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The fast moving news and information channel for teachers, managers and supporters of functional skills and GCSE maths & English, digital skills, ESOL, employability and SEND.

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has announced that the maths and English qualification exit requirements for T Levels will be removed.

The government and Ofqual have confirmed contingency plans in the event that exams planned next summer are unable to take place.

The subject content, aims and learning objectives for digital functional skills qualifications from 2021 have now been published.

Find out what FE practitioners have discovered about the impact misinformation is having in COVID-19 times, and how their action research project has had a positive influence on the wellbeing of essential digital skills learners.

A new national numeracy programme will give people who don’t have at least a GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent in maths access to free, flexible courses to improve their maths.

The Skills for Life Alliance consists of leading researchers, delivery organisations and sector specialists, and is exploring what affects participation in basic skills learning.

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