The Skills Awards 2019 Winners

The Skills Awards ran for its second time this year. Focused specifically on the delivery of English and Maths, The Skills Awards aims to reward the quality and diversity of educational delivery and achievement in the best educational establishments, along with the most dedicated members of the teaching profession. There were three categories to enter this year [...]

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Over 400 delegates attend The Skills Conference 2019

Over 400 delegates attended The Skills Conference 2019 to discuss and debate key information on Functional Skills, including the reform on English and maths qualifications. Hosted by award-winning company bksb, the conference took place on the 12th March at the King Power Stadium in Leicester. Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of AELP, started the conference with [...]

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English and maths pass rate drops for GCSE resits

The pass rate for students getting a grade 4 or above has fallen since November 2018. Students who do not manage to achieve at least a grade 4 in GCSE English or maths when they leave school will have to resit the exam again in the summer. Under the condition of funding rules, those with [...]

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Queen’s New Year honours 2019

86 people have been awarded honours for their outstanding contributions to education, children's services, and improving social mobility. 23 of those are leading figures from the FE and skills sector. The New Year’s Honours List 2019 recognises the contributions of those who work in the education and children’s services including headteachers, social workers, foster carers, those [...]

By | 2019-01-11T11:06:32+00:00 January 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Queen’s New Year honours 2019