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    just found this site www.nec.ac.uk offering gcse's and a levels distance learning, something I am considering being an older git. Do any of you have any experience of NEC with gcse's and if so was it worth it, are their gcse's worth the same as any other college?
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    Hi people

    just found this site www.nec.ac.uk offering gcse's and a levels distance learning, something I am considering being an older git. Do any of you have any experience of NEC with gcse's and if so was it worth it,
    I used them for A level maths and found them very good. I tried doing it with just a text book and found it wasn't enough. The NEC materials were designed for self study (text books are not) and the tutor support via email/skype was really useful when I hit a roadblock. Do bear in mind though that many GCSE's require supervised assessed coursework and this can be very difficult for a private student to arrange. Research you subjects carefully and maybe choose subjects that are tested by exam only OR sign-up for a part-time/night school class.

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    are their gcse's worth the same as any other college?
    They don't set the GCSE exams, they prepare you to take the same national exams that everyone else takes. You have to find a school/college that will accept you for the exams as a private candidate, NEC don't do that for you.
 
 
 
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