Devastating Disruption: Technical Qualifications Delayed in England Causing Concern for Students and Colleges
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Devastating Disruption: Technical Qualifications Delayed in England Causing Concern for Students and Colleges

The Department for Education (DfE) has caused massive disruption by announcing that the launch of three T-levels – hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy; craft and design; and media, broadcast and production – will be delayed until 2024. The T-levels were due to be rolled out in England in September and had been planned for the…

Former Education Ministers Condemn UK Government’s “Disastrous” Plan to Scrap Vocational Qualifications
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Former Education Ministers Condemn UK Government’s “Disastrous” Plan to Scrap Vocational Qualifications

The UK government’s plan to eliminate numerous highly sought after vocational qualifications in favor of its T-levels has been furiously attacked by a coalition of former education ministers as “disastrous”. The esteemed former Labour education secretary, David Blunkett, expressed his concern that the widespread elimination of qualifications such as BTecs from 2025 could have disastrous…