With options selection happening over the next few weeks and months, we want to make sure centres have all the information and support they need to promote their BTEC courses. We realise BTEC Options events might look very different this year, which is why we are providing a more virtual experience for centres.
BTECs are high-quality, career-focused qualifications grounded in the real world of work. BTEC courses focus on skills-based learning and are designed around themed units. This practical approach allows BTEC learners to develop and apply the knowledge and skills that employers, colleges and universities are looking for.
Welcome to the October 2020 edition of Pearson’s Functional Skills blog. As ever, this has been a busy month; we have been working across awarding organisations and with Ofqual to look at how Functional Skills should develop throughout 2020/21.
Policy Watch is a regular policy briefing and updating service that keeps you up to date with the latest developments in the world of education. It's presented in a simple, accessible format with weekly updates, monthly summaries and associated papers and presentations.