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Make sure you take a look at the report from the Education and Training Foundation on employer views of qualifications in maths and English. See 'Making maths and English work for all' below.

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Functional Skills Specialist

Functional Skills Specialist
B-Skill Ltd. Location: West Yorkshire - mainly Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield areas. Basis: Full time, 40 hours per week. Salary: 22,000 - 23,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Training

English and Maths GCSE, iGCSE, AS and A2 Revision Days

English and Maths GCSE, iGCSE, AS and A2 Revision Days
Chatterton Tuition are running a range of revision programmes in North Yorkshire over the May half term holiday - find out more

New series of workshops for teachers of mathematics in the FE and Skills Sector

New series of workshops for teachers of mathematics in the FE and Skills Sector
The NCETM is running a series of free, one-day professional development courses for teachers, tutors and trainers working in all branches of the FE and training sector to increase the workforce's capacity and confidence to teach mathematics courses up to Level 2.

News

Adult literacies in Scotland:a survey of progress and priorities
Education Scotland are launching a review of progress in adult literacies over the last five years as well as identifying on-going priorities and challenges for the next five years. They are keen to seek the views of individuals and organisations.

Making maths and English work for all
From January to March 2015 The Education and Training Foundation undertook a major review of employer views of qualifications in maths and English. The study shows that Functional Skills are gaining widespread recognition across small and large employers, and are benefitting learners. However, there are steps government and others can take to accelerate the rise in employer recognition and further improve the relevance, rigour and value of these qualifications.

NIACE examines main party proposals for learning and skills
NIACE's manifesto, Skills for Prosperity, launched in June last year, detailed 6 priority actions for the next Government. As the main political parties for this year's General Election launch their manifestos, NIACE's senior team reflect on the proposals for learning skills and highlight what's missing.

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