Monthly Archives: November 2014

Qualifications should remain “as stable as possible”

By | 2017-08-15T15:16:07+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Qualifications should remain “as stable as possible”, Ofqual Chief Glenys Stacey has warned Skills Minister Nick Boles. The statement comes as Mr Boles considers a major relaunch of Functional Skills qualifications. Ms Stacey – replying to a letter from the Skills Minister early last month, where he said that Functional Skills would “continue to be one [...]

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bksb Selected as Bett Awards 2015 Finalist

By | 2017-08-15T15:17:02+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, Awards, News|

It is with immense pride that we’re able to announce that bksb has been selected as a Bett Awards Finalist for 2015. Our outstanding solution for Functional Skills and GCSE English and Maths was a successful entrant into the ‘Best Whole Course Subject Curriculum Resource’ category. Bett Awards are perhaps the most prestigious accolade within the [...]

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Dame Asha Khemka Wins GG2 Leadership Award

By | 2017-11-20T13:55:58+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, Awards, News|

Dame Asha Khemka, Principal and Chief Executive of West Nottinghamshire College Group, has added a GG2 Leadership Award to her growing list of honours. Prime Minister David Cameron presented Dame Asha with the award for ‘Woman of the Year’ on Wednesday 5 November. The GG2 Leadership Awards were founded fifteen years ago to celebrate contributions from [...]

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No Change in Funding for Students Lacking GCSE English and Maths C Grades

By | 2017-08-15T15:18:29+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) have confirmed that there will be no change in the funding rates for learners without a good pass in GCSE English or GCSE Maths in 2015/16. Organisations will receive £480 per subject for these disadvantaged students, providing they’re full-time students. Equivalent reduced rates will be applied for part-time students without a [...]

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