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    To say I was doing algebra in GCSE. I am now on a level 2 BTEC Workskills and they had me tallying the colour of cars that went past the college!
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    (Original post by College Guy)
    To say I was doing algebra in GCSE. I am now on a level 2 BTEC Workskills and they had me tallying the colour of cars that went past the college!
    BTEC is so easy right?
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    I've heard a lot about that course, it really baffles me on what the outcome is meant to be when taking it.
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    wow that is something we did once in primary school!
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    It's courses like this that (unfairly) give BTECs a bad name...
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    It's courses like this that (unfairly) give BTECs a bad name...
    No, BTECs get a bad name because they are easier than A levels.
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    No, BTECs get a bad name because they are easier than A levels.
    I disagree. Not all BTECs are easier than A levels. It's a common misconception that has lead a lot of people on my BTEC IT course to crash and burn. I took the IT BTEC because it actually gives you the opportunity to learn animation software (considering I'll be doing a degree in animation in September), and on my course (can't speak for others) we don't get spoon fed information which is what I experience in my combined English A level. So no, not all BTECs are easier than A levels
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    I disagree. Not all BTECs are easier than A levels. It's a common misconception that has lead a lot of people on my BTEC IT course to crash and burn. I took the IT BTEC because it actually gives you the opportunity to learn animation software (considering I'll be doing a degree in animation in September), and on my course (can't speak for others) we don't get spoon fed information which is what I experience in my combined English A level. So no, not all BTECs are easier than A levels
    You can disagree, but you are still wrong.
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    You can disagree, but you are still wrong.
    Fantastic argument there. Very mature.
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    Fantastic argument there. Very mature.
    Thank you sir, I'm glad you conceded so swiftly.
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    Well if you do 'hard' A level physics you could sit on your butt and watch a pendulum swinging.if you're going to be silly and reductive about it.

    tallying cars could be the basis for teaching how to collect and analyse data
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    (Original post by Willy Pete)
    No, BTECs get a bad name because they are easier than A levels.
    Incorrect. You have failed to progress to the next level. Do not collect £200 when you pass GO.
 
 
 
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