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November 2023 Updates:
Last updated: 23/11/2023
If you have students registered for either the core exams or Employer Set Project (ESP) in the autumn assessment series, take a look at these useful reminders to help ensure these assessments go smoothly.
Important actions and reminders
- Mandatory training: Mandatory training for providers delivering T Level qualifications with moderated assessments is now live. Providers must ensure this is completed by 29 February 2024.
Supporting your delivery
Professional Development Week: From 18-21 December, our Provider Development team is hosting a Professional Development Week, aiming to deliver a variety of live and recorded remote sessions to our Providers that will support and enhance teaching and learning practice whilst also giving insight into our processes.
Coping with exam pressure - guide from Ofqual: To support students with the autumn assessment series for T Levels, we’re sharing a new guide to help them feel more confident about exams and assessments, and how to best plan their revision.
New T Level qualification materials: Grade standard exemplification materials (GSEMs) for the Summer 2023 assessment series are now available on the T Level qualification pages (via ‘support materials’) on our website. Additional employer set project (ESP) exemplar materials are also available; these include E grade exemplars for Assisting with Healthcare Science, Digital Business and Laboratory Sciences and contain student responses, alongside examiner commentary to support you and your students.
Learning resource offer update: To support you in the delivery of NCFE supplied T Levels, we've continued to expand and update our suite of essential and additional materials . All materials can be accessed from the ‘Teaching Materials’ tab on the relevant qualification page on our website.
Education and Early Years specific updates
Join our first Education and Early Years Assessor and Teacher Network on Monday 18 December, 3-4:30pm: With input and ideas from NCFE Moderators and TQ providers, the sessions will allow for the sharing of ideas and experiences and provider ‘top tips’ for success.
Updated support materials for Education and Early Years T Level: There’s now an updated version of the Early Years Educator Assignment 2 Competence Observation Criteria available on the website for providers who are currently delivering the Early Years Educator Occupational Specialism to their year 2 students. This can be found in the support materials section of the qualification page under 'Early Years Educator Assignment 2'.
- Explore our events to support your delivery of the Digital T Levels: These include our ‘Year 1 Core Assessment Support’ webinar and ‘Maximising success in the Employer Set Project (ESP)’ bitesize videos.
Health, Healthcare Science and Science specific updates
Health, Healthcare Science & Science teaching and delivery support: Explore the range of support we have available to you, including bitesize videos, student packs and training events.
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