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e-SkillsUK Passports use at Easlteigh College

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Information about e-SkillsUK Passports use at Easlteigh College

Published on October 22, 2007

Author: rsc_southeast

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Presentation supporting a session from Robert Walker and Emma MacAuley of Eastleigh College looking at their use of the eSkills passports to audit staff training needs. To be presented at the RSC SE e-Learning Fair 2007, Southampton Solent University 26th October 2007
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e-skills passports at Eastleigh College: Identifying skills gaps and targeting training Robert Walker Customer Support Services Manager Emma MacAulay E-Learning Facilitator

Why e-skills passports? What are e-skills passports? Creating the Eastleigh College profile Implementation at Eastleigh College Results and follow-up activity Overview

Why e-skills passports?

What are e-skills passports?

Creating the Eastleigh College profile

Implementation at Eastleigh College

Results and follow-up activity

Why e-skills passports? Weakness identified in Ofsted Inspection May 2006: “ little use of ILT in teaching and learning” Internal /external SAR process January 2007: e-learning downgraded to a 4 Serious need to improve e-learning at Eastleigh

Weakness identified in Ofsted Inspection May 2006:

“ little use of ILT in teaching and learning”

Internal /external SAR process January 2007:

e-learning downgraded to a 4

Serious need to improve e-learning at Eastleigh

Improve recording of usage of e-learning e.g in SoW, lesson observations, curriculum SARs Purchase additional hardware and software e.g projectors, laptops, Sympodium, Qwizdom Develop role of E-Learning Facilitator Actions taken to improve e-learning

Improve recording of usage of e-learning

e.g in SoW, lesson observations, curriculum SARs

Purchase additional hardware and software

e.g projectors, laptops, Sympodium, Qwizdom

Develop role of E-Learning Facilitator

Need to identify skills gaps and target training EM and RW attended briefing on e-skills passports at JISC RSC SE SELN meeting in October 2006 Decided e-skills passports just the ticket! N.B. Eastleigh not involved in first wave of passports N.B. 150 free passports as part of Provider for the Future initiative e-skills passports at Eastleigh College

Need to identify skills gaps and target training

EM and RW attended briefing on e-skills passports at JISC RSC SE SELN meeting in October 2006

Decided e-skills passports just the ticket!

N.B. Eastleigh not involved in first wave of passports

N.B. 150 free passports as part of Provider for the Future initiative

National scheme developed by e-skills UK (Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecoms industries) Self-assessment of IT/ILT skills 17 preset skills 5 levels of competence within each skill Self-checking questions within each level of competence What are e-skills passports?

National scheme developed by e-skills UK

(Sector Skills Council for IT and Telecoms industries)

Self-assessment of IT/ILT skills

17 preset skills

5 levels of competence within each skill

Self-checking questions within each level of competence

17 preset skills to choose from Possibility of adding own skills EM, RW and Artie V-N discussed and decided skills Teacher’s profile consisting of 10 skills: 8 preset, 2 bespoke Creating the Eastleigh College teacher’s profile

17 preset skills to choose from

Possibility of adding own skills

EM, RW and Artie V-N discussed and decided skills

Teacher’s profile consisting of 10 skills: 8 preset, 2 bespoke

The 17 preset skills Presentation software E-mail Use IT to exchange info Artwork and imaging software Internet and intranets Use IT systems Website software IT security for users Evaluate the impact of IT Database software IT maintenance for users Make selective use of IT Spreadsheet software IT troubleshooting for users Specialist/bespoke software Word processing software Operate a computer

The 8 we chose… Presentation software Use IT to exchange info Artwork and imaging software Use IT systems IT maintenance for users Spreadsheet software IT troubleshooting for users Word processing software

None of the preset skills specific to e-learning Added 2 bespoke skills Moodle Using e-learning tools The 2 bespoke skills

None of the preset skills specific to e-learning

Added 2 bespoke skills

Moodle

Using e-learning tools

Setting the levels for the teacher’s profile

Mass roll-out to teachers on INSET Day March 2007 Presentation to staff about rationale and how to complete Staff taken to computer rooms to complete their passports Each room supervised by a briefed IT Technician EM, RW and Nick Sweetman from e-skills UK on hand Implementing e-skills passports at Eastleigh

Mass roll-out to teachers on INSET Day March 2007

Presentation to staff about rationale and how to complete

Staff taken to computer rooms to complete their passports

Each room supervised by a briefed IT Technician

EM, RW and Nick Sweetman from e-skills UK on hand

Over 100 passports completed on the day Line Manager approval built into the system Line Managers briefed about approval process Non-attendees and new starters chased up Now 150+ e-skills passports completed Implementing e-skills passports at Eastleigh

Over 100 passports completed on the day

Line Manager approval built into the system

Line Managers briefed about approval process

Non-attendees and new starters chased up

Now 150+ e-skills passports completed

Completing an e-skills passport

Teacher’s profile

Five levels of competence

Self-checking questions

Results – skills capabilities

Results – skills gap ranking

Results –skills gap ranking for one area

Identifying skills gaps was the first step Targeting training is the real purpose Part of the new CPD log for all teaching staff Part of the performance management system (lesson observation, probation, appraisal) Using e-skills passports

Identifying skills gaps was the first step

Targeting training is the real purpose

Part of the new CPD log for all teaching staff

Part of the performance management system

(lesson observation, probation, appraisal)

EM able to use passports as focus of training Individual training sessions Group training sessions Training logged and passports amended Booklets to supplement face-to-face training Certificates for those achieving the full profile! Follow-up activity

EM able to use passports as focus of training

Individual training sessions

Group training sessions

Training logged and passports amended

Booklets to supplement face-to-face training

Certificates for those achieving the full profile!

Identify skills gaps Provide focus for training Simple to set up and use Contribute towards overall culture of e-learning Benefits of e-skills passports

Identify skills gaps

Provide focus for training

Simple to set up and use

Contribute towards overall culture of e-learning

Thank you for listening Any questions? Robert Walker and Emma MacAulay

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