Monthly Archives: April 2016

New Developments for ICT Now: Initial Assessments

By | 2017-08-15T11:37:01+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, Product Update|

We have been busy developing our Initial Assessments for ICT Now. What's new?  NEW Initial Assessment: Images Initial Assessments are now fully compatible with mobile and tablet devices Updated content All Initial Assessments have audio When will the changes happen? We will be launching the new changes at the end of April. Do I need to do [...]

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bksb User Receives First ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted Report Under New Inspection Framework

By | 2017-08-15T11:38:45+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

bksbLIVE 2 user, Truro and Penwith College, has become the first college to be rated outstanding since Ofsted introduced its new Common Inspection Framework (CIF) in September. The college received the highest possible rating in six key areas including Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Inspectors found that governors, leaders and managers work relentlessly to ensure [...]

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Academies Show 2016: Nicky Morgan’s Speech

By | 2017-08-15T14:08:57+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

We had a great time at the Academies Show 2016 in London. Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, spoke about her vision of all schools becoming academies. We have outlined some of the key points from her speech: Why academies? Academy status doesn't automatically raise standards but it puts the power in your hands to achieve higher standards Academy [...]

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New Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education

By | 2017-08-15T11:40:36+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

The government has announced that Jonathan Slater will be taking over from Chris Wormald as Permanent Secretary for the Department for Education (DfE). Speaking about his new appointment, Jonathan Slater said: It's a tremendous honour to have been given the opportunity to lead this wonderful department, supporting Nicky Morgan and her ministerial teams in their efforts [...]

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