Implicationsfor Teaching and Learning of the 14-19 curriculum<br />M Das<br />1<br />
Shift in Education<br />Government inspired to raise aspirations of children<br />Schools encouraged to provide new pathwa...
Educational Approaches<br />Traditional academic route eg. GCSE, A levels, O levels <br />Vocational qualification used as...
The need for reform<br />• Too much stress on assessment<br />Too many vocational qualifications did not meet the needs of...
Productivity and Skills Shortage<br /> Students coming out of school lack functional skills like English and Maths.<br />S...
Tomlinson Report14-19 education agenda <br />Attempt at creating a unified framework of achievement and qualifications pos...
The Diploma Approach<br />‘Diplomas give students much more choice and flexibility by introducing them into an industry in...
White Paper<br />Adoption of parts of the Tomlinson report<br />Retain GCSE and A-levels, with a 3-level diploma for vocat...
Choice for students <br />A national entitlement that every young person will have access to each of the 14 lines of Diplo...
Twenty First Century Skills<br />Revolution in technology<br />Students (digital natives)- most of the secondary students ...
Teaching and Learning <br />A- levels not appropriate for every pupil<br />Students fulfil their potential through various...
New Pathways<br />Bringing the workplace into the classroom<br />Linking schools  with employers and asking them to get  i...
The 14-19 Options an example<br />13<br />
Benefits of the Diploma<br />Students get time to explore the world of work.<br />A learner at 14 might be more turned on ...
Perceived Problem<br />Perceived as an option for the less academics<br />Stigma of parents and students that A- level rou...
Diplomas in EU countries<br />Denmark<br /> Sweden<br />France <br /> Germany<br /> have all got highly regarded vocationa...
Edge Foundation<br />Trying to promote the value vocational and applied skills education<br />17<br />
What do current students and teachers think<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zS5HaxOULE<br />18<br />
Diploma design<br />http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19/index.cfm?go=site.home&sid=47&pid=374&lid=439&ctype=Text&ptype=Single&prt...
References<br />http://publications.dcsf.gov.uk<br />   (The 14-19 Education Skills and White Paper<br />Diploma in IT<br ...
References<br />21<br /><ul><li>Careerwise - New 14-19 Curriculum
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    1. 1. Implicationsfor Teaching and Learning of the 14-19 curriculum<br />M Das<br />1<br />
    2. 2. Shift in Education<br />Government inspired to raise aspirations of children<br />Schools encouraged to provide new pathways to students like diplomas to give maximum choice to the pupils<br />2<br />
    3. 3. Educational Approaches<br />Traditional academic route eg. GCSE, A levels, O levels <br />Vocational qualification used as a way to offer social inclusion to the less able<br />Creating a two tier system<br />3<br />
    4. 4. The need for reform<br />• Too much stress on assessment<br />Too many vocational qualifications did not meet the needs of learners, higher education or employers<br />4<br />
    5. 5. Productivity and Skills Shortage<br /> Students coming out of school lack functional skills like English and Maths.<br />Shortage of soft skills <br />5<br />
    6. 6. Tomlinson Report14-19 education agenda <br />Attempt at creating a unified framework of achievement and qualifications post-14<br />An advanced, or level 4 diploma, whether achieved by academic or vocational route, with equal standing to provide the gateway to further, degree-level study<br />6<br />
    7. 7. The Diploma Approach<br />‘Diplomas give students much more choice and flexibility by introducing them into an industry in a much broader way’.<br />7<br />
    8. 8. White Paper<br />Adoption of parts of the Tomlinson report<br />Retain GCSE and A-levels, with a 3-level diploma for vocational studies <br /> Retain tests of’ functional literacy and numeracy for all students’<br />Make A-levels more stretching with a higher grade to differentiate between the top students<br /> (The last Education Secretary, <br /> 23rd Feb 2005)<br />8<br />
    9. 9. Choice for students <br />A national entitlement that every young person will have access to each of the 14 lines of Diploma learning:<br /> The first four- 2008<br /> The second four - by 2010 <br /> All 14- by 2015<br />To offer maximum flexibility and option to students<br />Schools encouraged to form part of a consortium and offer diploma students ‘subjects of their choice’<br />9<br />
    10. 10. Twenty First Century Skills<br />Revolution in technology<br />Students (digital natives)- most of the secondary students would have used computers in school since year one<br />Teachers focus on preparing them for their futures <br />10<br />
    11. 11. Teaching and Learning <br />A- levels not appropriate for every pupil<br />Students fulfil their potential through various new routes offered to them<br />Diplomas to allow teachers to train students in a more ‘applied’ way<br />Peter Henshaw (Editor of SecEd) - ‘shift is happening but there is a long way to go’<br />11<br />
    12. 12. New Pathways<br />Bringing the workplace into the classroom<br />Linking schools with employers and asking them to get involved in designing the course<br />Restrictions imposed by national curriculum to be relaxed<br />Parental view to be changed that A- levels are perceived as safer routes<br />12<br />
    13. 13. The 14-19 Options an example<br />13<br />
    14. 14. Benefits of the Diploma<br />Students get time to explore the world of work.<br />A learner at 14 might be more turned on when it is related to the world of work<br />Not for the intrinsic value of learning<br />14<br />
    15. 15. Perceived Problem<br />Perceived as an option for the less academics<br />Stigma of parents and students that A- level route is the safest to be changed<br />15<br />
    16. 16. Diplomas in EU countries<br />Denmark<br /> Sweden<br />France <br /> Germany<br /> have all got highly regarded vocational courses<br />A shift in attitude is needed in UK<br />16<br />
    17. 17. Edge Foundation<br />Trying to promote the value vocational and applied skills education<br />17<br />
    18. 18. What do current students and teachers think<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zS5HaxOULE<br />18<br />
    19. 19. Diploma design<br />http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/14-19/index.cfm?go=site.home&sid=47&pid=374&lid=439&ctype=Text&ptype=Single&prt<br />
    20. 20. References<br />http://publications.dcsf.gov.uk<br /> (The 14-19 Education Skills and White Paper<br />Diploma in IT<br /> Student Hood Photo in Background<br />http://www.edge.co.uk<br />http://www.rsc-southeast.ac.uk/14-19%20Curriculum/diploma-consortia.html<br />20<br />
    21. 21. References<br />21<br /><ul><li>Careerwise - New 14-19 Curriculum
    22. 22. The Great Education Debate
    23. 23. Tomlinson report
    24. 24. Shift Happens
    25. 25. http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2005-03-16b.1335.5</li>

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