Attend a bksb Tour Event Near You!

21 March 2017

In April and May, we’ll be visiting seven cities around the UK as part of the annual bksb Tour. As always, each and every session will be free to attend, and this year, our seminars are designed for new bksb users, current users who only have a basic knowledge of the solution, and organisations who … Continue reading Attend a bksb Tour Event Near You!

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Over 400 Delegates Attend The Skills Conference 2017

09 March 2017

The Skills Conference 2017 Keynote Session

  Functional Skills is an important qualification for learners and employers, and the reforms that are currently in process will increase their relevance further – that was a key message at The Skills Conference, which welcomed over 400 education professionals from around the UK on 7 March. Dame Asha Khemka, Principal and Chief Executive at … Continue reading Over 400 Delegates Attend The Skills Conference 2017

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16-18 Education Faces the Largest Funding Cuts

28 February 2017

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According to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, spending on education for 16-18 year olds has faced cuts too often, while most of the education sector has seen increased funding per pupil over the last 30 years. A report published in February suggests that Further Education and Sixth Forms have been “continually squeezed”, and that by … Continue reading 16-18 Education Faces the Largest Funding Cuts

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Key Educators Call for Change in English & Maths Policy

20 February 2017

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A number of prominent education professionals have called for the government’s GCSE English and Maths resit policy to be changed at a meeting hosted by the TES and UKFEchat. The group discussed the future of post-16 English and maths at length, and the overriding opinion was that although current policy regarding mandatory English and maths … Continue reading Key Educators Call for Change in English & Maths Policy

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