Monthly Archives: March 2015

Education and Training Foundation Report shows Functional Skills are Valued

By | 2017-08-15T12:05:43+00:00 2015|Categories: Archive, News|

Functional Skills are valuable qualifications according to research from the Education and Training Foundation.  The ‘Making Maths and English Work for All’ review engaged with 1395 individuals including employers, learners and practitioners, asking for opinions and concerns regarding non-GCSE English and maths provision. The vast majority of respondents to the survey felt that practical English and [...]

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FE Week Reports on The Skills Conference 2015

By | 2017-08-15T12:06:24+00:00 2015|Categories: Archive, News|

FE Week has reported the wide range of issues and topics raised at The Skills Conference 2015, which was held in Leicester last week (Tuesday 3 March). A number of high profile educationalists spoke at the event, including Marina Gaze from Ofsted, who highlighted the fact that low numeracy and literacy levels is not just an [...]

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The Skills Conference 2015 attracts 400 education professionals

By | 2017-08-15T12:07:12+00:00 2015|Categories: Archive, News|

The Skills Conference returned for a seventh year on Tuesday (3 March) at The King Power Stadium in Leicester. The event, hosted by bksb, is one of the largest education conferences in the country, and gives delegates the chance to hear from some of the country’s most influential and well-respected professionals within the education sector. bksb [...]

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