Fulfilling the potential of BTEC learners: the Ark Professional Pathways programme

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Author: McGrath, Susan

Abstract:

Ark is a network of 39 schools in the UK, in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth. Each of the schools has its own distinctive character, reflecting its local community. Professional Pathways was introduced into Ark schools in 2016 as a unique approach to delivering vocational qualifications. The programme was designed to meet the needs of those students whose potential was not being realised through a traditional, purely academic, linearly assessed curriculum. Students take a [Business and Technology Education Council] BTEC National Extended Diploma (equivalent to three A levels)...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Pathways; Secondary education; Teaching and learning; Evaluation; Outcomes

Keywords: Educational innovation; Educational alternative; Curriculum; VET for secondary students; Program evaluation; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Student behaviour; Career planning; Career choice; Aspirations; Employability; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Ark, 2021

Physical description: 71 p.

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Also called: Fulfilling the potential of Business and Technology Education Council learners: the Ark Professional Pathways programme

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 146.814

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