This ardent belief in using technology to create a different, more engaging approach to teaching and learning has been one of the guiding principles and values of BCoT Principal, Anthony Bravo, since he joined the college more than 10 years ago.
Having been named one of only 10 colleges in the country to be EdTech Demonstrators in 2020 and 2021, BCoT is now recognised as one of the top performing education providers in the country in the application of technology to support teaching and learning.
Instead of traditional classroom-based learning, studying at BCoT gives students the opportunity to learn at the forefront of education from industry experts, offering a more ‘hands-on’, active approach to studying.
Students also benefit from the opportunity to work with, and learn from, specialists within BCoT Picture: Stewart Turkington their chosen industry.
This combination of active learning and industry expertise plays a fundamental part in student progression and achievement at the college.
BCoT’s advanced vocational courses are the equivalent to A-levels and with a Level 3 achievement rate of 97.5 per cent this year, our outcomes are comparable with, and in some cases higher than, those of other local colleges, with learners progressing on to various destinations including university, apprenticeships, further study and employment.
Former student, India-Mae Jones, is just one example.
After achieving a triple Distinction* in Level 3 Travel and Tourism at BCoT, India has now secured her first-choice place at the University of Exeter to study
International Relations with the opportunity to study abroad in South Korea in her third year.
India said: “My course at BCoT has opened my eyes to different cultures and ways of living which has shaped my career aspiration of wanting to support children’s rights globally.”
There’s still time to secure your future at BCoT – apply now for a full-time course or apprenticeship.
To find out more about the expert teaching on offer from our industry-standard lecturers, award-winning support, unrivalled employer links and industry placement opportunities, visit bcot.ac.uk