First Steps: briefing document for schools

Moore, J. and Vardy, S. First Steps: briefing document for schools. Canterbury: Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Abstract

The Extending Learning Opportunities document is an update of the Study Support Code of Practice and is recommended for use by all schools, centres and organisations who deliver study support activities for children and young people. It is a self evaluation tool which takes the user through a quality development process.

First Steps is a concept designed to introduce an audience to using the Extending Learning Opportunities document (ELO) in more detail. It essentially guides the audience through a simple set of questions; the responses to which will address certain themes in the ELO.

The concept lends itself to local interpretation and a number of LAs have designed their own First Steps programme for use with schools and centres who are interested in using the ELO. One particular LA used the model as a “readiness indicator” for schools and settings and made it a requirement before engaging with the ELO. Alternatively schools could adapt the approach to benchmark performance across departments or targeted groups.

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: extra-curricular activities; study support; extended learning; schools
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Education > Professional Development > Quality in Study Support and Extended Services
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Depositing User: Mr Ian Durrant
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 16:25
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 14:09
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/10718

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