Monthly Archives: June 2016

New GCSE Maths and English Course

By | 2017-08-15T10:42:25+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, Product Update|

We will be releasing GCSE courses to cover the new specifications for examinations from 2017 this month, but our existing GCSE Maths and English Language courses will still be available next year for legacy resits. New GCSE Maths is split into 5 modular courses: Algebra; Geometry and Measures; Number; Probability; Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change. [...]

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Pat Glass Resigns as Education Shadow Secretary

By | 2017-08-15T14:04:25+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

The Shadow Education Secretary, Pat Glass, has resigned after just two days in the post. Ms Glass was appointed to succeed Lucy Powell on Monday. After announcing on Tuesday that she intended to stand down from the role "whenever the next  general election takes place", Glass has decided to quit her "dream job" sooner than planned. She [...]

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Congratulations to Darlington College

By | 2017-08-15T14:05:20+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

bksb user, Darlington College, have gone from an 'inadequate' to a 'good' Ofsted rating. Ofsted deemed the provider to be 'good' across the board and 'outstanding' in its delivery of adult learning programmes.   Tutors use initial assessment well, including for apprentices, to identify learning gaps and plan learning.  (Ofsted Report, 2016)  

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Pat Glass Announced as New Shadow Education Secretary

By | 2017-08-15T14:05:56+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

Following the resignation of Lucy Powell, Pat Glass has been announced as Labour's new Shadow Education Secretary. Following a career working in local education authorities, Ms Glass was elected to the House of Commons at the 2010 general election as the MP for North West Durham. She served as a member of the Education Select Committee from July [...]

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