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Cambridge Progression Maths and English assessment windows for 2014/15 are available below.
English and maths qualifications under Section 96 can be used to meet the study programmes and form part of the English and maths progression. Cambridge Progression qualifications are approved under section 96 for this purpose. A condition of the funding, requires providers to put learners without a GCSE grade A*- C on an English and maths programme.
To meet the funding condition, providers must use GCSE, Functional Skills or FSMQ. However, Functional Skills and FSMQ are seen as ‘stepping stones’ to GCSE and it is the intention that the requirement becomes GCSE only once the revised qualifications are in place. For study programmes, we position Cambridge Progression as additional support to help learners achieve the GCSE or Functional Skills threshold – so part of the programme rather than the main aim itself.
Thank you to our customers who completed The Education Training Foundation survey in support of Cambridge Progression.
We are working through SFA approval to ensure it remains eligible for funding in 2015-16. Under the current SFA rules, Entry level and Level 1 are eligible for funding.
Currently, Government policy is to fund only GCSE and Functional Skills at Level 2. This could change depending on the outcome of The Education and Training Foundation consultation.
Under the EFA rules, there is no change.
Just to recap for 2014/2015 - all of the Cambridge Progression Qualifications are still funded.
The new Cambridge Progression suite of qualifications are now available from Entry Level to Level 2 and focus on the fundamentals of adult learning in English and Maths - core skills and knowledge, simple assessment and a framework of bite-sized, credit-based units.
The qualifications can be delivered as a stand-alone programme or provide the foundation for other programmes of study such as English and maths GCSE or Functional Skills.
The qualifications are approved for students aged 14+ and currently recognised for delivery in England and Northern Ireland.
At OCR we understand there is a need to support English and maths tutors at every level. We want to support you to ensure that your learners reach the highest possible level of attainment. Our stimulating courses run by subject specialists will:
Due to customer demand and changes to government policy, new dates for English and maths CPD events are now available.
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