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Exams and Assessment

How do I retake my GCSEs or A levels?

There is nothing quite as soul destroying as not achieving the grade you hope for in your GCSEs or A levels. It is important,...

GCSE Results of NEC students released today

“Self-study made me realise that learning never stops. It’s not a race, not a sprint, not even a marathon, but it’s a lifelong journey.”...

A level exam results of NEC students released

You don’t have to go to school to get an A level. Among the 300,000 students (BBC, 2019) taking A levels each year are...

Questions to ask when shopping around for distance learning courses

As Autumn is now here, many people are currently looking for the right courses for them. Are you one of these people looking at...

GCSE results at any age

Unless you’ve been avoiding the TV, internet, newspapers and the radio today, you will have noticed that it’s GCSE results day. As always, the...

Barriers need breaking down for private exam candidates

Above: Dr Ros Morpeth OBE, Chief Executive of NEC There are an estimated 50,000 people each year who sit exams under their own steam....

Celebrating success this A level results day

Students up and down the country have received their A level results today. News programmes will be filled with teenagers celebrating the hard work...

A level Results Day – Helping you prepare

Right now you’re probably really anxious about opening that brown envelope or that email that gives you your results – do you rip it...

Testing times

In primary and secondary schools across England, pupils are being put through their paces. Last week, key stage 1 children (six and seven-year olds)...

Top 10 revision tips for your exams

It’s the time of the year when students across the country are poring over books, trying to ensure they are prepared for their upcoming exams....

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Adult education is on its knees: ‘Let’s hope when the dust settles on the General Election, policy makers will take heed’

No one can doubt that times are tough for adult learners. Since 2003 there are 2 million fewer adults in publicly funded further education,...

The future is digital for A level History of Art

Yesterday (12th November), I attended the official launch event of our online A level History of Art course, held at The Grammar School at...

Black History Month 2019

Black History Month is a celebration of black achievement, a reflection of struggles for rights and an acknowledgement of the progress still to be...

How has the Brexit referendum affected A level Politics intake?

Academics at several universities confirmed “the Brexit effect” was driving a boom in applications for both politics and international relations degrees.* It is no...

World Mental Health Day 2019

World Mental Health Day is a day to show support for better mental health and to raise awareness of the importance of looking after...

How do I retake my GCSEs or A levels?

There is nothing quite as soul destroying as not achieving the grade you hope for in your GCSEs or A levels. It is important,...

NEC launches new IGCSE Double Science🚀

“I have found studying by distance learning a rewarding yet challenging experience. Studying in this way lets you choose your own hours to study...

From GCSEs with NEC to a Psychology Access to Higher Education Course 

School was always a struggle for me. I (as well as my twin sister) was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when I was around 12...

My experience with GCSE Maths

Rebecca studied GCSE Maths, Psychology and English Language with NEC.  In Year 8 I was hospitalised with Crohn’s Disease along with my twin sister....

GCSE Results of NEC students released today

“Self-study made me realise that learning never stops. It’s not a race, not a sprint, not even a marathon, but it’s a lifelong journey.”...