Presentation on theme: "Different Qualifications & Pathways to Higher Education."— Presentation transcript:
Different Qualifications & Pathways to Higher Education
There are loads of different ways to learn Learning from books.. Trying something practical.. ‘Hands on’ learning.. Exams.. Coursework.. Projects..
There are loads of different qualifications to study A Levels BTECs Apprenticeships Diplomas What’s the difference!!
What is progression in Education Progression through education in education starts at entry level and the highest level you can take is level 8 There are different routes to take through these levels Learners can change their learning type at any time.
Progression Routes Academic progression Vocational progression Work based progression
Year 11 Your current Progression could be GCSE or BTEC, or Apprenticeship All of these choices can lead to further education This is Level 2
So what Next? College- Level 3 A-Levels –You study your preferred subjects in more detail. BTEC National – Specific for a particular job or industry e.g. Hairdressing, Health & Social Care, Childcare, Construction, Engineering NVQ – You study and work at the same time Diploma –In some schools there is the new Diploma which helps you develop skills for the work place.
So What Next? Work- with training NVQ –Some jobs offer training and help you work towards an NVQ Apprenticeship –Training programmes which lead to a qualification. They give you the opportunity to work, learn on the job, develop your work related knowledge and skills and earn money at the same time
And then?-Level 4+ Foundation Degrees HNC/HND Diploma in HE Honours Degree Degree in job related subject NVQ Level 6-8 Professional Qualifications
Activity Imagine that you are working for an advertising company. You have been given the task of creating a promotional poster explaining one of the different options available at higher education Use the handout that you will be given to help you
Your Progression Route! You now- Year 11 GCSE’s How have you done? What are you going to do next? You in 2 years time - Year 13 (second year) College/ Work What have you studied? What are you doing? You in 4 years time- University/ Work/ Gap Year What are you studying? Where are you working? What are you doing? You in 10 years time- Work /University/ Family Life