GCSE Results 2016: Fall in Results Attributed to Resit Policy

The 2016 GCSE results show a fall of 2.1% in the pass rate, down to 66.9% for A*- C grades. The fall in overall results has been attributed to a policy in England to encourage more pupils to get A* - C grade GCSEs in maths and English. In 2014 the government decided that all 16 [...]

By | 2017-08-15T13:56:05+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Archive, News|Comments Off on GCSE Results 2016: Fall in Results Attributed to Resit Policy

bksbLIVE 2 Update: A Guide to Triggers

We have released an update to bksbLIVE 2 called TRIGGERS. Under Admin Settings/Admin Dashboard, you will find ‘triggers’.  A trigger is something that is applied to a group of learners and is actioned when a learner (of that group) completes a part of their course or perhaps achieves a certain level. Examples might be: When [...]

By | 2017-08-15T10:27:11+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Archive, News, Product Update|Comments Off on bksbLIVE 2 Update: A Guide to Triggers

bksb Reaches Gold Standard Again for Work Experience

We are delighted to have been awarded 'Gold Standard' Work Experience accreditation from the Fair Train Organisation again for continuing our provision of high-quality work experience. Funded by UKCES, the Fair Train Work Experience Quality Standards have been developed in collaboration with a number of important education sector organisations including, the AoC, AELP and National Apprenticeship [...]

By | 2017-08-15T14:20:43+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Archive, Awards, News|Comments Off on bksb Reaches Gold Standard Again for Work Experience

GCSE English End Tests

We are pleased to announce that GCSE English End Tests will be live from Friday (19/08/2016). For anyone who has used bksb’s Skill Checks for Functional Skills, the GCSE End Tests (ETs) will look and feel very familiar. Designed to assess a student’s understanding of the information within the associated Interactive Resource, ETs exist for [...]

By | 2017-08-15T10:29:29+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Archive, News, Product Update|Comments Off on GCSE English End Tests