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1 Anniesland College February 2012
Anniesland Anniesland College February 2012

2 Anniesland Jim Anderson: Head of Corporate Development Robert Anderson: Head of Creative Arts Steven Sanderson: Lecturer in Catering


4 Anniesland


6 Anniesland College – A Community College
1 of 41 Further Education Colleges in Scotland Opened in 1964 to serve the local Shipbuilding and Engineering industry Training and educating engineering apprentices for over 45 years Annual Turnover - £14m Student Numbers – circa. 10,000 Employees – circa. 300 Recently moved into a new £53 Million state of the art College campus

7 Economic Context UK unemployment 2.5million
1+ million yrs without job (UK) Scottish unemployment 230,000 Govt focus – young people; up-skilling and re-training existing workforce Glasgow Commonwealth 2014 Initiative to provide a vocational training place for every school leaver SG guarantee every 16 – 19 yr old a training place, additional support of 19 – 25 yr olds

8 The College The college consists of five departments covering the following curriculum areas: Business and Computing Social & Community Studies Creative Arts ESOL and Core Skills Engineering and Construction

9 Careers @ Anniesland Partnerships with Employers in:
Business and Financial Services Travel and Tourism Catering Administration Construction Industries Engineering Hospitality Sport and Dance Health and Social Care Childcare



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13 Mechanical/Manufacturing Facilities
CNC Programming Suite CNC Manufacturing Workshop Conventional Machine Shop Engineering Measurement Room (Metrology)




17 Employment Training - examples
NHS – clinical and non-clinical Small Construction Firms Large Engineering Companies Housing Associations City Council Staff – DWP Hospitality and Hotel Trades Financial Sector Travel and Tourism Industry Care Sector Key – strong relationships and detailed needs analysis

18 Progression Routes Typical Academic Progression Route
National Certificate (NC) Higher National Certificate (HNC) Higher National Diploma (HND)

19 Learning @ Anniesland Courses and Awards Core Skills
SQA Access, Intermediate 1 & 2 (SCQF 4&5), Higher Cert Scottish Progression Awards and National Certificates Skills for Work ( SCQF 4,5,6) Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SCQF 6,7,8) Higher National Certificate (SCQF 7) Higher National Diploma (SCQF 8) SCQF – Scottish Credit and Qualification framework


21 Quality Assurance Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education (HMIe) – ( SQA approved centre – permission to award qualifications EMTA Awards Limited (Vocational Engineering Qualifications) Centre of Excellence Award Investors In People (IIP)

22 Awarding Body Accreditation
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF) EMTA Awards Limited (EAL) City & Guilds London Institute (CGLI) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Centre The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)

23 International Profile of Anniesland College
International recognition for Anniesland College language courses and support for this project from: British Council Member of Scottish Colleges International

24 Learning @ Anniesland Partnership Working
Local/National Glasgow City Council Scotland’s Colleges West of Scotland Colleges Milton Resource Centre Glasgow Housing Association North Glasgow Housing Ass APEX Childcare Partnership Glasgow Health Board Glasgow Regeneration Agency Ruchill Community Learning Centre Yoker Community Campus Queenscross HA Various Partner Colleges Various Educational Bodies – SQA, C&G Transnational Italy Poland Lithuania France Germany Austria Spain Finland Denmark Greece Ireland Cyprus Egypt Vietnam China Russia Palestine USA

25 Learning @ Anniesland Target Groups
We work with many disadvantaged groups Long term unemployed Lone parents People moving on from substance misuse The MCMC group (14 – 24yrs) Women returners ESOL learners Migrant Workers Those from areas of multiple deprivation

26 College Nursery

27 Learning @ Anniesland Good student experience
Excellent guidance and support High success rates Typical retention 87%+ Qualification attainment 80% Number into jobs 40% Number into HE 35%

28 Learning @ Anniesland Learner Services
Learning advisors providing advice and support Finance Team supporting the allocation of: Bursary, Childcare and Hardship Funds Employability

29 Learner Development Provides: Core Skill profiling Supported Study
Extended Learning Support Skills Development PDA ITALL (Introduction to Tutor Training in Adult Literacy's) Interventions

30 Anniesland

31 VLE Developments @ Anniesland
There are currently courses & learning materials available in the following departments: Business and Digital Technologies English for Speakers of Other Languages & Highers Care, Health and Communities Engineering and Construction Creative Industries and Sport Learner Development

32 VLE Platform: Moodle Course Management System Learner centred
Courses can be accessed at any time from any location with internet access. Facilitates blended learning by allowing course content to be put online and allows time for face to face discussions, questions and problem solving.

33 Moodle Learners at Anniesland
Include those disadvantaged from learning for a number of reasons: By location, distance By culture - language By financial constraints By personal commitments By skills base By work commitments

34 Virtual Learning Environment - Moodle
At present Anniesland College has over 200 courses running on the Moodle. This is constantly added to and updated.

35 Learning @ Anniesland Contact Details:
Jim Anderson Robert Anderson– Steven Sanderson–

36 Learning @ Anniesland Contact Details:
Jim Anderson Thomas Smith– Aimie McGuiness –

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