Media Training for Further and Higher Education
Creative Provision: media and digital industry-led development programme for further and higher education.
Creative Skillset Cymru, the Sector Skills Council for the Creative Industries, has secured support from the Welsh Government’s Sector Priorites Fund Pilot 2 (SPFP2) programme to deliver Creative Provision: media and digital industry-led development programme for further (FE) and higher education (HE) in Wales.
Creative Provision will work with FE and HE institutions (course from level 3 up to and including level 7) in Wales who are not already engaged with the Creative Skillset accreditation – the Creative Skillset tick.
Together with mentors drawn from and representing five sub-sectors of industry (television, film, animation, computer games, interactive media [IM]), Creative Provision will support proactive, industry dialogue with providers to drive employer and education engagement.
Core offers include:
Access to a pool of Creative Skillset expertise Mentoring from industry experts on course content and delivery
Best Practice Events
At the end of this process, providers will have undergone a tailored mentoring process to discover how their provision could be enhanced to meet the needs of the industry. Creative provision will assist the aptitude of creative and digital media educators to meet the challenges of today’s rapidly changing media industry.
Creative Provision is supported by Creative Skillset Cymru’s national Board, which includes representation from BBC wales, ITV, S4C, Welsh Government, the Film Agency for wales (FAW), the trade union BECTU, trade associations TAC and PACT, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Interactive, Tinopolis, and Boom Pictures Cymru.
Classification of contract (CPV codes)
80530000 – Vocational training services.
80000000 – Education and training services.
80210000 – Technical and vocational secondary education services.
80400000 – Adult and other education services.
73000000 – Research and development services and related consultancy services.
Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:1. Ability to engage with the programme timescales.
2. Evidence of course/s delivered in television, film, animation, computer games, and interactive media.
3. Evidence of industry engagement in development and delivery of courses.
4. Evidence of existing innovative methods, initiatives and delivery to ensure the submitted course meets the needs of industry.
5. Willingness to work with industry mentor.
6. Current development opportunities for course staff.
7. Industry development needs of course staff.
8. Availability and willingness to take part in staff development programme May 2014 – December 2014 (max. 7 non-consecutive days).
9. Availability to attend 2-day Best practice Event October/November 2014.
10. Ability to deliver through the medium of English and/or Welsh.
11. Not already engaged with Creative Skillset accreditation programme.
SECTION IV: Administrative Information
If you are interested in taking part in Creative Provision please complete the Expression of Interest Application Form attached. Accompanying the Application Form is an overview, which we recommend all providers read before submitting an application.
Providers already associated with the Creative Skillset Accreditation programme (the Creative Skillset Tick) are not eligible to apply.
If you will find it difficult to complete the Application Form, please forward an email to Hannah Kelly (contact details below) to indicate your level of interest in taking part in Creative Provision.
Expressions of Interest can be e-mailed to:
Hannah Kelly – email@example.com
Or sent as a hard copy to:
Creative Skillset Cymru
33-35 West Bute Street
Deadline for applications: Monday 10th June 2013 (12pm). Selection of the successful courses will take place in June.
Appointment of successful bids: c.mid-June 2013
Mentoring commencement: September 2013
Development Programme: May-Dec 2014
Best Practice Events: c.Oct/Nov 2014
Programme completion: December 2014
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