Monthly Archives: July 2016

GCSE 2017 Courses Are Now Live

By | 2017-08-15T14:15:02+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, Product Update|

GCSE courses to cover the new specifications for examinations from 2017 are now LIVE!  Don't worry if you have some learners needing to resit their examinations, we have kept the previous GCSE Maths and English Language courses. You'll find these courses under GCSE English and GCSE Maths Legacy.  The new courses are modular:  GCSE English Reading Writing [...]

Comments Off on GCSE 2017 Courses Are Now Live

Robert Halfon Given Apprenticeships and Skills Brief

By | 2017-11-20T12:44:35+00:00 2016|Categories: Apprenticeships, Archive, News|

The Department for Education has now taken control of skills, apprenticeships and higher education in an expansion of its remit. The Hawlow MP Robert Halfon has been appointed as a Minister of State at the Department for Education (DfE). He succeeds Nick Boles who quit from the role last week. He has expressed his delight this [...]

Comments Off on Robert Halfon Given Apprenticeships and Skills Brief

bksb’s Managing Director wins Business Woman of the Year at the British Indian Awards

By | 2017-08-15T14:00:13+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, Awards, News|

Harvinder Atwal pictured alongside the other award winners (seventh from the right) We are delighted and proud to announce that bksb's Managing Director, Harvinder Atwal, has been named Business Woman of the Year at the prestigious British Indian Awards. The awards, which recognise successful business people of Indian heritage, look to capture the multicultural and entrepreneurial [...]

Comments Off on bksb’s Managing Director wins Business Woman of the Year at the British Indian Awards

Department for Education taking over FE, Skills and Higher Education

By | 2017-08-15T10:37:04+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, Further Education, News, post-16|

The Department for Education's (DfE) responsibility for education and skills currently cuts off when pupils reach the age of 18, with further and higher education sectors under the remit of the Department for Business Innovation (BIS). It has now been decided that the DfE will take over responsibility for these sectors. It follows a long period [...]

Comments Off on Department for Education taking over FE, Skills and Higher Education