Presentation on theme: "Engaging providers to deliver RPA: lessons learnt and models developed LEACAN Conference Wednesday 25 April 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Engaging providers to deliver RPA: lessons learnt and models developed LEACAN Conference Wednesday 25 April 2012
In the next 45 minutes … Exploration of the challenges and the opportunities Interview extracts from key personnel working on RPA Ten lessons and creative models developed or in development Sharing of practice from the RPA pilots Reassurance What does this mean for you?
Lesson 1: Deliver a clear RPA message Please click on link below to view video by Andrew Simmons, Services for Young People, Hertfordshire Council. http://www.thegrid.org.uk/media/learning/14- 19/participation/herts_strategy/engaging_lesson1.wmv
The key points of the message Dispelling the myths Economic viability and lifelong learning Across the sectors at all levels Clear identification of the target groups Clear pathways and progression opportunities – illustrative models Joining up the strategies and implementation plans eg SEND pathfinder, DSPL, NEET etc
Lesson 3: Keep the focus on destinations HE provision Apprenticeships Employmen t Independent living Supported employment 6 Employment with Training Community based activity PHASES OF LEARNING DESTINATIONS Enhanced Quality of Life Economic Viability Further EducationAlternative Provision OUTCOMES Day Care Primary and Secondary Education Slide adapted from a presentation by the Head of Inclusion and LDD – Hertford Regional College
Lesson 4: Consider the profile of the young people Please click on link below to view video by Jane Davis, Education Consultant working at Romanfields Pupil Referral Unit and Dave McGachen, Curriculum Deputy, Pinewood MLD School. http://www.thegrid.org.uk/media/learning/14- 19/participation/herts_strategy/engaging_lesson4.wmv
Lesson 5: Build a seamless transition Sharing learner information (Learning for Living and Work) Combining the expertise and the skills of the teaching staff A destination-led curriculum designed in partnership (City and Guilds 7546 pilot) Agreeing ‘Principles for Progression’ and Progression Agreements
Lesson 6: Find the ambassadors Reflecting the importance and value of the ‘bridging’ organisations to secure: –Apprenticeships –Employers –Self-employment –Voluntary sector
The apprenticeship providers Please click on link below to view video by Anna Morrison, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Provider Network. http://www.thegrid.org.uk/media/learning/14- 19/participation/herts_strategy/engaging_lesson6a.wmv
Social enterprise and self-employment Please click on link below to view video by Sharon Gaffney, WENTA. http://www.thegrid.org.uk/media/learning/14- 19/participation/herts_strategy/engaging_lesson6b.wmv
Tactics for engaging the providers Adaptation of existing programmes Putting in place the right support systems and training programme Showcase their practice Link with their targets and agendas Question the sustainability Join them up to work together on progression for learners
Lessons 8, 9, and 10 Build on what you do already Find the ‘can do’ people across the country and bring them into your team – steal their ideas so you don’t have to go it alone! Break a few rules for as long as you can!
Want to know more: Mary Hurlstone 14-19 Progression Manager, SfYP, Hertfordshire firstname.lastname@example.org 07785 594701 An invitation for you all – 14-19 Annual Conference: RPA and Progression Wednesday 14 th November, 2012 Stevenage