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EdTech in Focus: bksb

bksb Managing Director, Harvinder Atwal, was interviewed by plugd:in in April about her career and the inception of bksb. "I began working at West Nottinghamshire College almost 27 years ago. I started part time, as I had two small children at the time and the hours allowed me to work around my childcare commitments. The college even [...]

By | 2019-08-06T10:21:30+00:00 July 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on EdTech in Focus: bksb

Plans for Free ESOL Courses in London from Next Year

The Greater London Authority will use its Adult Education Budget to provide free English for speakers of other languages (ESOL courses) up to the level required for British citizenship. A new consultation on its Skills for Londoners Framework outlines a proposal to spend its adult education budget (AEB) to fully-fund ESOL courses provision up to [...]

By | 2019-08-06T10:33:34+00:00 April 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Plans for Free ESOL Courses in London from Next Year

Digital Skills: Minister Announces New Free Courses

Apprenticeship and skills minister announces that adults with few or no digital skills will be given access to free courses. The offer will comprise a range of new "essential digital skills" qualifications. The qualifications will be available from 2020, as well as digital functional skills qualifications, planned from 2021. According to the government, one in [...]

By | 2019-08-06T11:06:10+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digital Skills: Minister Announces New Free Courses

Coming soon! bksbLIVE 2 interface upgrade

As part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing the bksbLIVE 2 online learning platform, we are delighted to announce an interface upgrade due for launch at 5.30pm on 1 June 2018.  The changes will reflect feedback from users and follow the latest Google Material Design guidelines, offering a more user-friendly interface with quick and [...]

By | 2018-07-31T11:47:59+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coming soon! bksbLIVE 2 interface upgrade