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Changes to post-16 qualifications

Changes to post-16 qualifications

a briefing for Higher Education on changes to the post-16 curriculum in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Published by UCAS in Cheltenham .
Written in English


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Moving from year 11 to post 16 Whichever route a young person chooses at the end of year 11 there will be significant changes to the way they work. If the young person goes on to further education, whether this is at school or a college, they will be expected to do far more independent study. Their school or college will help them withFile Size: KB. It might also help to get advice from people who know you well (like parents & teachers) or ask your school careers adviser. Things to help you choose. Start with a subject you love and see where it could take you as a career. Do the Careerpilot Job Sector Quiz and see which sectors might give you what you want from a future career.

Post funding likely to decrease (£ million savings required from DfE in next round of spending reductions, much of which will be achieved from savings already made, but post funding vulnerable) Pre funding – no protection for inflation. Increasing numbers of pupils (population increases) to be funded, but cash limited budgets. However, the closer alignment J. Higham and D. Yeomans of post academic and vocational courses which accompanied this was a move towards a more closely linked curriculum and qualifications.

reforming curriculum and qualifications, building on strengths within the current system while addressing its weaknesses, to: • Raise participation and achievement– by tackling the educational causes of disengagement and underachievement and low post participation. • Get the basics right – ensuring that young people achieveFile Size: KB. There are a variety of Computing qualifications available at post Contents. 1 A-Levels. Computing; ICT; Applied ICT; 2 BTEC. Level 1; Level 2; Level 3.


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What are the changes to A-levels and post provision. We outline the changes and timelines for AS-levels and A-levels. We also link to guidelines on post take-up of maths and English and the introduction of Changes to post-16 qualifications book maths' qualifications.

Ann Hodgson has worked as a teacher, lecturer, LEA adviser, editor and civil servant, joining the Institute of Education, University of London inwhere she is now a Reader in Education and Faculty Director for Research, Consultancy and Knowledge Transfer.

She is a co-director of the Nuffield Review of 14–19 Education in England and Wales, as well as a range of local. The post sector is the focus of great change in education and this book provides all teaching professionals with a guide to exploring and developing successful teaching in this new environment.

With contributions from education experts and subject specialists, this book addresses the issues that now face teachers at postCited by: 1.

It is essential that these changes and future arrangements for post provision are managed on the basis of meaningful consultation.

Local authorities should ensure that all interested parties, including UCU are included in consultation when the changes are introduced and in future planning/commissioning work. Foreword From Septemberthere will be some major operational changes to post‑16 qualifications.

AS and A Levels will be decoupled, and a full A Level will be assessed over a two‑year linear course. The content of specifications will reflect more current thinking in higher education, providing a supportive yet challenging.

Our post qualifications will help your learners prepare for work with a vocational course, or further their understanding of an academic subject. Find out how to gain approval to offer our academic, vocational or customised qualifications. Keep up to date on changes to qualifications, sector news and the latest training events.

Events. Qualifications Wales is committed to engaging everyone in the discussion on what qualifications for year-olds should Changes to post-16 qualifications book like.

We are talking to a range of audiences to attract responses that will build a body of evidence to inform our thinking and ensure our decisions are evidence based. Join us in the conversation and have your say in one of our five public.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Travel and Tourism – These qualifications are for post learners who want to continue their education through applied learning. T he qualifications prepare learners for a range of higher Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Travel and Tourism (//5).

Changes to post technical qualifications to be announced EB News: 06/03/ - The Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday 8 March is expected to announce new technical qualifications for post year olds.

Options after your post qualifications. Relevant to. Choices; UCAS. The thought of what to do after your post qualifications may appear daunting, but there are many options for you to consider.

From carrying on in full-time study to getting a flavour of work with your qualification, this short blog post looks at your options. Post options are full-time education (e.g. at a school or college), an apprenticeship or traineeship, or part-time education or training - as well as being employed, self-employed or volunteering for 20 hours or more a week.

In Scotland, if you turn 16 between 1 March and 30 September you can leave school after 31 May of that year. If you. The requirement of 5 or more A*–C or grades, including English and mathematics, is often a requirement for post qualifications in sixth form colleges or further education colleges after leaving secondary school.

Where the subject taken post has also been taken at GCSE, it is often required that the student achieved a grade C, 4, or. Post Curriculum and Qualifications Reform in England and Scotland: lessons from home international comparisons December Journal of Education and Work 17(4).

The Post 16 Education Strategy will give islanders more opportunity to further their education, whether that is school leavers looking to study vocational or academic qualifications or people who want to enrol in courses to remain in work or change careers. The strategy has been driven by changes to the island’s economy and society.

> English Language post resits ; Pearson Edexcel GCSE English Language () from post resit. Changes to Paper 2. the wider English team set up a Facebook page so they can keep you up to date more regularly with news around our qualifications, new support documents and details of upcoming training events.

Key Changes - Content •Computing now ‘Computer Science’ –computational thinking skills •English Literature –A level requires study of a minimum of 8 texts: at least 3 pre works (1 Shakespeare play); a post work; unseen text –AS 4 texts, one pre •Geography –‘coursework’ added; new annex of quantitative skills •History –A level students to study topics.

Awarding body OCR is overhauling its post vocational courses to create a modern agile alternative to traditional qualifications, in a bid to tackle the UK’s skills, productivity and income gaps.

As a result, young people will no longer have to make the stark choice aged 15 or 16 between a purely academic or vocational route, and instead. BTEC Firsts provide both Key Stage 4 and Post learners with the opportunity to take a vocational qualification in their chosen area of study.

These qualifications are designed to equip both sets of learners with the skills and knowledge they will need to progress to further study. This summer’s GCSE candidates are the first to sit new, more rigorous exams as part of a shakeup to secondary school teaching and qualifications.

Thousands of teenagers across England can expect. 31 October Updated to show changes to qualification details and new decisions on inclusions. 24 October Updated 16 to 18 discounting guidance for. It’s All Change In Post Education NOTE: Updated information about most recent and upcoming changes in the post education can be found here.

The new year might only be a few weeks old, but there have already been plenty of new developments in the education sector, which will keep us all on our toes.There are no course materials currently available. 1 - { { yLimit }} of { {sLength}} { { gatDoctitle }} Pearson would like to keep you updated with information on our range of products and services.

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