Presentation on theme: "United Nation Development Programme 27 November 2012."— Presentation transcript:
United Nation Development Programme 27 November 2012
Christina Månberg Director of Education Swedish National Agency for Education Bengt Weidow Director of Education Swedish National Agency for Education
Upper Secondary Education
The Swedish education system
Higher requirements and quality Aims: Better prepared More students succeed Strengthened equity Better distinction
Upper Secondary School 2011 News 12 vocational programmes 6 higher education preparatory programs Diploma History Influence from national councils New grade levels Apprenticeship education National education Entrepreneurship New structures and subjects Cutting edge education
Vocational programmes Child and Recreation Programme (BF) Building and Construction Programme (BA) Electricity and Energy Programme (EE) Vehicle and Transport Programme (FT) Business and Administration Programme (HA) Handicraft Programme (HV) Hotel and Tourism Programme (HT) Industrial Technology Programme (IN) Natural Resource Use Programme (NB) Restaurant Management and Food Programme (RL) HVAC and Property Maintenance Programme (VF) Health and Social Care Programme (VO)
Natural resource use Programme Take place on former Agricultural schools, Forestry schools, Horticultural schools Take place on schools that only have one vocational programme
Natural Resource Use Scools Situated on the countryside About 40 schools in Sweden have orientation towards agriculture Possession of own farm Since long ago important for development on the countryside Adult education
Natural Resource Use Schools The owners of the scools: Communities Organisations Private
Foundation subject, 600 credits English, 100 History, 50 Mathematics, 100 Physical education and health, 100 Science studies, 50 Religion, 50 Social studies, 50 Swedish, 100
Four orientations The orientation – animals The orientation – agriculture The orientation – forestry The orientation – gardens
Orientation agriculture, 300 credits Soil and plant biology, 100 Animals in agriculture, 100 Vehicles and tools, 100
Programme specialisations, 900 credits About 100 courses (100 credits each) are offered In the field of animals, agriculture, forestry and gardens Also complement to different vocational areas as nature guide, sales and customer service, pedagogy etc.
Programme specialisation – Ex 1 The vocational outcome – agriculture – plant cultivation Horticulture 1, 100 Horticulture 2, 100 Agricultural machinery 1, 100 Agricultural machinery 2, 100 Service technology 1, 100 Building maintance, 100 Cultivation – specialisation, 100
Programme specialisation – Ex 2 The vocational outcome – agriculture – machines Horticulture 1, 100 Agricultural machinery 1, 100 Agricultural machinery 2, 100 Service technology 1, 100 Service technology 2, 100 Building maintance, 100 Loaders and trucks, 100
Local programme council Members Mission – dialogue with the school –Programme specialisation –Workplace-based learning –Diploma project
Subject syllabus Open process
Subject syllabus The education shall develope the students knowledges and skills concerning … Consist of 1 – 4 courses
Courses Core content Knowledge requirements
Knowledge requirements Level E (lowest) The student follow instructions for work and do in consultation with tutor limited workingtasks in plant production with current technical equipment. The result of the work is satisfied. In the work the student solve in consultation with tutor problems that do occur. The student work in a safe way with technical equipment. …..
Knowledge requirements Level C (lowest) The student follow instructions for work and do after consultation with tutor wide workingtasks in plant production with current technical equipment. The result of the work is satisfied. In the work the student solve after consultation with tutor problems that do occur. The student work in a safe way with technical equipment. …..
Knowledge requirements Level A (lowest) The student follow instructions for work and do after consultation with tutor wide workingtasks in plant production with current technical equipment. The result of the work is very satisfied. In The work the student solve after consultation with tutor problems that do occur. The student work in a safe way with technical equipment. …..
Workplace-based learning At least 15 weeks No salery Tutor at the workplace Learning as parts of or whole courses Vocational identity, vocational culture, part of the community at a workplace
Apprenticeship education More than half of the time at one or more workingsites Rather few students in Sweden
The diploma project The diploma project should: demonstrate that students are prepared for the applicable vocational area demonstrate the students ability to carry out recurring tasks in the vocational area, be carried out in such a way that students plan, carry out and assess their work.
Diploma project Responsible for the milkingcows at a farm during a period Part of a workinggroup of tractordrivers during the springperiod
After vocational education and training Vocational work Studies –Advanced vocational education (Yrkeshögskolan) –Courses and bacheler degree (Swedish University of Agricultural Scienses)
National programme council The mission: To give the Swedish National Agency for Education advise
National programme council Members: Xxxx, Swedish Vocational Board of Agriculture and Holticulture (NYN) Yyyy, Swedish Vocational Board of Forestry (SYN) Zzzz, Swedish Vocational Board of Horses (HYN) Aaaa, Swedish Vocational Board of Landscape gardener Bbbb, The Municipal Workers Union (Kommunal)