CLD) CLD can support students to enhance their learning by: • Helping students to access community based activities and clubs • Organising work experience placements • Identifying volunteering opportunities CLD can assist students to build leadership skills, build confidence, enhance CVs and provide links to the wide range of opportunities available for young people in the community
  6. 6. Student Pathways • Every student has a different pathway through their experience of school • There is lots of personalisation and choice
  7. 7. Learner Journey - Alan Law Year Courses Achievements S1/2 BGE Level 3 Consolidating in all curricular areas Film Club, Fencing, JASS S3 8 curricular areas Breadth + Depth (L3 Secure, L4 in some areas) Fencing, Student Council, Duke of Edinburgh, John Muir (S3 e-portfolio) S4 6 x N5 N5: English, Maths, History, French, Chemistry, Drama Assisted at fencing club, DOE S5 5 x H English, Maths, History, French, Chemistry Young Philanthropist, S1 MVP mentor leading to Leadership Award S6 3 Advanced Highers; Higher Modern Studies, Community Service class/work experience in law firm - Law at University Leaves with 6 Highers, 6N5s, 3 AH House Captain, Charities committee, Debater, School certificate of Achievement
  8. 8. Learner Journey - Dee Singer Year Courses Achievements S1/2 BGE uneven: Success in Art, Music, CDT Film soundtracks created and shown at assemblies S3 8 Choices Level 3 mixed, Level 4 in Art, Design, Drama, Media Technology Acts in films for media club Art Club (e-portfolio) S4 N5(3) N4 (3) N5: Art, Design, Drama N4: Maths, English, PE (Dance) Zumba Club S5 H: Art, Design Theatre Arts (College) N5: English, Maths Zumba Club S1 Mediator, S2 Paired Reader Leadership Award S6 H: English, Drama Community Service Class, Work Placement in Theatre Prom Committee, Redhall Volunteer Positive Destination College Course in Theatre Arts 4 Highers; 5 N5s;3 N4s; Skills for Work School Certificate of Achievement
  9. 9. Learner Journey – Guy Duguid Year Courses Achievements S1/2 Slow Progress with BGE. Level 3 consolidating mainly Young Carer, JASS Cool Down Crew S3 (8) Level 3 still not secure in any subject Skillforce (Steps to Work/First Aid Award Mechanics Club; Biking S4 Access: English, Maths, N4: PE, Hospitality Personal Development & John Muir Fire Services Cadet Mechanics Green Team Project S5 N4: English, Physics N5: PE, Hospitality College Placement engineering, Gorgie Farm Volunteer S1 Buddy, Helped with JASS Centenary Garden, Catering for school events, helped S1 football team Positive Destination Apprenticeship in garage with help of careers staff Leaves with… 2 N5s; 4 N4s; PDA Leadership, John Muir, Skills for Work S3 Profile
  10. 10. Skills Development Scotland (SDS) • Career Management Skills • Post- school choices • My World of Work • The changing youth labour market • Helping parents to help their children
  11. 11. Career Management Skills
  12. 12. • My World of Work is Scotland’scareersinformationand adviceweb service • It can supportyou as a parent/ carer for careersadviceand information,as wellas helpingyou helpyour child • Your childwillbe introducedto My World of Work in school and will be supported toset up theirindividual useraccount.This willgivethem accessto a wealthof careerinformation,resources and tools myworldofwork.co.uk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vyrJs1V3fc
  13. 13. The changing youth labour market • the youth labour market has changed massively over the last couple of decades • there are fewer entry-level jobs for school leavers and much more competition for them • there are many and varied routes into work for young people; including Modern Apprenticeships, college, university or further training • the average person has 10 – 15 jobs in their lifetime • 80% of jobs are not advertised • this means young people have to be very well prepared for the world of work • for localised information on job trends in your area (including employment rates and useful local contact information) have a look at SDS’ website: skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/in-your-area and put in your postcode.
  14. 14. Helping you to help your child Online: myworldofwork.co.uk Face-to-face: Visit an SDS careers centre to talk to an Adviser. Visit centres.myworldofwork.co.uk to find your nearest centre Parents are welcome to come along to their son's/daughter's careers interviews, and Lyn is flexible about arranging these early in the morning (from 7.45) if they are heading into work Telephone: Call us to free speak to an Adviser on 0800 917 8000
  15. 15. Useful resources Produced in partnership with National Parent Forum Scotland, and written by parents for parents, this guide to Career Education in Scotland sets out the opportunities your child will have and details SDS’ input at each school year. Download it at: npfs.org.uk/career-education-a-world-of-possibilities
  16. 16. Follow us! • Twitter: @mywowscotland • Facebook: My World of Work • YouTube: My World of Work
  17. 17. Positive Destinations Staying on at school will give the best chance of securing and sustaining a positive destination: Training University (Higher Education) Internships Starting your own business Employment College (Further Education) Activity agreements Volunteering Modern Apprenticeships
  18. 18. What is The Edinburgh Guarantee? The Edinburgh Guarantee exists to make sure that every school leaver in Edinburgh will leave school with the choice of a job, further education or training opportunity. The Edinburgh Guarantee team work with employers, colleges and training providers in Edinburgh to encourage them to create more jobs, training and college placements for the City’s young people.
  19. 19. The Edinburgh Guarantee web-site http://www.edinburghguarantee.org/
  20. 20. Key Industries for Growth Tourism Life Sciences Energy Financial Services Construction Creative Industries Edinburgh Job Trends
  21. 21. Construction In the next 10-15 years there is going to be a huge amount of building work in Edinburgh with the potential to create approximately 48,000 jobs. Technicians IT specialists Painters and decorators Wood trades and interior fit-out Civil engineers Plumbers Labourers Plant mechanics Plant operatives Logistics Civil engineers Project managers Scaffolders
  22. 22. Senior Phase of Curriculum for Excellence • provides specialisation, depth and rigour • prepares students well for achieving qualifications to the highest level of which they are capable • continues to develop skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work • continues to provide a range of activities which develop the four capacities (successful learner, confident individual, responsible citizen effective contributor) • supports students to achieve a positive and sustained destination
  23. 23. Questions..?

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