Written on: 19/07/2010 by tiger14 (1 review written)
I am not pleased with the NEC at all! my tutor is unhelpful, I've been misguided regarding marking coursework and she didn't even read it properly.
She said things needed doing to it that had been done! You only get two chances for your tutor to mark your work and on the second time you have to submit it regardless. She told me to send it in one go then I realised I'd missed out on her marking each part individually (less work for her).
What's more I told the NEC that I wasn't submitting... (read more)
Written on: 13/06/2009 by johnching1
As a home educator for my daughter, I enrolled her on a short GCSE ICT course with the NEC. As expected, we had to buy more books over and above the NEC folder. All seemed well 'til we 'spoke' to the tutor who, although obviously never met in person, seemed a 'typical' grumpy elderly schoolteacher! His written comments for the two assignments my daughter did were, apart from the numerous spelling mistakes, were hardly positive or helpful, just a list of what 'should' have been included.... (read more)
Written on: 17/11/2008 by snowyowl79 (1 review written)
The National Extension College has allowed me to take a course to progress my career whilst also being able to fit studying around my life and young family.
The materials are well written and easy to follow and I like that I got the whole folder all in one go!.. I've done courses with other providers who send sections each month, or use materials that their college hasn't written, and that is not good in my opinion.
The Customer Service staff are keen to give out a lot of information about the... (read more)
Written on: 06/11/2008 by jonny1001 (1 review written)
I wish I could say something positive about National Extension College. The advisors I've dealt with have seemed rude and unhelpful to me. Any assistance I have required from tutors or student services have apparently been met with a bad attitude.
I was keen to get through my A Levels but I have now signed up with another distance learning college from Oxford and finding the experience a million times better. I would not recommend this organisation. (read more)
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