Monthly Archives: August 2016

GCSE Results 2016: Fall in Results Attributed to Resit Policy

By | 2017-08-15T13:56:05+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News|

The 2016 GCSE results show a fall of 2.1% in the pass rate, down to 66.9% for A*- C grades. The fall in overall results has been attributed to a policy in England to encourage more pupils to get A* - C grade GCSEs in maths and English. In 2014 the government decided that all 16 - [...]

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bksbLIVE 2 Update: A Guide to Triggers

By | 2017-08-15T10:27:11+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, Product Update|

We have released an update to bksbLIVE 2 called TRIGGERS. Under Admin Settings/Admin Dashboard, you will find ‘triggers’.  A trigger is something that is applied to a group of learners and is actioned when a learner (of that group) completes a part of their course or perhaps achieves a certain level. Examples might be: When a [...]

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bksb Reaches Gold Standard Again for Work Experience

By | 2017-08-15T14:20:43+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, Awards, News|

We are delighted to have been awarded 'Gold Standard' Work Experience accreditation from the Fair Train Organisation again for continuing our provision of high-quality work experience. Funded by UKCES, the Fair Train Work Experience Quality Standards have been developed in collaboration with a number of important education sector organisations including, the AoC, AELP and National Apprenticeship Service. [...]

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GCSE English End Tests

By | 2017-08-15T10:29:29+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, Product Update|

We are pleased to announce that GCSE English End Tests will be live from Friday (19/08/2016). For anyone who has used bksb’s Skill Checks for Functional Skills, the GCSE End Tests (ETs) will look and feel very familiar. Designed to assess a student’s understanding of the information within the associated Interactive Resource, ETs exist for all [...]

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