A new survey of UK employers conducted by Pearson, reveals that over three-quarters (76%) feel that broader courses that provide a grounding in industry prepare learners better than role-specific training given the changing job market.
A new survey of UK employers conducted by Pearson, reveals that over three-quarters (76%) feel that broader courses that provide a grounding in industry prepare learners better than role-specific training given the changing job market.read more
Responding to the government’s Skills for Jobs White Paper published today, Thursday 21 January 2021 Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President for BTEC and Apprenticeships at Pearson, said:read more
Following the annoucement from the Secretary of State on 30 December regarding the delayed return of some pupils to colleges and schools in January, the DfE has clarified what this means for BTEC learners expecting to sit external assessments in January.read more
Older and younger students, parents and education ambassadors call for a wide range of courses to be available.read more
Thank you for your responses to the teaching and learning guidance we have created and shared with you. We understand that it may have been a challenge keeping track of all our communications, so we have consolidated all our updates into this VQ Bulletin which has all the important information you need to know.
We hope that you know we fully appreciate the constraints you are operating under at this time, and want to reassure you we are listening to and, where possible, acting on your concerns. We are also continuing to work closely with Ofqual and the Department for Education (DfE) to agree further arrangements which will mitigate the impact of continued disruptions.
Thank you for your ongoing support, we will continue to keep you updated through these bulletins.read more