Understanding and improving Level 3 Value Added Performance in the Further Education Sector

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  1. 1. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk AoC Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference Understanding and improving Level 3 value added performance 19thth January 2016 Presented by Richard Boniface (RCU Ltd) Martin Laverick (Harlow College)
  2. 2. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Session overview 1. Introduction 2. Feedback on analysis of national level data 3. Value added at Harlow College making it work in practice 4. Activity and discussion
  3. 3. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Two new progress measures: Value added measure for Academic and Applied General qualifications based on L3VA Completion and Attainment measure for Tech Levels and Technical Certificates (at Level 2) Both measures will show the progress of students compared to others taking the same subject nationally In addition: the value added measure will compare students with the same starting points The completion and attainment measure will treat non completion as a fail. These measures will form the basis for new progress based minimum standards New Progress Measures (2016)
  4. 4. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Analysis of National Level 3 Value Added Data Richard Boniface RCU Ltd.
  5. 5. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Level 3 value added score for each qualification taken by a learner is: Actual Level 3 performance MINUS Predicted Level 3 performance The predicted score is derived from a statistical model based on the performance of other learners who took the same qualification and had the same Key Stage 4 points score; The published data aggregates learner level data to give scores by qualification, qualification type and institution (academic and vocational); The baseline Key Stage 4 score was calculated at age 15 for 16,17 year old completers but age 16 for 18 year old completers. Analysis of Level 3 Value Added Data
  6. 6. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Academic Value Added Scores Provider Type Number of Entries Value Added Score Lower Confidence Limit Upper Confidence Limit Academy 358,046 0.03 0.03 0.03 Sixth form college 213,704 0.00 0.00 0.01 Independent school 124,777 0.12 0.12 0.12 Community school 91,557 -0.02 -0.02 -0.01 Voluntary aided school 59,208 0.01 0.00 0.01 General further education college 45,489 -0.13 -0.14 -0.13 Foundation school 43,728 -0.01 -0.02 -0.01 Sponsored academy 37,164 -0.09 -0.10 -0.09 Tertiary college 32,349 0.01 0.00 0.01 Voluntary controlled school 9,149 -0.01 -0.02 0.00 City technology college 1,316 -0.04 -0.06 -0.01 Free school - mainstream 772 -0.09 -0.11 -0.06 Agriculture and Horticulture College 701 -0.10 -0.13 -0.07 Free school - 16-19 628 0.30 0.26 0.34 Free school - UTC (university technology college) 202 -0.26 -0.33 -0.19 Art, design and performing arts college 183 -0.05 -0.12 0.02 Free school - studio school 102 -0.24 -0.31 -0.17
  7. 7. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Academic Value Added Scores 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% >-1and-0.8and-0.6and-0.4and-0.2and0and0.2and0.4and0.6and0.8and-1.6and-1.4and-1.2and-1and-0.8and-0.6and-0.4and-0.2and0and0.2and0.4and0.6and0.8and1and1.2and85% will cost you a grade) For every negative VA. Changing Mindsets
  8. 26. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Daily targets that build on prior knowledge, are personalised/differentiated, and include support and intervention, as well as, stretch and challenge. Unit Days - students go home when s/he has met the differentiated SMART target(s). One Approach
  9. 27. RCU, 3 Tustin Court, Port Way, Preston, PR2 2YQ Tel: 01772 734855 email: clee@rcu.co.uk Data/Data Capture Data Arrives too late Teachers dont understand Not understanding what a distinction profile like Lack of Stretch and Challenge/personalised targets Vocational teachers understanding of calculated Value Added high achievers Too much focus on success lack of aspirations Feedback on work doesnt help learners improve Not collecting quals on entry Summary and Questions