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key skills curriculum 2000 he
Key Skills, Curriculum 2000 & HE
  • Why do key skills?
  • How do key skills fit into

Curriculum 2000?

  • What are the Curriculum 2000

Key Skills?

  • Admissions to Higher Education
  • Key Skills in Higher Education
why do key skills
Why do key skills?

Research shows evidence of improvement in students’

  • motivation
  • progression
  • level of achievement
  • employability
why do key skills3
Why do key skills?

Employers look for:

  • computer literacy
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • team work skills
  • ability to learn and work independently
  • effective decision-makers and problem-solvers
how do ks fit into curriculum 2000
How do KS fit into Curriculum 2000?
  • Following Dearing Report, KS ‘decoupled’ from GNVQs: now free-standing
  • Aimed at students on academic, vocational and mixed A/AS programmes
  • KS Qualifications exist at 5 levels: first 3 are levels most likely to be used in schools/colleges
what are the qca key skills
What are the QCA Key Skills?

Six key skills. Main three are

  • Communication
  • Application of Number
  • Information Technology

Wider key skills are:

  • Working with others
  • Improving own learning and performance
  • Problem solving
where are the details
Where are the details?
  • Specifications and guidance documents are available at www.qca.org.uk
  • Three main awarding bodies are OCR, EdExcel and AQA: see
  • www.ocr.org.uk
  • www.edexcel.org.uk
  • www.aqa.org.uk
admissions to higher education
Admissions to Higher Education
  • New ‘points score’ tariff system from UCAS
  • Gives a numerical value to the new qualifications, including KS Awards
  • Details available at www.ucas.co.uk/new/press/tariff.pdf
key skills in he
Key Skills in HE
  • QAA requires key transferable skills to be clearly stated in programme specifications
  • Teaching, learning and assessment methods should enable skills to be developed and assessed
  • Ongoing research into key skills appropriate for HE programmes
one key skills model for he
One Key Skills model for HE
  • Management of self
  • Management of others
  • Management of information
  • Management of task

From Bennett, Dunne and Carre (2000:31) Skills Development in HR and Employment Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press, Buckingham

developing key skills in he
Developing Key Skills in HE

Strategies include:

  • diagnostic assessments
  • highlighting KS in Programme Specifications
  • ‘mapping’ KS into study units
  • developing eLearning packages
developing key skills in he12
Developing Key Skills in HE
  • discipline-specific core units which emphasise key transferable skills
  • discrete, interdisciplinary KS units, sometimes using eLearning
  • reviewing assessment methods
  • using student Personal Development Planning files (QAA requirement) for self-evaluation and target-setting