Carol Hunter

Report
Welcome to the launch event for the Teaching and
Learning Materials for
GA53 49 PDA in TESOL, SCQF 9
and
GC3D 50 PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies, SCQF 10
Format of the day
10.30 Format of the day and background to development
Carol Hunter, Qualifications Manager, SQA
10.40 Scottish Government Perspective
Mandy Watts, ESOL Development Officer, Education Scotland
10.50 Short focus on qualifications
Jennifer MacDougall, TESOL consultant for SQA
11.00 Workshop 1
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Workshop 2
15.15 Plenary
15.30 Depart
Background to developments
• March 2007 – publication of The Adult ESOL Strategy for Scotland
• Summer 2007 – start of qualification development process
• Funding for developments provided by Scottish Government, ESF
and SQA
• Results of work led to the development of three national
qualifications for TESOL practitioners
G91E 46 PDA Introduction to Tutoring ESOL, SCQF 6
Two mandatory Units:
1. F43X 33 Language and Learning in ESOL, SCQF 6, 1 credit
2. F43W 33 Developing ESOL Tutoring Skills, SCQF 6, 1 credit
•
A first stage qualification aimed at current or future volunteers and
tutor assistants
•
Appropriate for Voluntary sector, Community Learning and
Development and others working with ESOL learners
•
Develops core subject knowledge and skills
•
Develops practical tutoring skills
GA53 49 PDA in TESOL, SCQF level 9
Four mandatory Units:
1.
2.
3.
4.
FE71 36 ESOL and the Learners, SCQF 9, 1 credit
FE70 36 English Language Frameworks (TESOL), SCQF 9, 1 credit
FE6Y 36 Language Skills (TESOL), SCQF 9, 1 credit
FE72 36 ESOL Planning and Delivery, SCQF 9, 1 credit
•
An initial ESOL teaching qualification aimed at practitioners
•
Develops subject specialist knowledge and skills
•
Develops skills in planning, delivery and assessment
•
Encourages reflection on and evaluation of own practice
GC3D 50 PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies in TESOL, SCQF level
10
Two mandatory Units:
1. FK8X 37 English Language Analysis for TESOL, SCQF 10, 2 credits
2. FK8Y 36 ESOL Assessment and the Scottish Framework, SCQF 9, 1 credit
One optional Unit from:
1. FK8W 36 Teaching ESOL Literacies to Adults, SCQF 9, 1 credit
2. FM1G 36 ESOL Syllabus Design, SCQF 9, 1 credit
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•
Builds on specialist knowledge and skills gained through initial TESOL
qualifications
Develops specialist, in-depth knowledge and skills in practical areas to meet the
demands and challenges of ESOL planning, delivery and assessment within the
Scottish ESOL context
Training Resources
and Support
Resources Available to Approved SQA Centres for
G91E 46 PDA Introduction to Tutoring ESOL, SCQF level 6
• Arrangements Document and Unit Specifications
• Tutor support materials (audiovisual materials and paper-based
materials)
• Downloadable information for centres
• Downloadable marketing leaflet
Available on www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/42436.html
Resources Available to Approved SQA Centres for
G91E 46 PDA Introduction to Tutoring ESOL, SCQF level 6 contd.
• Assessment exemplars
• A Toolkit for Tutors: Design and Delivery
• Tutor Notes for A Toolkit for Tutors: Design and Delivery
Available on www.sqasecure.org.uk
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Online formative and summative assessments
Available on www.sqasolar.org.uk
Resources Available to Approved SQA Centres for
GA53 49 PDA in TESOL, SCQF level 9
and
GC3D 50 PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies in TESOL, SCQF
level 10
•
Online learning and teaching materials generated and tested through College pilot for
all Units
•
Alternative Instrument of Assessment packs based on actual NABs for ESOL
Assessment and the Scottish Framework
•
Summative assessments for English Language Analysis for TESOL
•
Assessment exemplars for all Units of Applied Practitioner Studies*
•
Assessment strategy for PDA in TESOL*
•
Initial entry guide for selection of candidates for PDA in TESOL*
Available on www.sqasecure.org.uk
*at final editing stage
Resources Available to Approved SQA Centres for
GA53 49 PDA in TESOL, SCQF level 9
And
GC3D 50 PDA in Applied Practitioner Studies in TESOL, SCQF level 10
Contd.
DVDs providing audio-visual resources for:
PDA in TESOL
ESOL Assessment and the Scottish Framework
Teaching ESOL Literacies to Adults
Available on – www.sqasecure.org.uk – e-mail [email protected]
• Arrangements Document and Unit Specifications
• Downloadable marketing leaflets
Available on - www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/42436.html
Approved and Current Centres
* Indicates currently offering
ITESOL
TESOL
APPLIED
PRACTITIONER
Aberdeen*
Clydebank
Clydebank
Angus
Coatbridge
Edinburgh
Clydebank*
Edinburgh*
TESOL Training
Scotland
Coatbridge
TESOL Training
Scotland
TLI Ltd.
Dundee
TLI Ltd.
Anniesland - Unit
FK8W 36 Teaching ESOL
Literacies to Adults only
Falkirk Council
Forth Valley*
ITESOL
Inverclyde Council
John Wheatley
Midlothian
Community
Learning &
Development
Perth*
Edinburgh
TESOL Training
Scotland
Workers
Educational
Association*
TLI Ltd.
TESOL
APPLIED
PRACTITIONER

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