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Assessment and Accreditation of Workplace Learning. christine.sanderson @e-skills.com www.e-skills.com www.uvac.ac.uk. An Effective Partnership to assess and accredit both Education and Industry Standards in ICT. Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecommunications – e-skills UK and

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Assessment and accreditation of workplace learning

Assessment and Accreditationof Workplace Learning

christine.sanderson @e-skills.com

www.e-skills.com

www.uvac.ac.uk


An effective partnership to assess and accredit both education and industry standards in ict

An Effective Partnership to assess and accredit both Education and Industry Standards in ICT

  • Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecommunications – e-skills UK

    • and

  • University Vocational Awards Council-UVAC


  • Existing standards linking he and work horses for courses

    Existing Standards linking HE and Work:Horses for Courses

    • National Occupational Standards

    • National Council for Work Experience Standards

    • Professional Standards- BCS

    • Academic Standards


    National occupational standards nos

    National Occupational Standards - NOS

    • Set Standards of Performance for 95% of workplace activities at 5 levels of responsibility including for

      • Technical tasks

      • Handling information

      • Dealing with people

      • Working with people

      • Sizing up and solving problems

      • Planning action

      • Measuring progress

      • Evaluating outcomes

      • Co-ordinating, influencing, negotiating.


    Workplace learning assessed to national occupational standards

    Workplace Learning Assessed to National Occupational Standards

    STEP 1 WORK EXPERIENCE

    Plan and Design. ‘A Pick and Fit’ System

    • Which Areas of Competence align to the course academic content,

      e.g. designing, installing , supporting or using hardware and /or software?

      2 What level is realistic? How much real world /real work complexity is included in the course?


    Workplace learning assessed to national occupational standards1

    Workplace Learning Assessed to National Occupational Standards

    • STEP 2 WORK EXPERIENCE

    • Assess using the NOS.

      • Customer satisfaction

      • Business Goals achieved

      • Responsibility taken

      • Effective communication of ideas

      • Information processed effectively


    Workplace learning assessed to national occupational standards2

    Workplace Learning Assessed to National Occupational Standards

    • GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME [ GPDA IN ICT]

    • THE SECTOR FRAMEWORK FOR ASSESSING GRADUATE READINESS TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE IT ENVIRONMENT


    Workplace learning assessed to national occupational standards3

    Workplace Learning Assessed to National Occupational Standards

    ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK.

    • FULL DEGREE

    • NOS LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS

    • NOS LEVEL 3 COMPETENCE IN 2 TECHNICAL UNITS DEMONSTRATED AT WORK OR IN REALISTIC SIMULATION


    Effective workplace assessment asks

    Effective Workplace Assessment asks:-

    • What BUSINESS activities to assess?

    • What REAL WORLD/REAL WORK ‘rules of evidence’ to use?

    • How to INCLUDE THE EMPLOYER in the Judgement of performance?

    • What academic credit to give the assessment?


    Accreditation of he workplace assessment systems

    Accreditation of HE Workplace Assessment Systems.

    • Industry and Education have come together to recognise the reliability and consistency of the assessments of workplace performance.

    • The Partnership between the IT Sector and UVAC has established the principles of accreditation.


    Work standards

    Work Standards?

    • Why?


    Next steps

    Next Steps

    • Work with e-skills UK

      • To introduce Occupational Standards to IT courses

      • To agree ‘rules of evidence’ for assessment

        Contact:

        christine.sanderson @e-skills.com


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