Presentation on theme: "Essential Skills Tutor Workshops 3 / 4 September 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Essential Skills Tutor Workshops 3 / 4 September 2009
Essential Skills Tutor Workshops Three big questions; Why are we here? What will we achieve? Will the future be any different?
Introduction Exciting times – people interested in Literacy, Numeracy & ICT Numeracy and ICT – International Literacy on agenda – UK and RoI standards Imminent NIAO report Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies commissioned Oxford Economics Study on How Literacy Skills have developed over time
Introduction UCAS points awarded for L2 achievements Employers, SSCs and Trade Unions wanting to engage Partnership between policy, providers and quality achievements Greatest ever number of ES qualifications in 2008/09 Evolution of QCF and skills progression
Objectives Re-alignment of relationship Inform tutors of developments Necessity to reflect and facilitate Change Social context of Essential Skills Advent of ICT Way Forward