Online Learning - More Details
Why should I get students involved?
- The courses have a curriculum focus on Active Citizenship and Functional Skills.
- Two course levels offer Intermediate (Level 2) and Advanced (Level 3) schemes of work.
- Flexible subject focus: choose either Climate Change or Ethical Fashion.
- The courses will increase learner voice and student engagement in school or college issues.
- The courses aim to empower students online and off-line, with follow up workshops available on what the students can do in their own college/school. Learn more about our workshops.
- The courses will help meet OFSTED’s assessment criteria on sustainability and citizenship
- The advanced course is suitable for students studying AQA AS and A Level citizenship especially with paper 2 CIST2, the Active Citizenship element.
- This course will enable colleges and schools to support students to achieve three of the five Every Child Matters aims: enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution, achieve economic well-being.
- The course is a perfect enrichment activity.
Who are the courses for?
- Young people, 16+ years old who are studying any Level 2 qualification or above.
- Students studying AS and A level Citizenship
What do I need to do?
- Sign up for more information now!
- Make sure students sign into peopleandplanet.org for one hour each week, they can do this in the classroom as part of a tutorial hour, a course, or individually in the library and at home.
- If you have any more questions email us or call us on 01865 245678.
When can students log in?
Students can register and log in for the first time, anytime from 9am on Monday 3 January 2011.
What will students do each week?
Each week students will sign in to the People & Planet website and will be given between two and five online activities to do within the hour such as reading a news article, watching a film or taking a quiz. Students will then answer questions in response to what they have learnt which they will write on their blogs. Students will be able to see, and comment on, the blogs of other students, creating an online dialogue between learners.
What support do my students get?
- If you or your students are experiencing difficulties or have any feedback for us, you can email us at any point during the course.
- If your query is more urgent then you can call us on 01865 245678
The courses can be supplemented by follow up workshops on how they can continue the amazing work they have begun online. These workshops will focus on what students would like to change, how to work together in a team that creates positive change and how to plan their event or action. Learn more about our workshops.
How often should students log in?
Students should sign in once each week to access new activities. They can sign into the courses and their blogs as often as they wish.
Students should only take part in one course at a time.
Do students get accreditation for their work?
If students go on to form an action group after the follow-up workshops they may be eligible for the V Volunteering accreditation where students get a nationally recognised award for doing 50 hours of volunteering. We can provide support to students who wish to work towards this award. People & Planet are working towards Open College Network Accreditation for the course in future.
What happens if a blog is not appropriate?