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Frequently Asked Questions - Providers

Frequently Asked Questions Please find below answers to frequently asked T Level questions. If you're looking for an answer to a more route specific question, please visit the relevant sector support page.  General questions   Question Answe…

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Our Purpose

At NCFE, our core purpose is to promote and advance learning and our educational solutions have contributed to the success of millions of learners, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. We strongly believe in the transformative po…

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Highlighting the importance of lifelong learning at work

Following Boris Johnson’s pledge to support further education, businesses gear up to celebrate Learning at Work Week 2020. Employers and individuals across the country are gearing up to celebrate the benefits of lifelong learning as ‘Learning at Work…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/highlighting-the-importance-of-lifelong-learning-at-work


The importance of the ‘College of the Future’ report to the future of FE in England

The importance of the ‘College of the Future’ report to the future of FE in England The launch of the UK College of the Future report from the Independent Commission on the College of the Future certainly throws some interesting ideas into the mix. …

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-importance-of-the-college-of-the-future-report-to-the-future-of-fe-in-england


The long road ahead

The long road ahead Taking decisive action on youth employment By David Gallagher and Matt Hamnett As we begin to emerge from the social and economic chrysalis of lockdown, it is clear that the road to recovery will be long and arduous.  There is go…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-long-road-ahead


‘No 16-18 year old left behind’ – key takeaways

NCFE recently teamed up with Campaign For Learning to launch a new policy paper titled: ‘No 16-18 year old left behind’.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/no-16-18-year-old-left-behind-key-takeaways


The future of English and maths

The future of English and maths Sian Wilson, NCFE Director In line with our ongoing #FullyFunctional campaign, we recently hosted an insightful English and maths conference to highlight the current standings of these vital subjects as well as thei…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/fully-functional/the-future-of-english-and-maths


Jobs of the future: AI, robots and technology

Jobs of the future: AI, robots and technology With access to technology becoming commonplace, what affect does this have on the job market and how can the technical education sector flex to support learners within the new status quo? A pioneer in th…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/jobs-of-the-future-ai-robots-and-technology


Colleges

Quality solutions alongside outstanding support and expertise is exactly what you need to ensure success for your college and its learners. Your goals are our goals; choose NCFE and we’ll be with you every step of the way. We carefully map qualifica…

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NCFE Data Analysis qualification developed by data experts, Tesco Bank and the ROSEN Group

NCFE Data Analysis qualification developed by data experts, Tesco Bank and the ROSEN Group  Our Level 2 Certificate in Data Analysis has been developed in collaboration with Tesco Bank, the ROSEN Group and other data experts. This qualification is d…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/employers/case-studies/ncfe-data-analysis-qualification-developed-by-data-experts-tesco-bank-and-the-rosen-group


Study programme

To create well-rounded and confident individuals, you need learning opportunities that put individual learners’ needs at the heart! Study Programmes do just that. Tailored for your learners aged 16-19, Study Programmes offer individualised learning …

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T Levels

T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. They are a high-quality, work-focussed alternative to A levels for young people once they’ve completed their GCSEs. These new two-year courses are designed with employers to intimately reflect the …

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T Levels Good News

T Levels Good News We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been awarded the contract by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) and the Department for Education (DfE) to be the delivery partner for the Education and C…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/t-levels-good-news


Multi-award winning enterprise agencies endorse NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert

Multi-award winning enterprise agencies endorse NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert North East Enterprise Agency endorses NCFE Business and Enterprise V Cert qualification, based on the valuable content which provides learners with a great introduc…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/multi-award-winning-enterprise-agencies-endorse-ncfe-business-and-enterprise-v-cert


The importance of formative assessment

We now know that vocational exams that were due to take place in February and March will be cancelled for learners. With the current Ofqual consultation looking at alternative ways to assess and award grades this year.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-importance-of-formative-assessment


Resits, Reformed Functional Skills and T Levels – the future of post 16 English and maths in a changing landscape

Resits, Reformed Functional Skills and T Levels – the future of post 16 English and maths in a changing landscape Catherine Sezen, Senior Policy Manager, the Association of Colleges (AoC) The vision There is widespread college support for the ‘Wolf…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/resits-reformed-functional-skills-and-t-levels-the-future-of-post-16-english-and-maths-in-a-changing-landscape


Catering & Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality The catering and hospitality sectors are the backbone of countries worldwide. As a result, those working in the industry play a fundamental part in helping economies to thrive in a variety of ways, supporting the population’s …

https://testsite.ncfe.org.uk/sectors-we-work-in/catering-hospitality


Parents and Learners

What are T Levels? Starting this September, Government is introducing new T levels to provide young people with a technical alternative to A levels once they’ve finished their GCSEs.   NCFE T Levels NCFE is spearheading these exciting reforms and w…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/t-levels/parents-and-learners


Update from party conferences

Update from party conferences This month, NCFE sent representation to the Labour and Conservative Party conferences, with the aim of hearing the latest policy announcements and influencing policy formulation. The Labour conference began with confusi…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/update-from-party-conferences


First ever suicide awareness and reduction awards launched

First ever suicide awareness and reduction awards launched  In advance of World Mental Health Day, national education services charity NCFE has developed suicide awareness and reduction qualifications, in a bid to educate people and help tackle the …

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/first-ever-suicide-awareness-and-reduction-awards-launched


Giving every child opportunity to develop

Matthew Burton is the head teacher at Thornhill Community Academy in Dewsbury and appeared on Channel 4’s Educating Yorkshire. Matthew has written for NCFE about making pivotal curriculum decisions on behalf of learners.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/give-every-child-the-opportunity-to-become-the-person-they-are-capable-of-being


Devolution

NCFE Policy Leader, Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, breaks down recent announcements and events regarding Technical Education in the north and south of the country.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/devolution


Digital

Digital With developments in technology bringing significant changes to the way we live and work, there’s a real need for organisations to continuously find new ways of being innovative and creative to remain competitive. Digital skills are therefor…

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Delivery of NCFE qualifications supported by iAchieve

Schools across the country are using iAchieve to support the implementation and delivery of NCFE qualifications. The iAchieve online platform provides learners with an additional and alternative way of engaging with their NCFE qualification.

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/delivery-of-ncfe-qualifications-supported-by-iachieve


The Evolution of Skills Devolution

The Evolution of Skills Devolution November 2018 has been a month of high importance in the adult education funding calendar. A number of Combined Authorities and devolved regions have set out their stalls regarding devolution of the Adult Education…

https://www.ncfe.org.uk/blog/the-evolution-of-skills-devolution


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