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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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  • Teacher Assessed Grades

    Hello and welcome to Pearson’s blog on all things Functional Skills. This month has been all about TAGs and this blog will reflect on everything that has happened and how the policy will be implemented by Awarding Organisations (AOs) in general and Pearson specifically.

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