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Unpacking T Levels with Gillian Keegan

@FENews chat with @GillianKeegan, Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, about #TLevels  We unpack T Levels, particularly with the pilot T Level programmes starting this September, many learners would be starting the first T Levels this week.

The FE White Paper - Which international education and skills systems are good inspiration?

#FEReform - @DavidPriceOBE discusses which international education and work systems could be a good inspiration for the upcoming FE White Paper.

DfE issue new FE reopening guidance - Sector Response

From this autumn, DfE expect FE providers to resume delivery so that students of all ages can benefit from their education and training in full. DfE have just updated the guidance for FE providers, combining previous operational and autumn terms guidance. The guidance sets out what FE providers need to know for the autumn term so that students of all ages can benefit from their education and training in full.  The guidance includes updates on:

U-Turn on Vocational Technical- Qualification results – what is happening with BTEC’s this year?

There has been a lot of coverage on the U-Turn from Ofqual and Gavin Williamson on the A-Level, AS and GCSE grades. We mentioned Vocational Technical Qualifications in our sector response article. Gavin O’Meara, CEO of FE News had a chance to ask Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, some questions to clarify the plans on Vocational-Technical Qualifications such as BTEC’s, so we thought it would be helpful to have a stand-alone article for this topic alone. 

Nearly 40% of A-Level results downgraded - Sector Response

Today is #ResultsDay with both #ALevel and #VocationalResults being released today, the Joint Council for Qualifications (@JCQcic) has published the 2020 national results for A and AS Levels. 2020 has been a slightly unusual year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this year there were no exams to allocate grades and Gavin Williamson committed to a 'triple lock' for students in light of this. So what has this all meant to students picking up their results (via social distancing) today? 

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