CACHE Level 3 award in supporting Teaching and Learning

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CACHE Level 3 award in supporting Teaching and LearningUnit 1Schools and Colleges as OrganisationsLearning outcome 1 – Understand the structure of education from early years to post – compulsory education – Summarise types of early years provisionSince 2004 local government funded authorities ensured that every child in the UK ages between three and four must be entitled to a free place at nursery, and other preschool setting which also include s childminders. Basically early year provisions support very young children through play group activities and games.There are several types of early year’s provisions that offer different kinds of services;Day NurseriesThese nurseries can care for children aged zero to five, and also offer day care from 8am to 6pm.Registered childmindersThese usually work from their own homes and they are registered carer, caring for children aged zero to sixteen.Nannies or home child carersThey usually look after children in the family home. Nannies also have cleaning and cooking responsibilities.Pre-schools These schools provide services for children aged two to five during term time. They mostly register red with ofsted and offer seasonal based care (morning to evening sessions).Out of school club or wraparound childcareThey provide opportunities for school going children at odd times, for example before school (breakfast club) or after school (after school club), and during holidays.Nursery classes 1.2- Identify key stages of the statutory framework for learning in own home UK nation:Statutory framework is the standard that schools and childcare providers must meet for the learning development and care for children aged zero to five. Foundation curriculum in schools of England starts from age’s three to five, and this curriculum runs in the early year schools and nurseries. But there is a different foundation curriculum in Wales where the early years of learning start from age three up to seven and it covers both early years and key stage 1 of national curriculum. In Scotland there are some different standards of national curriculum, and that system extends from the age of three to eighteen.Key stages The national curriculum is divided into different sets of years that are called “key stages”(KS).Different types of key stages regarding different subjects is set out in the table below;Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Key stage 2 Key stage 4Age 5-7 7-11 11-12 14-16Year group 1-2 3-6 7-9 10-11English Science Math Art & design Key stages of the statutory framework:The main aim of statutory framework sets to achieve;Improving quality and consistency A secure foundation Creating framework for partnership working Providing equal opportunities for allThere are seven areas for “learning and development” which are all very important and connected with each other. These areas of learning and development are called “prime areas” .And these areas are designed to build child “curiosity and enthusiasm”.The areas of “learning and development”:Communication and language:It is very important to give children a free communication environment, where they can impress themselves with more confidence, and they can speak and listen in any type of situation.Physical development:It is important to provide facilities to young children to be physically active and interactive; and providing them an awareness of healthy choices of food.Personal ,social and emotional development:Personal development is a very important factor for growing children. It is very important to give them opportunities to develop their positive sense of understanding, and make positive relationship with others; to develop their social skills and improve their confidence in their own abilities, and how to manage their personal feelings and emotions.Literacy :Teachers should develop the skills of children regarding reading and writing. To provide them opportunities to understand letters, and to link the sounds, by providing them wide range of books nad other written material.Mathematics:Providing children opportunities to improve their mathematic skills by understand numbers, additions, subtractions and calculations.Understanding the world:Exploring the world is one of the important factors that play an important role in young children development. We must give them opportunities to explore new places, new people and technologies.Art and design:Art, craft and design play a very important role in developing young children’s mind skills. It is very important to provide then opportunities to express their feelings and thoughts through creativity work.1.3-Explain post-16 options for young people and adults;Post-16 options means the opportunities for children aged sixteen and over, that they either leave school and start a job, or stay and continue their education. when a young person finish year eleven they have different options for further study. Or they can go for a job. There are many other opportunities that are also available for them which include:Start a college:They also have the option to start school based college (sixth form), or they can join any other college instead. In college they could do AS and A-Level that are full time courses based on academic subjects and usually takes two years.Work based learning (WBL):Work based learning provides young students and adults with real life work experiences with the help of their academic and technical skills. Work based strategies include, internship, business industry trips and job shadowing etc.Getting into employment :Getting into work can not be easy if you have been out of work, or are not experienced. Some voluntary work and some jobs (freshly graduated jobs) can help young people to improve confidence and skills to make them more employable.Voluntary work:Volunteering means delivering services without any payment. Voluntary work gives the opportunity to young people and adults to give their time by helping out in charity or community groups. It also helps to improve skills and experience. This is a great way to get involved in the community.In September 2013, the labour government announced that young people can continue their education or training until they turn 17.And again in September 2015 school leaving age increased to 18. There are so many qualifications available to young people and adults.Diplomas:Diploma is a certificate issued by a university or college to a student on completion of a particular course of study, such as diploma in higher education, diploma in any technical skills. So it is quite good opportunity for young people and adults to do a diploma in their relevant subject. While doing diploma people can get easy access to desired jobs.A-Level:A-Level is an advanced level qualification offered by an educational institute, such as school or college. It is a subject based qualification and normally takes over two years. This qualification gives young people a smooth way to get admission in a university and improve their skills in various ways.Functional skills:Functional skills are qualifications with the practical skills that have been helping young people and adults for 50 years. These qualifications are mostly offered in maths, English and ICT. These qualifications are designed to enable to develop their confidence the work place.Vocational qualification:Vocational qualifications are designed in partnership with different job sectors, universities and organisations. These qualifications are practice based to improve abilities and skills of young people that relate to their job or career sector.Foundational skills:These skills are designed to improve performance of young people and adults at work place. This qualification helps to improve communicational skills in reading, writing and listening, and also help to improve logical thinking and reasoning.International baccalaureate:International Baccalaureates are an international education programme. These academic programmes give opportunity to challenging students to develop their personal and academic abilities.2.2 – explain the role held by:Governors Senior management teamOther statutory rolesTeachers/tutorSupport staff roles