Essay question
In the current context of your teaching critically analyse and evaluate the impact of theories, principles and models of curriculum design and inclusive learning on your learners.
Justify conclusions and suggest improvements to your own practice with sound academic research and referencing.

As a Trainer , this essay will refer to the training programmes that have been delivered to 16-19 year olds, over the last decade, and latterly, the Study Programme, which has been running over the last three years. This essay will evaluate the changes that have taken place   to the curriculum for post 16 training , and how effective they have been , and look at how different theories, principles and models of curriculum have shaped and influenced   the   ever evolving and reshaping of the training programmes that have been delivered. The delivery of training to post 16 students has always been subject to great debate and meddling by governments both past and present.

The Study Programme has   been designed , primarily to attract those categorized as NEET (Not in Education, Employment and Training) , who have fell out of education, some perhaps , earlier than expected, and not achieved any qualifications in mainstream education, and also for those students who   have not achieved the required grades to move on to further education courses. In the earlier years of the Study Programme, (previously named Foundation Learning) funding was provided based on the number of qualifications being delivered. Reflecting on my own experiences working at College, this was certainly the case, and in almost all cases, students would complete a set of planned qualifications, and then more would be added, and their programmes extended. However, vocationally the additional qualifications would be not be a step up in level, but just a bigger sized qualification, so it meant that the qualifications were still only worth (for example Level 1)...