Qualifications

Scrapping BTECs is bad for levelling up and for BAME students

It’s difficult to see how reducing choice at level 3 by scrapping BTECs will improve social mobility and diversity, writes Kasim Choudhry...

Jess Staufenberg
Kasim Choudhry
Qualifications

Ministers play down BTECs cull

They have gone as far as to blame the media for fuelling a belief there will be a binary...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Protect Student Choice, Qualifications

BTECs: MPs to probe effect of defunding level 3 courses on learners

Sector experts have been invited to contribute and a minister will be asked to give evidence

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Qualifications

BTECs: 118 MPs and Lords call on new education secretary to rethink cull

'It is perfectly possible for T Levels, A-levels and BTECs to co-exist', insist cross-party group

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Conservative Party Conference, Qualifications

Level 2 ‘won’t be forgotten’, promises new skills minister

Alex Burghart has been setting out his priorities for his new role

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon