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Let me tell you a tale about #BTECs, which I taught in the early 90s. (Names changed.)

Some of the students I taught General Art & Design (GAD) BTEC also did an A-level or two, but many of them didn't. And far too many of them had already been failed by schools that treated...
...'non-academic' kids as inferior, slow or disruptive. Some of my students did have problems; most often no fault of their own. But they showed up. And together, we learned.

I still remember the 'lightbulb moments' - the pieces & projects when young people found their stride...
B, who wanted to make a monkey's head with the brains showing (I think he went into film special effects); little S, who channelled Botticelli in her chicken-wire and papier-mâché shell; J, who discovered his photographer's eye with my good friend, Rob; P, and his 'graphical...
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We're live at a school in Ilford as students open their #gcseresults2020.

@richardgaisford speaks to students who have been left delighted with the teacher assessed grades they have been given.

Watch GMB 👉 bit.ly/3fVaMUx
Ellis was due to get his #BTEC result today.

Despite not knowing the result, Ellis is still planning to go to college.

Headteacher of Caterham High School Belinda Chapple says she wants to make sure students have all the opportunities to do the things they want to do.
Over in Oldbury, @KatyRickittITV speaks to students receiving their results.

Two students received grades better than they expected.

However, one student says that while he earnt his grades, he feels 'it's almost cheating' because he didn't do the exam.

#gcseresults2020
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A-level and BTEC students Results Day

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#AlevelResults #ResultsDay #resultsday2020 #Results2020 #alevels2020 #alevels #BTEC
Alevels & BTEC students Results Day

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#students #BTECResultsDay #btecresults #Results2020
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#uni #university #unilife #studentlife
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We're throwing our virtual doors open during our next Open Evening on 10 June.

You can register your place on our website! newman.ac.uk/study/open-day…

Before you do, you might be studying for your #ALevels or #BTEC & want to know more about us...
We're a compact & tight-knit community. Our campus is on the edge of Birmingham & overlooks the Bartley Reservoir: you get the best of both worlds: rolling countryside one side, city view on the other.
Our campus is built around quiet outdoor spaces -- quads -- and indoor atriums. The Campus is designed to offer all of our core teaching on site. And there are ducks
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