Education in the Time of Covid-19

(with apologies to Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

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

Like many of you I’m sure, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time over the last nine weeks discussing the current situation with colleagues in education predicting the impact and ramifications of Covid on our sector. With all the normal caveats of a fast-moving and uncertain situation firmly in place, this is a summary of these conversations and looks at the bigger topics of discussion.