Change in Post-16 English and Maths Requirements Looming?

Skills Minister Robert Halfon has admitted that GCSE English and maths qualifications are not always the best option for further education students. Mr Halfon made the admission at the annual AoC conference as part of his keynote speech, explaining that a “credible, high-quality option” for learners who are unlikely to achieve in GCSE English and/or [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:54:58+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Archive, News, post-16|Comments Off on Change in Post-16 English and Maths Requirements Looming?

Education Secretary: English and Maths a Key Challenge in FE

The Education Secretary highlighted improving the English and maths skills of post-16 learners as a key challenge as she spoke at the AoC Conference in November. Justine Greening confirmed her commitment to raising standards across the FE sector, stating that the right balance needs to be struck on “…a system that really pushes people, so [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:54:20+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Archive, Further Education, News|Comments Off on Education Secretary: English and Maths a Key Challenge in FE

bksb Shortlisted for Two Bett Awards

We’re delighted to announce that bksb has been selected as a finalist in two different categories at the Bett Awards 2017. Following on from our award last year for 'ICT Company of the Year', we are again nominated in this category as well as for ‘Higher Education / Further Education Digital Services'. Once again, bksb is [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:53:49+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Archive, Awards, News|Comments Off on bksb Shortlisted for Two Bett Awards

bksbLIVE 2 Update: New Reports Added

We have now released some new reports as listed below: End Test Report This can be accessed via the "End Test" report group and provides a breakdown of a group’s results for specific “End Tests”. GCSE 2017 Maths Summary This can be accessed via the "Diagnostic Reports" report group and provides reporting on learner results [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:59:36+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Archive, News, Product Update|Comments Off on bksbLIVE 2 Update: New Reports Added