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16+ Learning Choices: Policy and Practice Framework: supporting all young people into positive and sustained destinations

DescriptionA policy and practice framework to support delivery of Scottish Government's guaranteed offer of post-16 learning to every young person in the Senior Phase.
Official Print Publication DateApril 2010
Website Publication DateApril 05, 2010


ISBN 978 0 7559 8293 6
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The Framework: Purpose and Partners

Key messages

Strategic context

16+ Learning Choices
- The model
- Implementation
- Eligibility
- What 16+ Learning Choices means for young people
- Preparing for post-16 transition
- The offer
- Supporting the needs of vulnerable young people
- Measuring the success of 16+ Learning Choices

Roles and responsibilities
- Local authorities
- Schools
- Skills Development Scotland
- Colleges
- Other Providers of Learning and Support
- Jobcentre Plus
- Parents/carers and young people

Annex 1 What constitutes an 'offer' of post-16 learning

Annex 2 Key interdependencies
- Activity Agreement pilots
- Financial Support
- Information, advice and guidance ( IAG) policy review
- e-Prospectus and Common Application Process
- 16+ Learning Choices Data Hub

Annex 3 The 'offer' process

Annex 4(i) Learning Choices - the first offer of post-16 learning
Annex 4(ii) 16+ Learning Choices - a subsequent offer of post-16 learning

Annex 5 Defining our terms