In 2015, a staggering 88% of college BTEC
entries achieved a high grade (A*, A or B), with 100% high grades secured in ICT and Sport.
team will expand its testing coverage to other parts of Fiji include trace back areas once the necessary resources are made available, he said.
The courses got off to a great start with results in August for the BTEC
Certificate in Engineering at 100 per cent pass, with 80 per cent distinction or distinction*.
The graduation ceremony at GEMS World Academy in which students received their Pearson BTEC
qualifications, was attended by Phil Gartside, BWFC Chairman; Mark Andrews, Regional Director, Pearson Edexcel; Gordon Slaven, Director, British Council-UAE; Ian Gibbons, Deputy Consul General and Director, UK Trade & Investment; Clark Francis, CEO and Founder, E-Sports; Gareth Mordey, General Manager, E-sports; and James Tucker, Director of Education, BWFC.
If the pupils wishes to follow an academic route then BTEC
qualifications aren't even taken into consideration by sixth form colleges when pupils apply to take A levels.
Pearson, which owns Edexcel, the awarding body for BTECs
, announced that it was inviting nominations for the National BTEC
Awards in April.
Wassim Hamadah, Marketing Manager, Middlesex University, said that UAE universities should follow the example of three universities in the country which recognize BTEC
credits earned when pursuing higher education in their institutions.
Edexcel's general qualifications offered worldwide include GCSEs, IGCSEs, and GCE AS and A Levels, while vocational qualifications include NVQ and BTEC
from entry level to higher national diplomas.
Perry responded in a statement, saying that White has offered "contradictory explanations" of his dealings with BTEC
Their next challenge, which will be their first assessment for a BTEC
qualification as a STEM leader, will be to organise a trip to Alton Towers, where they can study science in action alongside their parents.
is a natural choice for a partnership," according to Scott Gately, Vice President of Sales for RISI's Wood and Timber division.
Ryan explained: "I discovered the BTEC
National was the equivalent of A levels.