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SQA TESOL Resources Launch 2013. Jennifer MacDougall SQA TESOL Consultant. Welcome and introductions! Carol Alyson Mandy Holly Gill Jennifer YOU!. Aims of the day: To introduce the new TESOL resources To become familiar with some of the resources

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Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

SQA TESOL Resources Launch

2013

Jennifer MacDougall

SQA TESOL Consultant


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

  • Welcome and introductions!

  • Carol

  • Alyson

  • Mandy

  • Holly

  • Gill

  • Jennifer

  • YOU!


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

  • Aims of the day:

  • To introduce the new TESOL resources

  • To become familiar with some of the resources

  • To consider how the resources support SQA TESOL Centres and Candidates

  • To provide further info on SQA TESOL qualifications.


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

Adult ESOL Strategy aspiration:

‘ a fully professional workforce with recognised career structures’

‘ESOL practitioners need to show knowledge, technical competence, and expertise at a level consistent with effective programme delivery.’


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

Project principles

  • All ESOL learners should have access to a positive, quality learning experience

  • Expertise of ESOL practitioners has a direct impact on this experience

  • Practitioners need to gain (T)ESOL specific knowledge and skills


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a community of practice

celebrating diversity


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‘For people already in career or vocation wishing to extend/broaden their skills base. In some cases they will be for those wishing to enter employment. They assess and certificate progression in a defined set of specialist occupational skills.’


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

SQA PDA: Introduction to Tutoring ESOL (SCQF level 6)

16 credits at SCQF level 6

  • Language and Learning in ESOL F43X 33

  • Developing ESOL Tutoring Skills F43W 33

Pathway

A

Pathway

B

Pathway

C

Sector specific professional requirements

Cambridge ESOL CELTA

Trinity Cert TESOL

or equivalent

Approximate value - 24 credits

@ SCQF level 8/9)

SQA PDA in TESOL (SCQF level 9)

32 SCQF credits @ level 9

ESOL and the Learners

English Language Frameworks (TESOL)

Language Skills (TESOL)

ESOL Planning and Delivery

Example

FE sector

Teaching Qualification in Further Education TQ(FE)

SQA PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies

in TESOL (SCQF level 10)

16 SCQF credits @ level 10 /16 SCQF credits @ level 9

2 mandatory units:

English Language Analysis for TESOL)

ESOL Assessment and the Scottish Framework

1 unit from options:

Teaching ESOL Literacies to Adults

ESOL Syllabus Design

Cambridge ESOL DELTA

Trinity Dip TESOL

or equivalent

(Approximate value - 60 credits

@ SCQF level 11)

Professional Development Framework for ESOL Practitioners in Scotland (March 2011)


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PDA in TESOL at SCQF level 9

  • 4 mandatory Units:

  • ESOL and the Learners

  • English Language Frameworks (TESOL)

  • Language Skills (TESOL)

  • ESOL Planning and Delivery

  • Integrated but some freestanding potential

  • Meets British Council requirements for TEFLi

  • Validated as a Group Award - December 2010

  • Piloted at ‘Stevenson College, Edinburgh’


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PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies in TESOL(SCQF level 10)

  • 4 additional Units:

  • English Language Analysis for TESOL (10)

  • ESOL Assessment and the Scottish Framework (9)

  • Teaching ESOL Literacies to Adults (9)

  • ESOL Syllabus Design (9)

  • Builds on PDA in TESOL knowledge and skills

  • Free standing Units

  • Validated as a Group Award – May 2011

  • Piloted at Clydebank, Anniesland and

  • Stevenson College.


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Morning Session:

  • PDA in TESOL at SCQF level 9

  • Short overview of qualification

  • Rationale for design of resources

  • ‘Hands on’ materials – practical

  • Discussion, Reflection and Feedback

  • NB Afternoon Plenary


Sqa tesol resources launch 2013

Afternoon Session:

  • Applied Practitioner Studies

  • Short overview of qualification

  • Professional Development needs

  • ‘Hands on’ materials – practical

  • Discussion, Reflection and Feedback

  • NB Afternoon Plenary


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Development of Resources

  • Pilots and Trialling

  • Types of resources

    • Modes

    • Support not ‘course’

  • Audiovisual resources Community learning and FE


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Have a lovely day!


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