Free events to prepare for the functional skills reforms – coming to a city near you!

For the ninth consecutive year, we are delighted to announce that we will be heading out across the country on the bksb Tour. These events are designed to increase your knowledge of bksb and promote a best practice approach to English and maths delivery. A key focus will obviously be on demonstrating our new assessments and [...]

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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

Hundreds of delegates attend The Skills Conference 2018

Hundreds of delegates attended The Skills Conference 2018 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 6th March at the King Power Stadium in Leicester. Dame Asha Khemka, Principal and Chief Executive at West Nottinghamshire [...]

By | 2018-03-12T11:30:12+00:00 March 9th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hundreds of delegates attend The Skills Conference 2018

Maths and English Functional Skills Qualification Reforms

The Department for Education has published a consultation on the proposed subject content for English and maths Functional Skills. The qualifications were introduced in 2010 and improvements are being made to ensure they equip students with the right skills and knowledge they need to prepare them for work, and to improve their recognition and credibility [...]

By | 2018-03-12T11:29:50+00:00 March 9th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maths and English Functional Skills Qualification Reforms