Workplace returners and those seeking a change of career given the opportunity to apply for a bursary to study with NEC

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS BURSARY ARE NOW CLOSED. NEC’s 60th Birthday Bursary will support one learner to get back into the workplace or to plan…

Martin’s story: From no qualifications and working in a factory to a long academic journey and a professional career

With NEC celebrating our 60th birthday in 2023, we have been asking students for their stories of studying with NEC. Throughout our 60 years,…

The Classical Association is offering five study bursaries for state sector teachers to take online A level Classical Civilisation with the National Extension College (NEC)

Learners enrolled on A level Classical Civilisation with NEC study the literature and culture of the ancient world, from epic poetry and ancient comedy,…

Transformative Home Education: Empowering parents and guardians to unlock their child’s potential

Education is a fundamental aspect of a child’s development, and as parents and guardians, we want the best for our children. However, traditional classroom…

Embracing Green Careers: Shaping a Sustainable Future

In an era defined by environmental challenges, the importance of green careers has never been more critical. At National Extension College (NEC), we recognise…

ADHD in the Classroom

In this podcast episode, which you can listen to on our Podbean page, the hosts National Extension College’s CEO Esther Chesterman and Samreen Shah…

Connex Education Academy and the National Extension College announce new partnership

Connex Education Academy, who offer a wide range of online learning have announced a new partnership with the National Extension College.  Connex Education Academy…

Introducing Issue 1 of our new newsletter NEC News

The National Extension College (NEC) has launched a new newsletter NEC News to keep you up-to-date with developments at NEC.  In the first issue…

Homeschooling or Home Education; is there a difference?

Homeschooling and home education are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. In this blog post, we…

Thoughts on OEAS

The National Extension College (NEC) welcomes the decision by the Department for Education (DfE) to introduce an accreditation scheme for online education providers in…