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Changes to GCSE’s and A levels and Apprenticeships
Introduction of Functional Skills
Development of delivery through collaboration (e.g. Diploma Consortia)
The raising of the participation age (RPA)
Foundation Learning Tier (Personalised Education)
The Diploma From 2013, 14-16 year olds will have entitlement to pursue any of first 14 lines of learning and 16-19 year olds to all 17
The diploma is a new kind of qualification that blends general and applied learning for learners aged 14-19.
The Diploma allows students to experience different ways of learning. As well as learning in the classroom, they would be involve din learning in different environments (e.g school, college and workplace)
The diploma is designed to provide young people with a qualification that they can use to stay in learning.
The Diploma aims to motivate people through applied learning that is relevant to broad sectors of the economy and to develop employability.
The Diploma aims to promote and support progression into employment, training and HE
-Diploma’s in Science, Humanities and Languages scrapped
-Entitlement to Diploma’s to be scrapped?
-Academies (Able to set their own curriculum as long as it is balanced)
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