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We welcome the announcement from Ofqual on improving Functional Skills qualifications, especially looking at the comparability between awarding bodies. At OCR we have some changes to make to our qualifications, but we can reassure you that our focus remains on the validity of qualifications. To that end, we would certainly welcome a consistent and comparable approach for Functional Skills across all awarding bodies. We believe this will help to ensure qualifications are more valid and reliable, that they are better designed, and that the qualification will more effectively meet users’ needs.
If there are any changes to the teaching and learning of Functional Skills we will inform centres. To be kept up to date, sign up for e-mail updates.
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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Functional skills assessments in English and Maths are now available on-screen, on-demand.
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