Presentation on theme: "Development of the Controlled Assessment task for 2015 By: Helen Robertson FSC London 22 October 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Development of the Controlled Assessment task for 2015 By: Helen Robertson FSC London 22 October 2013
The Task What’s different? Making sense of the task statement The enquiry process Possible fieldwork techniques (primary & secondary data) Potential investigations...
Task Information Investigate the factors that help to create a sustainable residential community 4.3 How might sustainable residential communities be planned?
What’s different? Sustainable Communities study focuses on sustainability aspects relating to equality, water, transport, energy, waste and materials Many field techniques are similar to Quality of Life studies, BUT a proposed study that just focuses on Quality of Life would not be accepted by WJEC.
Setting up the Task What are the factors? Investigate the factors that help to create a sustainable residential community Which community or communities? A model or theory for sustainable
The enquiry process Involve the candidates in the enquiry process. – What are they aiming to achieve? – involve candidates in posing enquiry questions – What is the wider geographical concept / theory that is being tested? – How might candidates take some ownership for selecting or collecting data? How will they demonstrate independence?
Sustainable Communities April 2003 Sir John Egan review to consider the skills needed to help deliver the vision and aims of the Sustainable Communities Plan. The findings of his review and seeks to: – clarify what the term 'sustainable community' means – identify who is responsible for leading the delivery of sustainable communities – recognise the skills necessary to achieve sustainable communities.
Sustainable Communities Some areas have their own Sustainable Community strategy http://www.hillingdon.g ov.uk/index.jsp?articlei d=14694 http://www.hillingdon.g ov.uk/index.jsp?articlei d=14694
Other locations: Thames Gateway Barking Riverside Greenwich Peninsula East Village
Photos / Sketches / Maps Specific features Summary image – Social – Economic – Environment
Quality Surveys Can you be quantitative? – smart phones?
Surveys – bi-polar scores Egan Wheel CategoriesVery GoodCymmerVery PoorSustainability Index 123456 Well run2111000026.5 Well connected169611023 Well served1113900020.5 Environmentally sensitive219300026.5 Fair for everyone012671110.1 Thriving1814010025.3 Well designed and built178611023.5 Active, inclusive and safe275000029.5 http://www.geography.org.uk/resources.asp?categoryID=14
Secondary data can come from www.Police.ukwww.Police.uk Crime Surveys
Questionnaires INSERT examples of worksheets, workable ideas, local examples here. Notes to guide you are in the slide notes section.
Who knows an area best? Obviously it is the people who live, work and spend their lives there. Stakeholders How to do a Placecheck (explained in one page) 1.Choose an area to Placecheck. 2.Spend an hour or so on a walkabout. 3.Ask: What do we like about this place? What do we dislike about it? What do we need to work on? 4.Think about why the place is as it is. Discuss how to make your ideas happen, and who needs to be involved. 5.Make a note of what you have decided. 6.Follow up with action: http://www.placecheck.info/
Building / Community design Evidence of building design and sustainable futures – materials used – water use – power supplies – EPC Certificates, – Solar Panels, – Wind Turbines, – Double Glazing, etc