Session 3

Unit 1 - Wider Context 
Session 3 
T - Level Education and Early Years 

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Unit 1 - Wider Context 
Session 3 
T - Level Education and Early Years 

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Learning objectives
In today's session learners will... 
  1. Recap and recall information about school provisions and educational regulators (connect - session 2)
  2. Explore the different changes in educational law to determine how it has evolved.
  3. Explain and research post - 16 educational provisions.

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Recap - review - recall
What can you remember
for session 2?

Slide 3 - Mind map

What can you remember about OFQUAL?

Slide 4 - Open question

1 reason how OFSTED inform educational practices?

Slide 5 - Open question

What do you think the school leaving age was in 1983?

Slide 6 - Poll

Tertiary College
This is an institution that provides general and vocational FE courses for students aged 16 - 19 years. Tertiary colleges are different to FE colleges as they offer less courses and only consider students aged 16 - 19 years old.
Further Education Colleges
FE colleges is the umbrella term which categories FE colleges, tertiary colleges, sixth form colleges and specialist colleges as well as adult provisions.
Some key words to consider...

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Education changes over time (reform)
1870 - Elementary Education Act 1870: Education was introduced to children aged 5 - 13 years,
children had to attend school for between 5 - 10 years until they met 'educational standards'. (Arithmetic (multiplication / division, Reading and writing).

1893 - School leaving age raised to 11. 
1899 - School leaving age raised to 12. 
1921 - School leaving age raised to 14.

1944 - The Education Act 1944: State Education became free ad the compulsory school age was raised until 15. The act created separate primary schools and secondary schools. 

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Educational reform
1972 - Education became compulsory until the age of 16 years old. Preparation for this change to take place started in 1964.
1988 - The Education Act Reform (1988). In line with this act the National Curriculum was introduced with 14 subjects. 
2008 - The Education and skills act (2008):Unemployment rates increased as statistics showed after the age of 16, 11% of students were not in education or in work. It was stated students until they are 18, will have to: 1/ Stay in Full time education, apprenticeship/traineeships, spend 20 hours or more working while in part-time training / education. 

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Which one of the following statements,ents best describes how a maintained school is funded?
By a charitable trust
By a religious group
By the Local authority
Directly from the central government.

Slide 10 - Quiz

What age will a preschool usually accept children?

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Post 16 provisions 
In the UK after the age of 16, it is required for students to stay in a form of education until they are 18, this includes FE, apprenticeships or training courses.
There are many different paths that can be considered: 
A Levels - Academic level
T Levels - Technical level 
Vocational courses in a specific industry
Work based learning

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Range of provisions in Education 
School 6th forms 
6th form colleges 
FE Colleges 
Private, independent and voluntary providers 
Special colleges 
Art, design and performing arts college
HE education institutions 

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What are the names of the 3 registers a childminder might be registered on?

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Higher Education Institutions 
These institutions offer university level programmes, also known as HE.
At university students will often start by completing an undergraduates degree (Level 4,5,6). 
As a post graduate you may work towards a level 7.
And lastly a doctorate is level 8. 

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School sixth forms 
School sixth forms are based or attached to secondary schools, and cater for students aged 16 - 19 years old. 
This period of study is formally known as key stage 5, this key stage is made up of year 12 & year 13.
Often students who are in 6th form study A - Levels or international Baccalaureate.
Sixth forms can be in a maintained school or private School

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The international Baccalaureate (IB)
The International Baccalaureate, also known simply as the IB, is an internationally recognised programme for students aged 3-19. 

The IB programme aims not only to develop students’ knowledge in a range of subjects and disciplines, but also to help them become confident, self-motivated, and resilient global citizens.

Through the IB, they’ll come to understand different perspectives and join a community of learners who want to make the world a better place.

Studies in language and literature; language acquisition; individuals and societies; sciences; mathematics; and the arts. 

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Sixth Form colleges 
A sixth form colleges are generically larger than a school but small than an FE college. 
A 6th form college often offers A - levels and some vocational courses, outside of the school environment. 
Often a 6th form college is only for 16 - 18 years old. 

For example: Suffolk One College is a 6th form college. 

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Further Education College (FE)
FE colleges generally offer a wider range of vocational courses, technical qualifications, International Baccalaureate. Often FE course provide learning from level 1 to level 5. 
Sometimes even offering higher level apprenticeships and foundation degree's.
We used to over level 4 Early Years here in Colchester.
Some colleges work in partnership with universities, for example: we work with University Centre Colchester for degrees.

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Special colleges 
Special colleges include (agriculture and horticulture colleges)
Agriculture - When students learn farming skills.
Horticulture -  the science and art of cultivating plants, encompassing the study of plant growth, propagation, and management.

These type of colleges often offer residential facilities and usually focus on a specialist area, for example dance or music. 
The benefits of such colleges is they aim to meet the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. 
Often from secondary school and beyond.

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Employers and apprenticeships
Employers are often keep to employ apprentices, this means you will learn whilst working. Although the wage is not as high as someone qualified they are learning whilst earning. 

Apprenticeships are considered a form of Education as employers have a set standard which need to be met. 

Employers often offering apprentices work with FE colleges or private independent providers as there is still an element of study and assignments.

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Art, design and performing arts colleges
Art, design and performing arts colleges specialise in these 3 areas only, often students will opt to attend such a college if they wish to pursue a career in this field. 

Students are supported in developing a range of skills required for specific roles. 
For example: The Royal college of Arts. 

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Flash Cards 
We are now going to create flash cards for each Education legislation & era's of reform we have just covered.
Lets be creative in how we create these flash cards, try and create A5 sized flash cards. 
We can then laminate them and tie them together with string.

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