Insight

  • Reformed Functional Skills | Standard Setting

    Hello and welcome to an update on the reform of Functional Skills English and Maths.

    This September saw the introduction of the Pearson reformed Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths. There have been changes to both content and assessment structure from the legacy qualifications to the reformed qualifications, however there was no intention from the regulator Ofqual, for there to be a change in the standard of the qualifications.

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  • Reformed Functional Skills | Entry Level

    Hello and welcome to an update on the reform of Functional Skills English and maths.

    As with the rest of the suite, reformed Entry Level Functional Skills were introduced in September 2019 and with the reform came numerous changes to the assessments.

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  • Reformed Functional Skills | Standardisation explained

    Welcome to an update on the reform of Functional Skills English and maths.

    Our paper based assessments at Level 1 and 2 for Maths and English are now live for booking and the first tests have taken place. In addition, our Entry Level tests are now live for Mathematics on our secure site for download.

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