School of Business and Economics


9 March 2018

BTEC Awareness Seminar

About this event

Transforming transitions is a HEFCE funded project to explore BTEC students educational experiences across the FE/HE transition and to design, implement and evaluate evidence-based interventions to address identified issues of transition.


Lunch     12.30 -1.00pm
Workshop 1.00 - 1.50pm

  • Overview of Transforming Transitions project - Professor Carol Robinson, Mathematics Education Centre)
  • BTEC qualifications, including the teaching and learning environment and assessment – FE lecturer, Leicester College
  • Input from students at Leicester College – why they chose to study BTEC and experiences so far
  • Input from students at Loughborough University who had studied BTEC. – How was transition? What advantages/ possible drawbacks have they found as a result of their entry route.
  • Q&A session.