BIG ISSUE: T-LEVELS

The Education and Childcare T-Level is one of the first of three T-levels coming in from 2020.
The new two-year vocational college-based course will be equivalent to three A-Levels.

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T-level funding 'better' than for EYE courses

The Government will spend more than £10,000 on each childcare T- level in a bid to boost the numbers taking this new Level 3 programme.

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CACHE wins bid to develop childcare T-Level

Awarding organisation CACHE will be the sole body to develop and deliver the Education and Childcare T-Level.

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EXCLUSIVE: Early Years Educator course funding faces axe

Funding for some Early Years Educator courses is set to disappear once T-levels come in, Nursery World can reveal.

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Training: Exclusive - The end of an era for EYE?

T-levels – the Level 3 programmes of study that will come in from 2020 – look set to replace the Early Years Educator qualification. Hannah Crown has an update

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Bidding open to deliver education and childcare T-Level

The tender process to develop and deliver the Education and Childcare T-Level has been launched by the Department for Education.

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DfE concedes longer T-Level work placement needed

The DfE has acknowledged sector concerns around the short length of T-Level work placements and is considering extending the minimum number of hours, Nursery World...

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T-Level placements ‘too short’

There is growing concern among training providers and awarding bodies about the number of work placement days students on the Education and Childcare T-Level will...

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Guide to: T-levels

Will the new T-levels be a bed of roses or a bumpy road? Hannah Crown gives the lowdown on the new vocational programme for Education and Childcare

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Early years T-Level 'will give licence to practice'

The DfE has confirmed that the early years T-Level will provide students with a licence to practice upon completion.

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IfA extends early years T-Level consultation again

The deadline for the consultation on the Education and Childcare T-level has been extended again until the end of the month.

Comment

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Don’t rush T-Levels

The DfE should prioritise getting T-Levels right rather than rushing them out to meet a tight timeframe, argues Natalie Perera