A workshop process to support groups of partners to work together with schools to co-design and co-deliver a wider range of pathways and courses for young people in the senior phase.
This approach can be used by all those involved in planning and delivering the senior phase curriculum to young people. For example:
It can also be used to support the thinking of groups of teachers, lecturers and practitioners.
PDF file: Introduction to SPDG workshop (81 KB)
PDF file: Process diagrams (885 KB)
PDF file: Persona tools (9 MB)
PDF file: 'How might we' statements (952 KB)
PDF file: 'How might we' themes (94 KB)
PDF file: Concept cards (467 KB)
PDF file: Storyboards and background card (588 KB)
PDF file: Action plans (104 KB)
Word file: Curriculum planning - West Lothian Council (760 KB)
The process aims to:
Begin by reading the introductory document. This outlines the tools and methods used in the process to support discussion and collaborative planning. Each one is explained in more detail in separate documents. Also included is an example of how the workshop process was used to support a partnership planning session led by the Inclusion and Wellbeing Service in West Lothian Council.
Craigroyston Community High School – learning pathways tailored to meet individual needs and aspirations
Govan High School – pre-apprenticeship training programme
Dalziel High School – partnership working supporting vocational qualifications and pathways to engineering
Kibble Education and Care Centre – work-based learning programmes.
Senior phase benchmarking tool
Senior phase pathways: Taking forward CfE in the senior phase in three secondary schools
A summary of Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) resources
Interesting practice exemplar: Craigroyston Community High School