1st4sport NVQ Workshops 2013
1st4sport Qualifications are holding two workshops to support centres to facilitate 1st4sport NVQs. These workshops are particularly aimed at new workforce with limited experience of NVQs, however more experienced workforce will also find it useful as part of their CPD.
New 24+ Advanced Learning Loans
From 1 April 2013, it will be possible for learners (in England) who are 24 years and older to apply for loans to support them to achieve Level 3 or above QCF-accredited qualifications, similar to the way that loans for full-time students have operated for a number of years.
The Learning Records Service and ULNs
If you already access Unique Learner Numbers (ULNs) for your learners and report them to us via the learner registration process, many thanks, and please feel free to ignore the rest of this piece.
Nominate your learners or employees for a VQ Learner of the Year Award
Those of us involved in the field of vocational education – whether as teachers, learners, employers or sector partners – know only too well how essential high quality vocational qualifications are to UK society, providing young people with the skills, experience, motivation and inspiration to get ahead.
FA Learning tutor event
The next FA Learning tutor induction for the 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Leadership through Football will be held during the week of 24th - 28th June 2013 with category 1 tutors attending 24th - 26th June 2013 and category 2, the whole week.
FE Guild Development Project
Organisations may be aware the FE Guild is in the process of being established, in preparation for launch in August 2013. They will be taking over the responsibility for teachers working in Further Education and vocational work-based environments, previously the responsibility of the Institute for Learning (IfL) and the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).
Tutor support day for PE and School Sport qualification
Do you deliver the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport (QCF)? If so your tutors might be interested to hear of a support day that will be run in March provided by our qualification development partners the Association for Physical Education (afPE).