Customer Update (last updated 04/07/19):
We are delighted to announce that the Beta version of the new bksb Functional Skills reforms products are now available. A ‘Beta’ version contains most of the major features, but will be added to/improved based on user feedback.
- As part of a phased roll-out, this access is intended for tutor familiarisation and training. Although students will be able to use the new assessments, we would recommend that full access to large groups is granted from August. This is due to essential cloud infrastructure scaling. bksb will be testing the infrastructure for resilience over the month of July in preparation for the new academic year and this testing could result in small amounts of downtime should changes need to be made.
- The new assessments use a question bank. More questions will be added over the next month to further enhance the content.
- Tutors will have to add the new courses in the usual way (see more details on the video below), and can then assign the new courses to students.
- You will, of course, still have access to the existing assessments and resources, which are labelled as ‘Legacy’. The new courses are labelled ‘Reforms’.
IMPORTANT: Please watch this guidance video prior to accessing the new products: