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BTEC Practitioner Group Meeting

The first BTEC Practitioner Group meeting of this academic year will provide an opportunity for practitioners to explore the latest BTEC developments and issues affecting the qualification, in the context of progression to higher level learning.
When Oct 22, 2020
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Online Webinar
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The first BTEC Practitioner Group meeting of this academic year will provide an opportunity for practitioners to explore the latest BTEC developments and issues affecting the qualification, in the context of progression to higher level learning.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear about the latest T level news and developments At the meeting the group will be hearing from:

David MacKay, Head of Stakeholder Relationships (HE), Pearson and Ria Bhatta, Head of Stakeholder Engagement, Pearson who will be updating the group on the latest BTEC news including Pearson's work to support BTEC students completing in 2021 as well as practical advice on assisting BTEC learners apply through UCAS.

Paul Barker, Subject Leader BTEC Extended Business, Havering Colleges, who will be sharing his perspectives on delivering the new BTEC Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3 qualifications, including lessons learnt.

David and Ria will also be providing an update on the latest T level news, including looking ahead to the next 2 waves due to launch in 2021 and 2022.

Our college and university partners, though a roundtable update, will then have the opportunity to share news, updates and good practice, including how college partners are adapting to social distancing in terms of delivery and university outreach support specific to BTEC learners. And finally the group will hear from the Linking London team on the latest news and resources to support staff and students.

This meeting is aimed at HE and FE academic and admissions staff, advisers and widening participation staff and those with a responsibility for induction, retention and success. However, anyone with an interest in BTEC learners and progression to HE is welcome to attend.