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  • Lessons Learnt Level 1 and 2 Maths 2020-21

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for November 2021. This month we will be looking at Functional Skills maths at Levels 1 and 2 and taking a look back at what we have learnt in 2020-21. 

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  • Speaking, Listening and Communicating

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for October 2021. This month we will be looking at Functional Skills English Speaking, Listening and Communicating focusing on supporting learners to develop their skills. 

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  • Functional Skills Pass Rates 2020/21

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for August 2021. As it the end of the academic year, we will be looking at the pass rates for Functional Skills 2020-21.  

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  • Ask the Chairs: Functional Skills Maths

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for July 2021. This month Pearson has been getting practitioners to ask questions of our Chairs of Maths Functional Skills, the chief examiners, if you will.

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  • Ask the Chairs: Functional Skills English

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for June 2021. This month Pearson has been getting practitioners to ask questions of our Chairs of English Functional Skills, the chief examiners, if you will. We also included the Head of Functional Skills Assessment as well, we didn’t want anyone to feel left out. We have quite a few questions to get through, so let’s crack on with it.

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