I attended the #ProtectStudentChoice drop in event in Parliament, to show my support for the campaign to stop BTECs being scrapped.
The #ProtectStudentChoice campaign involves a coalition of 30 organistion that represent and support staff and students in schools, colleges and universities. They are concerned about the Government’s plans to remove the majority of funding for BTEC qualifications.
Scrapping BTECs will leave many students without an education pathway at the age of 16. This is likely to impact disadvantaged young people the most, which was a conclusion that was laid bare in the Department for Education’s own equalities impact assessment, which said that: “those from SEND backgrounds, Asian ethnic groups, disadvantaged backgrounds, and males [are] disproportionately likely to be affected”.
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About the campaign to #ProtectStudentChoice