Give your A-level students a headstart in their careers

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What does university leave with you with? A degree? Yes. Friends for life? Probably. A shed load of debt? Definitely. And it’s that debt that’s putting lots of students off.

That’s why, more than ever, FE colleges need to ensure that their A-level courses not only prepare students for university but also for the world of work, says Hannah Day, head of visual arts, media and film at Ludlow Sixth Form College. She suggest five ways in which to do this:

Create quality portfolios

Producing visual work that a student can take to a job interview is a great start, says Day. For those taking media ...

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