Presentation on theme: "Taking HE Progress Files Forward Norman Jackson Generic Centre Where have we come from? Where are we going? How do we get there?"— Presentation transcript:
Taking HE Progress Files Forward Norman Jackson Generic Centre Where have we come from? Where are we going? How do we get there?
principles of RoA in Schools 1970’s 1980’s Where have we come from / where are we going? DfEE innovations FDTL projects HEI-initiatives PDPHE Scotland Diploma Supplement % HEIs with policy fwk DfEE EHE Capability CRA NRA in schools Dearing HEQC GSP Goodison Review PF policy development PF guidelines LTSN & ILT Sub.Ben. FDTL 4/5 IT projects Implementation targets BUILDING BLOCKS
idea shaping ideas though discussion & consultation working guidance exemplify and interpret policy expand and embed practice What have we accomplished? Still to do policy fwk
our vision ‘The ideas contained within this consultation offer one of the most exciting changes to students’ educational experience in many years. The opportunity for developing independent empowering learning in a supportive and serious manner will benefit individuals, the sector and society measurably.’ NPC response to consultation our vision ‘The ideas contained within this consultation offer one of the most exciting changes to students’ educational experience in many years. The opportunity for developing independent empowering learning in a supportive and serious manner will benefit individuals, the sector and society measurably.’ NPC response to consultation
What are we trying to do? Personal Development Planning Personal Records Transcript motivate people change cultures change the way people think and behave change systems share practice share resources create new resources our goals enhance the capability of participants improved information about learning and achievement
What are we trying to do? key areas for development Personal Development Planning Personal Records Transcript motivation of people staff development curriculum design assessment support & guidance information systems feedback & research quality assurance public education
Progress File Advisory Group representatives from networks and key interest groups practitioner advice Progress File Implementation Group UUK, SCoP, QAA, LTSN How do we get there? - co-ordination Strategy Information Activities Events
How do we get there? - strategy 1. building a web infrastructure 2. influencing software developers 3. pooling practice 4. creating opportunities for people to learn 5. working together
CRA & PDPHE Scotland LTSN/ILT 24 SCs subject communities HEIs NUS NPC Strategy - building a web infrastructure PADSHE/ PARS + Prof. Bodies SEDA Ufi QAA information for schools, colleges, employers guidance/aids/tools institutional case studies on-line staff development research reports examples of assessment internet conferencing advice/consultancy employer practice careers advisors employers
Strategy- influencing software developers Progress File IMS group Funded by CETIS to consult with representative bodies, networks and relevant projects to: define a set of interfaces to allow transcript data to be exchanged between FE / HE in collaboration with the relevant JISC committee and Managed Learning Environment steering group.
Strategy - pooling practice learning from what has gone before learning from current practice * survey of current practice in HEIs and subject communities * FDTL/DfEE innovations * PDP Scot & LTSN institutional case studies * LTSN seminar for experienced practitioners harnessing the R&D capacity of networks research into costs/benefits
Strategy: creating opportunities for people to learn from each other Thematic conferences for different audiences * Student Record Systems? Regional seminars/workshops * PDP resource pack workshops * PADSHE/PARS dissemination events Subject-focused workshops (LTSN)
Strategy - principles for collaborative working inclusive - must involve all interest groups political and strategic - HEIs-nat. bodies-stakeholders practical - effective/useful/timely guidance and support cost effective - good use of existing resources new learning - growing understanding about what works must be connected - to QAA policies; the outside world
shared vision work together co-ordinated approach learn from experience planned development and investment Taking Progress Files Forward