Insight blog

  • Functional Skills and T-Levels

    Hello and welcome to a new year of Functional Skills blog, looking at all things Functional Skills. We start this year by looking at how Functional Skills can be used to complement the delivery of T-Levels and help develop the English and maths competencies of T Level learners.

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  • The Impact of Inclusion

    Hello and welcome to the last Functional Skills blog of 2022. This month sees the launch of season 4 of the Pearson podcast Insights Into Post 16 English and Maths.

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  • ESOL and Functional Skills Maths

    Hello and welcome to a new blog series focusing on Pearson Skills qualifications, featuring updates and important information on ESOL, ESW and EDSQ qualification suites.

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  • Functional Skills Pass Rates 2021/22

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s Functional Skills blog for August 2022. As it is the end of the academic year, we will be looking at the pass rates for Functional Skills 2021/22. In addition, we will also be looking at the average marking times for our Functional Skills assessments. 

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  • Festival of Functionality

    Hello and welcome to this month’s Functional Skills blog. In September and October 2022, Pearson will be hosting Festival of Functionality, a series of online events to support tutors of Functional Skills, ESOL and EDSQ provisions and help prepare them for the new academic year of delivery. This will be our largest CPD event with over 20 hours of CPD and updates available for tutors and managers, free of charge.

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