Higher Education in Further

tailpillowΔιαχείριση

9 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 5 μήνες)

50 εμφανίσεις

Higher Education in Further
Education

Brief background

Quiz

Provision across Cornwall

Progression

Case studies

Any questions?




Background HE in FE





Local
HE provision for local needs





1986

Plymouth Polytechnic ( later University of Plymouth
Colleges
-

UPC) saw need to improve access to HE for
mature students

1988

Government policy shift to increase participation in
Higher Education
-

with the direct result of a rapid
expansion of college based HE

2004

Cornwall gained first tranche of ESF Objective One
funding

2007

UPC had 9,500 HE students studying in FE with
assurance of quality and progression, on line resources
and support services and a wide
range of courses
linked
to local economic priorities





Local HE provision for
local needs



What is a Foundation degree?

Vocational qualification
in

higher education
offered
by Universities and FE Colleges
working

together in partnership


Gives
substantial higher level knowledge in a
specific subject with a defined value of 240
Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS)
points







Quiz

What is the minimum UCAS points
required to start a Foundation Degree?





60


What percentage of Foundation
students top up to full Bachelors
Degree ?





80%




Quiz

What percentage of current Cornwall
College HE students are

From Cornwall?




75%

Are 21 and under?




44%




Are part time?




11%





Quiz

The 2011
Census
has revealed that the
number of
20


24 year olds resident in
Cornwall
has increased by how much( %)?



28%



How much has the HE participation rates
of Cornish Residents
grown (%)
between
2004


2011?



15.3%


Subject Areas


Animals, Horticulture and
Land
-
use


Business and Information
Technology


Creative Arts and Media


Health, Counselling,
Teaching and Social
Sciences


Hospitality and Tourism


Marine Studies


Science, Engineering and
Technology


Sports and Public
Services



Cornwall College

Truro and
Penwith

College


Art and Design


Beauty and Complementary
Therapies


Business and Law


Care, Community, Counselling and
Health


Computing and IT


Education and Teacher Training


English, Humanities and Social
Sciences


Media and Photography


Music, Sound and Performing Arts


Science & Environmental Health


Sport and Outdoor Education

Degree top
-
ups



Full degree



Applied Zoology


Business
Enterprise


Contemporary
Creative
Practice


Counselling Studies


Environmental Resource
Management


Health & Social Care


Horticulture


Rural
Business Management


Sports Performance and
Coaching







Combined
Social Science


Social
Work
(
Plymouth
University


Camborne
campus
)


Business Enterprise


Renewable Energy & Carbon
M
anagement


Cornwall College

Degree Top
-
ups


Applied Media


Archaeology


Contemporary
World
Jazz


Education
&
Training


Silver
Smithing

& Jewellery


Sports
Performance & Coaching


Truro and
Penwith

College

Postgraduate

Cornwall College



NCTJ Journalism Diploma



CertEd and PGCE



Research Masters


Equitation Science


Biological Science


Agriculture and Food



MA Management



MA Management (Education)



Truro and
Penwith

College


CertEd and PGCE


Cornwall SCITT (School
Centred

Initial Teacher Training
)

Progression from FE to
Teacher Training (Computing)

Cornwall
SCITT (Secondary) or Primary SCITT












Level 3 qualification e.g. A levels, BTEC National Diploma, Access course

GCSEs grades A


C in English and
Maths

(Science also required for Primary Teaching)

FdSc

Computing, Networking and Software Development

FdSc

Computer Technology

BSc
Hons

Computing



BSc
Hons

Multimedia Computing



BSc
Hons

Computer Networking

FdA

Action Photography

FdA

Digital Visualisation

FdA

Media Advertising

FdA

photography & Digital Imaging

HND Media and Moving Image

Top up to BA (
Hons
) Applied Media

A minimum of 60 tariff points at A Level or equivalent

Level 3 qualification. Applicants should normally have GCSE English and
Maths

at Grade C or above
.


BSc Environmental Resource Management (Cornwall College)

Environmental Science (Plymouth University)

Applied Zoology (Cornwall College
Newquay
)





FdSc

Marine Science




Possible careers: Marine Biologist, Oceanographer,
Conservation Researcher, Coastal Ranger, Dive Co
-
ordinator,
Ecologist, Wildlife Ranger, National Trust Warden

Case study 1

Lucas has 9 GCSEs at grades B/C ;
AS
maths

(
E); A levels
Physics
(
E), Computing
(D
) and Electronics
(A)

He was diagnosed as ‘borderline Asperger’s’ at Primary
School and is very shy, doesn’t make friends easily. He is
interested in higher education and his interest lies in
computing and IT. He eventually wants a good job in
Cornwall in IT. What would you advise?


Case
study
2

Sarah
wants to become a primary school teacher
and get
a job in Cornwall. She
is particularly interested in
sport
and has
160 UCAS
points. What would you advise?

What you don’t
know can
seriously hinder
your
career