The current context
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 14

The Current Context PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 42 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The Current Context. Don McGillivray Positive Futures Division Children, Young People and Social Care Directorate. Key developments in early childhood education and care. Curriculum for Excellence OECD Report Early years and early intervention framework

Download Presentation

The Current Context

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The current context

The Current Context

Don McGillivray

Positive Futures Division

Children, Young People and Social Care Directorate


Key developments in early childhood education and care

Key developments in early childhood education and care

  • Curriculum for Excellence

  • OECD Report

  • Early years and early intervention framework

  • Specific commitments on early years entitlement and teachers

  • SCQF Level 9 in childhood practice


Curriculum for excellence

Curriculum for Excellence

  • Active learning

  • Early level spanning pre-school and P1

  • Transitions, both into pre-school and between pre-school and primary

  • New conceptualisation of curriculum

    • Ethos and life of the school as a community

    • Curriculum areas – experiences and outcomes

    • Interdisciplinary learning

    • Opportunities for personal achievement


Oecd report

OECD Report

  • Many aspects of Scottish education are strong

  • Pre-school and primary relatively strong by international standards

  • Key issue is the drag that social circumstances have on outcomes

  • How can education help children overcome poor social background?


Early years and early intervention framework

Early years and early intervention framework

  • Pre-birth to 8 years old

  • Covers health, education and social care

  • Transformational change

  • Major priority for national and local government


Early intervention

Early Intervention

  • Our ambitions are universal

  • Risk identification and risk management

  • Sustained and effective interventions

  • Building the capacity of individuals, families and communities to secure outcomes

  • Not just a deficit approach


Transformational change

Transformational Change

  • Focus on outcomes

  • Joined up approach

  • Capacity-building model - parenting

  • Addressing underlying factors

  • Engagement

  • Strengthening universal services

  • Quality

  • Meeting the needs of children and families

  • Play

  • Improving delivery


A holistic approach

A holistic approach

  • Child-focused

  • Understanding what contributes to outcomes

  • Inter-agency planning and delivery

  • Common values

  • Getting it Right for Every Child

  • Broader workforce roles


Outcomes personalisation

Outcomes/Personalisation

  • Universality of outcomes, not inputs

  • 4 capacities plus wider outcomes

  • Ability to assess the needs of individual children and families and plan to meet those needs in a holistic way

  • Translating outcomes and experiences into individualised learning plans

  • Universal services meeting a wider range of needs


Early intervention1

Early intervention

  • Engagement

  • Risk identification

  • Effective, evidence-based interventions

  • Child development

  • Renewed focus on 0-3 age range


Transitions

Transitions

  • Transition into childcare and pre-school needs more focus

  • New early level spanning early years and primary 1

  • Dialogue across early years and early primary


Skills for capacity building and engagement

Skills for capacity-building and engagement

  • Working alongside parents and communities

  • Doing things with people, not for or to them

  • Empowerment


A focus on quality

A focus on quality

  • Qualifications and skills

  • Evidence into practice

  • Continuous learning


Opportunities

Opportunities

  • SCQF Level 9 in childhood practice

  • HND Childhood Practice

  • New focus on 0-3 and supporting research

  • Broader workforce roles

  • Common values

  • Analysis of skills and skill gaps


  • Login