Higher Nationals Newsletter February 2022
New brand purpose and other updates about BTEC Higher Nationals.
Latest news from Pearson
Bringing life to a lifetime of learning
Last week, Pearson launched its new brand purpose. Andy Bird shares his learning journey as CEO and his vision for the future of the company in this LinkedIn post.
Following us on social media?
We’re moving to new social media channels in the next few weeks and would love to connect with you there. Follow the links to find us:
LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook
Pearson acquires Credly
We’re looking forward to addressing the unique challenges faced by both employers and employees within the rapidly changing talent market with the digital credentialling service, Credly.
Updates you may have missed
- BTEC Awards are live! Make sure that you submit your nominations for exceptional BTEC learner, educator or centre by 25 March.
- Students and tutors can now purchase the new version of the core textbook for Higher Nationals in Business via VitalSource or Kortext.
- We launched the English Skills Zone to help students not only with academic writing but also spelling and grammar, and workplace skills.
We recently updated some of our qualifications. Follow the links below to download the files, which detail changes in a handy summary:
Joining forces with Amazon Web Services
We've been working with AWS for nearly two years now, and one of the main projects we collaborated on was the launch of BTEC Higher Nationals in Cloud Computing. In our latest post, we go into more detail about the process and impact of our collaboration with Amazon Web Services.
Take advantage of the early bird pricing
Our Grading Standardisation Workshops are available across different subjects for BTEC Higher Nationals. The upcoming sessions are now available at an early bird price of £35 (normally £50 +VAT).
More training opportunities
If you teach BTEC Higher Nationals in: Art and Design, Construction, Computing, Engineering, or Public Services, we encourage you to take a look at our Getting Ready to Teach (GRTT) modules available on HN Global. These self-paced modules are a great way to stay up to date with the qualification.
Work experience through the Prince’s Trust
We are delighted to have recently started working with the Prince’s Trust, through their partnership with the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), to offer opportunities for Pearson students and graduates in the Health and Social Care sectors.
Ambassador spotlight: Anneth Vanessa Albino
Anneth's journey is full of twists and turns, as she goes from dreaming of becoming an astronaut to running her own business.
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