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Thousands of students receive BTEC results

More than half of qualifications awarded for 16-18 year olds in England are for vocational courses, like BTECs and City&Guilds. Today thousands of students receive their BTEC results.

The government says it wants to reform the sector and is rolling out T-level courses in autumn 2020. The new two-year courses will follow on from GCSEs and be equivalent to three A-levels.

Read more: Who are the students who didn't just do A-levels?