Contextualised Learning, Curriculum Planning, design thinking, Employable Attributes, Employer Engagement, flipped learning, T-Levels

BTEC Level 2 Workskills Qualification -curriculum suggestions

This blog will provide useful information on BTEC Level 2 WorkSkills qualification. BTEC Level 2 WorkSkills qualification can provide a great tool to develop employability skills in learners. The qualification can help us prepare a workforce of future that is resilient and dynamic to face the challenges of the current and future economy. Programme Delivery… Continue reading BTEC Level 2 Workskills Qualification -curriculum suggestions

Contextualised Learning, Employer Engagement, Project-Based Learning

My experience of Contextualised Learning

Having been worked in IT industry for over 10 years, when I started teaching, the first thing I wanted to do was, to connect the academic knowledge I was delivering with the real-life experiences. The urge to support students make meaningful connections between what they are learning in class to real-life was so much that… Continue reading My experience of Contextualised Learning

Curriculum Planning, Employable Attributes, Employer Engagement, Project-Based Learning

#ReadingCollegeTakeOver – 2

The first #ReadingCollegeTakeOver project was a success in supporting students in developing employable attributes. I have had an amazing feedback from students and teaching community. It was a very proud moment for me when the project was mentioned in #JISCTop10 winners announcement. #ReadingCollegeTakeOver - 2 will run from January 2019-May 2019. This project will support… Continue reading #ReadingCollegeTakeOver – 2

Curriculum Planning, design thinking, Employer Engagement, Project-Based Learning

Business applications of Social Media – Project Based Learning/Employer Engagement/ T-Levels

'Business Applications of Social Media' project was delivered to BTec level 3 year 1 students. Learning outcomes and Assessment criteria’s  were mapped to Employability skills. Main focus during this project was on communication skills, interview skills and writing skills. Project was supported by four employers : Spice Oven, Holybrook Associates, Handmade Burger, and an upcoming… Continue reading Business applications of Social Media – Project Based Learning/Employer Engagement/ T-Levels

blended learning, Curriculum Planning, Cyber Security, design thinking, Employer Engagement, Project-Based Learning

Project Based Learning / Employer Engagement – ‘Cyber Security’

The 'Cyber Security' project was delivered to BTec level 3 year 1 Computing students. The project was delivered as an imitation of real-life projects undertaken by IT companies.  Learning outcomes and Assessment criteria's were mapped to Employability skills. The project was supported by IBM, Tenable Security, Amnesty International and Activate Learning. Students were divided into… Continue reading Project Based Learning / Employer Engagement – ‘Cyber Security’