T-levels: What are they and who is going to study them?
A new vocational qualification, the T-level, is to be introduced in England in September 2020.
But what are they, who are they meant for, and why are they being introduced?
What are T-levels?
Aimed at 16 to 19-year-olds, they will focus on practical, rather than academic subjects.
Courses will be introduced from September 2020 and last two years. They will include a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience, with a work placement of at least 315 hours – about nine weeks.
Vocational students can currently choose between thousands of different courses and qualifications. The government says T-levels will make things less confusing for students and employers.
Source: BBC News
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