What does equivalence look like following changes to vocational qualifications?
How would P8 scores change if qualifications attracted different point scores?
Exploring an apparent drop in the number of BTECs and other applied general qualifications.
Comparing the education, employment and earnings outcomes of those who took BTECs and those who took A-Levels.
Long-term outcomes: How did life turn out for pupils who took applied science qualifications at Key Stage 4?
A look at the long-term outcomes for those who took BTEC and OCR applied science instead of science GCSEs.
New analysis This post was published in 2017. We've subsequently looked at the equivalence of A-Levels and reformed BTECs. Read our updated analysis here. * Updated 3rd April 2017 following helpful feedback from UCAS* Last week, the Higher Education Policy Institute published a report on BTECs and university admissions [PDF]. It recognised that [...]