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T-Levels vs BTECs – Pros and Cons

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Further education in the UK is a complex system as there are so many options available to students post-16, two of which are BTECs and T-Levels. Although most students assume that A-Levels are the next step after finishing their GCSEs, there are so many more …

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How are T-Levels Assessed?

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As a very new qualification, many students can be very confused by T-Levels. One of the most common questions is how T-Levels are assessed. It can be hard to find out information about them when they have still not been taken by many students. Many …

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How Many Vocational Courses Can You Take?

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Unlike more traditional qualifications, a vocational course will prepare you directly for a specific trade. This trade can be a craft, such as jewellery-making or metalwork. These will typically be non-academic and you will have to do more practical activities. They can be more professional …

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Are T-Levels Replacing BTECs?

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In the UK, around 260,000 students are enrolled to the huge variety of BTEC qualifications available as part of their studies in further education. However, recent discussions have made clear that the government hopes to remove several of these qualifications. Many across the UK are …

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What Are Vocational Courses?

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When considering what you want to study at any level it is important that you know about all your options. It is likely that at some point you have considered which academic subjects suit you best, which ones you like, which ones you don’t and …

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How Do You Improve Your Handwriting?

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Children are taught since primary school to master the skill of neat handwriting. Some schools taught it through joined writing, others through cursive, but it’s something that every person owes to their early school days. Some find it very difficult to master this skill or …

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What is Higher Education?

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Throughout education, students come across many technical terms related to their studies. Many of these can be similar or even sound the same. However, some have completely different meanings and separate uses. Higher education is one of the most confusing, as it is often mixed …

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Why is Reading Important for Students?

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Every year of school, students are told to read more because it will help them learn and improve their grades. However, with most students’ busy schedules, there is often little time for relaxation and even less for reading. Therefore, reading can be seen as a …