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Preparing learners for the jobs of the future post pandemic

There has been much discussion about the future of work following the COVID-19 pandemic, reimagining how work is done, the future role of the office, and the digital economy are some of the discussions we are having.

Pearson Update on BTEC grade award timings

Following @Ofqual’s announcement that A Level and GCSE students would receive centre assessed grades, we took the decision to apply the same principles for students receiving #BTEC results this summer, and review the grading for our BTEC Level 1-3 qualifications. We know this has caused frustration and additional uncertainty for students and we are truly sorry. No grades will go down as part of this review. 

Level 1 and 2 BTEC grades will not be given out on GCSE Results Day

Following @Ofqual’s announcement that A Level and GCSE students are to receive Centre Assessment Grades, @Pearson yesterday (19 Aug) reviewed the impact on BTEC students and taken on board feedback from teachers, schools and colleges:

250,000 vocational learners receive their results helping the UK Build Back Better

#VocationalResultsDay - This year, more than 250,000 post-16 learners will find out their #BTEC results  Included in this class of 2020 will be 65,000 achieving their first step towards being the key workers of tomorrow – healthcare professionals, engineers and construction workers who will be central to helping the UK Build Back Better.

Pearson and Amazon Web Services develop first Cloud Computing BTEC Higher National qualifications to help address the cloud computing skills gap 

30th June 2020, London - @pearson is announcing today, in collaboration with @awscloud (AWS) through its AWS Educate initiative, the development of Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) Higher National qualifications at levels 4 and 5 in Cloud Computing. 

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Sarfraz Ahmed commented on Preparing learners for the jobs of the future post pandemic 9 hours 50 minutes ago

Cindy what an engaging article appropriate for our modern times. Definitely will share with others.