We have decided to rejig our Certificates, which recognise the achievements of our amazing students, tutors and College teams. When we first introduced this scheme we called it our Certificate of Merit – but somehow that seems an inadequate word to describe what we feel, so we have renamed it our Certificate of Excellence.
The Association of Distance Learning colleges was very happy to hold its AGM yesterday in person, in our usual venue, the boardroom of the Royal Asiatic Society in London. This is a beautiful place, and we were delighted to be back to a real face-to-face meeting at last. Zoom is all very well, and has been […]
Our Certificate of Merit is usually awarded to individual students who have impressed us with their achievements in Distance Learning. But this month we have made the Award to one of our Member Colleges. Oxbridge students have done outstanding well in GCSEs and A Levels this year, despite the very difficult circumstances, and we feel […]
Oxbridge students attained an astonishing 97% pass rate across this year’s GCSE and A-level results. A great result for distance learning!
We are adding a clause to our Code of Ethics – To implement values of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and in their relations with students, and to make sure that these values are reflected in their publicity and teaching materials and online resources.
London Art College students Ariana Harkiolakis, Lucca Cavicchioni and Shiven Sidharth have very different stories to tell, but each has found success and fulfilment in distance learning courses.
We are, of course, delighted that you have decided to take a course with one of our Member colleges. A great adventure in learning and improving yourself lies before you.
But before you jump in, there are just one or two things to check.
Anyone currently studying for GCSEs or A Levels with one of our Member Colleges – they advise you to keep going. In all probability you will be able to be assessed by your tutors, in the same way that students in schools are assessed by their teachers, and awarded your grades. Talk to your course […]
The Association wishes all Members, Associates, Life Members, students and friends a very merry and safe Christmas, and a very much happier New Year.
BBC NEWS STORY December 2020 Extra measures to “boost fairness and support students” will be used for next summer’s GCSE and A-level exams in England, ministers have announced. More generous grading, advance notice of exam topics and additional papers are promised by the Department for Education to make up for the disruption faced by students […]
Here’s a challenge – you could win the whole cost of your GCSE or A Level courses! Oxbridge is offering this amazing chance – just tell them why you want to win! See the Oxbridge website here to find out how to enter – and we wish you luck!
Ofqual – Advice for teachers, trainers and tutors; learners, parents and carers; employers and professional bodies on vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications other than GCSEs, AS and A levels, Extended Project Qualifications and Advanced Extension Award in maths.