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THE DIPLOMA HELEN GEORGE LEAD PRACTITIONER BUSINESS AND FINANCE CURRICULUM MANAGER OF BUSINESS AND TOURISM What is a Diploma? A new qualification for 14-19 year olds Bridging the gap between academic and vocational qualifications

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THE DIPLOMA

HELEN GEORGE

LEAD PRACTITIONER BUSINESS AND FINANCE

CURRICULUM MANAGER OF BUSINESS AND TOURISM


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What is a Diploma?

  • A new qualification for 14-19 year olds

  • Bridging the gap between academic and vocational qualifications

  • Main difference – the way students learn ‘applied learning’

  • Practical work, problem solving, projects, work experience, developing life skills for the future etc


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3 Different Levels

  • Foundation Diploma = 5 GCSE’s D-G (1 Year)

  • Higher Diploma = 7 GCSE’s A*-C

  • (1 Year)

  • Advanced Diploma = 3 ½ A Levels

  • (2 Years)


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Key Components of a Diploma

  • Principal Learning – Main part related to the subject

  • Generic Learning – functional skills, work experience, extended project

  • Additional or Specialist learning

  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

  • Each individual area attracts SCAAT/UCAS points


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Why Study a Diploma

  • The Diploma has been designed to prepare students for work and further study

  • Life skills such as teamwork, problem solving, creative thinking, as well as Maths, English and ICT skills

  • Work placement – experience the world of work

  • Project (research and analytical skills)


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How is it graded?

  • Final grade calculated by combining the Principal Learning and the Project

  • To achieve the Diploma students will need to pass all the required components

  • Students will receive a transcript showing all the qualifications which make up the Diploma


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Doing a Diploma is Different because students will…

  • Learn in new ways and other places

  • Develop life skills which will prepare them for the work and future careers

  • Have the opportunity to apply learning to real life situations

  • Experience the work of work in a particular area of interest

  • Work with employers


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