The NCTJ has taken a trip down memory lane, bringing the fictional town of Oxdown, and the Oxdown Gazette, back for an NQJ exam sitting.
The BBC and NCTJ have joined forces to create a bespoke training pathway to allow high-quality junior reporters to be recruited for Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) positions.
The NCTJ has published three end-of-year reports, which analyse exam results from NCTJ qualifications sat in the 2018-19 academic year.
Tamara Siddiqui, a newly-qualified senior journalist from The News, Portsmouth, has won three out of four available awards for her outstanding performance in November’s NQJ exams.
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The NCTJ has introduced a new format for running shorthand exams.
A major review of the National Certificate Examination has concluded that: “What is required is for the exam to evolve; there is no demand for a revolution.”.
The new format distance learning shorthand course plan is now available to purchase from our website.
Shorthand exam sittings remained steady for the 2009/10 academic year. There were 4468 sittings at speeds of 60-120wpm in 2009/10 compared to 4424 the previous year.