Globe Academy *Higher Ambitions* Summit 9th July 2014 Mr

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Globe Academy
‘Higher Ambitions’ Summit 9th July
2014
Mr Mohsen Ojja
Associate Principal
‘Preparing students for university and to
be leaders in their community.’
Aims and Aspirations of Globe
Academy’s Sixth Form
• 50% of students to access Russell Group university
• 80% to 90% of students to access university
• 10% to 20% of students to access meaningful Level 3
qualifications and work related experiences
(professional pathways)
Rate of unemployment increase
Rationale
Rationale
• Social justice
• Greater representation of all groups in all levels of
society
• Education beyond immediate academic outcomes
Sixth Form Professional Pathways
(September 2015)
Core Level 3
qualification
(A level equivalent)
Work Readiness
Programme
including
multiple
internships
Recognised
entry-level
professional
qualification
Sixth Form Professional Pathways
(September 2015)
Target cohort:
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5 GCSEs A*-C including English and mathematics
Average GCSE points score 40-43*
Positive attitude to learning
Strong communication skills
Genuine interest in chosen sector
*QCA points: C=40, B=46
Specialisms across the cluster of academies:
Securities and Investment, Information Technology, Project Management
In practice – a student at Globe Academy
Component
Project Management
Core qualification
BTEC L3 in Business
Professional qualification
Association for Project Managers
(APM) L2/L3*
Work readiness
Regular internships, employer led
projects
Likely/potential partners
School for Social Entrepreneurs,
ARK Family, APM
*currently in development
Increasing Participation
• Incentives for corporate partners to develop
meaningful links with education providers from
a very early stage
• Incentives for all schools to offer higher
apprenticeships to a wider range of students
• Improve the public perception of apprenticeships

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