Monthly Archives: November 2016

Change in Post-16 English and Maths Requirements Looming?

By | 2017-08-15T09:54:58+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, News, post-16|

Skills Minister Robert Halfon has admitted that GCSE English and maths qualifications are not always the best option for further education students. Mr Halfon made the admission at the annual AoC conference as part of his keynote speech, explaining that a “credible, high-quality option” for learners who are unlikely to achieve in GCSE English and/or maths [...]

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Education Secretary: English and Maths a Key Challenge in FE

By | 2017-08-15T09:54:20+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, Further Education, News|

The Education Secretary highlighted improving the English and maths skills of post-16 learners as a key challenge as she spoke at the AoC Conference in November. Justine Greening confirmed her commitment to raising standards across the FE sector, stating that the right balance needs to be struck on “…a system that really pushes people, so we’re [...]

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bksb Shortlisted for Two Bett Awards

By | 2017-08-15T09:53:49+00:00 2016|Categories: Archive, Awards, News|

We’re delighted to announce that bksb has been selected as a finalist in two different categories at the Bett Awards 2017. Following on from our award last year for 'ICT Company of the Year', we are again nominated in this category as well as for ‘Higher Education / Further Education Digital Services'. Once again, bksb is the [...]

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