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Wednesday, 3 September 2008

BBC NEWS | Education | Q&A: Diplomas in England

BBC NEWS Education Q&A: Diplomas in England: Q&A: Diplomas in England

Diploma partnerships typically involve colleges, schools and others
The government is predicting that the new Diplomas could become 'the qualification of choice' for teenagers in England's schools and colleges.
What are they?
Firstly, they are not to be confused with the welter of other diplomas that already exist such as BTec Diplomas (at different levels) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
Initially called Specialised Diplomas, they were the government's answer to an inquiry it commissioned into 14 to 19 education."

Language Diplomas will be introduced in 2011

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