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One set of rules for all Providers?

Right, first off the bat, this is probably going to get a little ranty, so if you don’t feel like listening to me have a rant, albeit a rant with some facts to back it up, you might want to stop reading now. 915 more words


T Levels - What you need to know?

Background and Introduction

T Level is the handy title the media have given to the government’s new raft of post-16 vocational qualifications – set to be developed and phased in between 2020 and 2022. 661 more words


General vs Vocational Education - Vocational training should not substitute for providing strong basic skills

Policy proposals promoting vocational education focus on the school-to-work transition. But with technological change, gains in youth employment may be offset by less adaptability and diminished employment later in life. 905 more words

Academic Literature

NewVIc results 2017

Students and staff at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) are celebrating another year of improvement in A-level pass rates and top grades, all of which have continued to increase faster than nationally. 694 more words


High-tech U.S. plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

With a turn toward state-of-the-art, workers are forced to keep up.

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as “a GREAT employee.” 20 more words

The Register-Guard

What’s the craze about summer school?

I hurriedly left my house for work and on transit all I could see were banners of ‘summer school’ (Maybe this is because I am a teacher). 509 more words

Academic snobbery, the AQF and VET

One of the very early posts that I wrote on this blog was about staff not wanting to undertake VET qualifications because they had a degree or a masters or a PhD in something and felt that VET was, well, beneath them.   795 more words