Careerforce - Social Justice in Communities conference

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Transcript Careerforce - Social Justice in Communities conference

Careerforce
supporting social
justice
The need - has it changed?
2008
11,280 not for profit social services institutions
31,480 paid employed staff
10% with a qualification
The challenge is to add an 0
100%
1. Careerforce - what do we do?
2. The NZQA qualifications review
3. Workplace based training
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Industry Training Organisations
• ITOs are the connection between:
workforce skill requirements and developing a trained
workforce
employer skill needs and employee training
school and employment/workplace education
• ITOs cover all NZ industries e.g.
agriculture, building, hospitality, tourism, retail,
sport, financial services, security….
Our sectors
Youth work
Social
services
Home &
community
support
Healthcare
services
Disability
support
Cleaning &
pest
management
Mental
health &
addiction
support
Aged support
• Set, register and moderate standards
(qualifications through NZQA)
• Arrange training with employers and employees
• Our mission ’is to support sustainable
improvements to the health and wellbeing of
New Zealanders through workforce training’
• Funded by TEC
Training for quality
Training
Qualified
workers
Quality
support
Outcome: Better wellbeing for all
Our 12,000+ trainees
Ethnicity
• Māori 19%
• Pasifika 8%
• NZ European 57%
• Other 16%
Gender
• Women 84%
Other
• No qualifications 25%
• Working less than 30 hours a week 44%
• Training in over 1000 workplaces
The sector and person-centred in 2009 – looking backwards and forward…
whānaungatanga
whānaunga
whānau
au
community
family
person
NZ qualifications & their potential
Our children, our choice: priorities for policy.
Recommendation 9
“The MoE require all home-based educarers to be
either qualified teachers, or attend & complete a
required set of professional learning opportunities for
home-based provision, which could be offered as
modules toward an NZQA certificate in home-based
Early Childhood Care & Education.”
Child Poverty Action Group
Supporting social justice
• Recognise and respond to vulnerability in a
health or wellbeing setting
• Demonstrate knowledge of child abuse
• Describe and implement a person-centred
approach in a health or wellbeing setting
NZ Qualifications Review
Principle
“To develop a qualification suite that enables
our workforce to better meet the needs of our
clients, family/whānau, now and in the
future. Clients needs will be forefront in our
discussions”
In partnership with Mātauranga Māori Review
the link to whānau ora
• Qualifications belong to NZ
• not education providers
• no more national or local qualifications
• One qualification - multiple programmes
Programme of
study or training
Assessment
Qualification
• Qualifications are described in terms of graduate outcomes
• do, be & know
• descriptions include education and employment pathways
• Earn their place on the framework
Qualification development process
Qualification not approved
Qualification not approved
Application
to develop
NZQA
Evaluation
Application for
approval
NZQA
Evaluation
Qualification approved
Qualification
review
Programme
developed &
approved
Qualification
listed NZQF
Qualifications review
Workforce development & workplace learning
Sector and
education
scan
Transition
readiness
Organisation
planning -
workforce
development
goals
Training and
assessment
infrastructure
So what?
Evidence
of skills
utilisation
& value
add
How?
• Commit to developing a Workforce
Development Plan for your organisation
• Develop a sustainable training and
assessment infrastructure
• Use Skills Map to identify what to cover in
your training
• Measure the difference training is making
Services to support workplace training
infrastructure
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Workforce planning
Educator support
Literacy support
Assessor training
Moderation and professional development
Reporting progress – iportal
Evidence base
Opportunity to influence training delivery
Note to self
Must take up this workforce development
opportunity
Contact:
[email protected]