Training for Key Skills Co-ordinators

Training for Key Skills Co-ordinators

Stephen Williams Coleg Sir Gr SLT Section What are they? Why are they How many Key Skills are there? 1st THREE KEY SKILLS: Application of Number

Communication ICT 3 WIDER KEY SKILLS Improving own learning and performance Working with others Problem solving HOW ARE KEY SKILLS ASSESSED? Portfolio

You will produce a portfolio (file) for your Key Skills work It will contain new work, or copies of work completed in your other school work. Skills lacking in

school / college leavers 50 45 40 % employers 35 30 25

20 15 10 5 0 Source: Future Skills Wales (1999), Local Area Perspective - West Wales (Table 11)

Important skills for all occupations 100 90 80 % employers 70 60

50 40 30 20 10 0 Source: Future Skills Wales (1999), Local Area Perspective - West Wales (Table 2)

Application of number Not maths! As the title suggests it uses number in a real-world setting e.g. holidays, shopping, money. One portfolio task with three parts Find data Perform calculations Present findings

COMMUNICATION Not English Deals with your ability convey information Portfolio tasks involve :

Group discussion Short talk Summary Writing documents e.g. letters, reports to INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

TECHNOLOGY Portfolio involves : Finding information e.g. search-engines Using diferent packges e.g. Access, Excel Presenting data e.g. Powerpoint E-mail

Widers Improving own learning and performance Involves you setting a goal Working towards improvement Evaluating success Examples could include :

Getting a qualification Improving fitness / skill Learning to drive Passing coursework Musical skills Getting a job Language skills Working with others Involves planning

work with a partner / team Working together on a task Evaluating how good you were as a team Examples could include : Planning a charity fundraising activity Working on a presentation / coursework

Training together Promoting an event Problem solving Involves thinking of different ways of tackling a problem Trying out one of your methods

Evaluating success Could be for school e.g. completing all coursework on time Could be health / sporting e.g. trying to gain / weight / run faster Could be a personal e.g.how to quit smoking Take a problem and straighten it out!

You can study KS at 5 levels : Levels 1 - 2 might be at school Levels 2 3 could be at college Levels 4 5 may be at university / employment THEREFORE KEY SKILLS ARE FOR LIFE!

More information See the Key Skills module on Moodle : Key Skills SLT Any questions to : [email protected]

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