Welcome to bksb India : Outstanding essential skills solutions
About bksb India
bksb produce outstanding online solutions for improving English language, mathematics and ICT skills. These are the ‘essential skills’ that help individuals to survive and prosper in their careers and everyday life.
Trusted by thousands of organisations and millions of students around the world, the bksb products provide your organisation with a truly outstanding tool for developing the essential skills of your students, plus lots more besides.
Each student is treated as an individual, taking assessments which ascertain their current level and specific skill gaps. They can then access a comprehensive range of learning resources to focus on and improve in the areas that need most help. This self-learning approach motivates by highlighting strengths and avoiding those areas in which they are already confident.
We believe that many people, from all walks of life, are held back because of a lack of the fundamental English, maths and ICT skills needed to function in the modern world. bksb supports organisations and individuals to raise their skills, improve their confidence and fulfil their potential.
Products Available in India & Case Studies
(English & maths)
The Initial Assessment is in line with the updated Core Curriculum and also tracks the functional skills standards. It provides a clear indication of a learner’s current English and mathematics level.
Diagnostic Assessments (English & maths)
The Diagnostic Assessments provide a percentage score and produce an interactive ILP which highlights skill gaps and directs a learner to the appropriate resources they need to fill those gaps.
Interactive Learning Resources (English & maths)
bksb’s interactive Learning Resources provide teaching and learning for the essential underpinning knowledge in all the subject areas of English and mathematics.
(English & maths)
Following the Learning Resources which are used to close an identified skill gap, confirmation of competency can be gained via the interactive bksb Skill Checks.
The interactive ICT Initial Assessment, covering entry level 3 to level 2, has been designed to assess users against the ICT functional skills criteria through a series of tasks in each application.
The ICT resources are based on the Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 versions. They are short tasks for the learner to complete supported by information packs to teach any gaps.
The bksb initial assessment in ESOL has been designed to identify ESOL learners’ levels in the three skills of reading, writing and listening while also offering a predicted grade for speaking based on the results.
Quick and concise, interactive, self-marking assessment that identifies the ways in which individuals or groups of learners prefer to learn.
Uses VAK theory (Visual, Auditory, Kinaesthetic).
Interactive Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Assessment
The PLTS Assessment comprises of an interactive initial assessment and 6 evidence-generating activities designed to develop the skills needed to gain and retain a job.
Dyslexia Quick Check
The bksb Quick Check is an interactive screener to identify those learners who might benefit from a comprehensive dyslexia assessment administered by a qualified dyslexia specialist.