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FREE

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS EVENTS

bksb is coming to a city near you As part of our ongoing initiatives to support you towards high achievement for functional skills English, mathematics and ICT, bksb is delighted to announce that we are once again offering a number of FREE events to support education providers. Following the highly successful events in 2011, which saw around 500 people attend, the 2012 events will be held in the cities listed below in May. The FREE bksb Functional Skills Tour events are being held to meet with high demand from around the country. They will focus on how your organisation can achieve outstanding functional skills outcomes. • • • • •

Understand the key concepts of functional skills, without an overload of peripheral information Gain insights into how to put in place a whole-organisation approach to functional skills See the outstanding new online platform bksbLIVE, which provides a truly learner-centric approach to assessment and development Understand how this solution can be fundamental to your functional skills success

• LONDON • MANCHESTER • CARDIFF • BIRMINGHAM • NEWCASTLE Mon 14th May

Fri 18th May EXTRA SESSION ADDED

Thur 24th May

Tue 29th May EXTRA SESSION ADDED

call: 01623 413333 email: enquiries@bksb.co.uk

http://bit.ly/bksbtour

Thur 31st May


PROGRAMME OF THE DAY - AM • MANCHESTER • BIRMINGHAM Delegates are welcome to attend for just one of the sessions, or both, depending on their particular needs. 09.10 – 09.30

ARRIVAL and COFFEE

09.30 – 10.10

SESSION ONE:

This session will explain the key concepts of functional skills, and offer guidance on how to embed a whole-organisation approach. It will look at functional skills examination papers in order to set the scene for what skills learners will need to develop. 10.10 – 10.30

COFFEE and REFRESHMENTS

A chance to network and have a chat with the bksb team about how we can support you and your learners. 10.30 – 11.30

SESSION TWO:

This session will provide some brief background to the bksb solution, then go on to cover new developments and innovations such as:

• bksbLIVE: The outstanding online functional skills platform which guides learners through a journey of assessment, • development and achievement. • Brand new Diagnostic Assessments in which almost all questions are part of a functional scenario. • functional skills standards and link into a huge range of targeted, interactive learning resources. For those who have an interest in other specific areas of skills assessment and development:

• ESOL Initial Assessment, Diagnostic Assessment • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Initial Assessment and evidence generating activities • Dyslexia Quick Check 11.30 – 11.50

NETWORKING AND CLOSE

They are mapped to the


PROGRAMME OF THE DAY - PM Full

Full

• LONDON • MANCHESTER • CARDIFF • BIRMINGHAM • NEWCASTLE Delegates are welcome to attend for just one of the sessions, or both, depending on their particular needs. 13.00 – 13.20

ARRIVAL and COFFEE

13.20 – 14.00

SESSION ONE:

This session will explain the key concepts of functional skills, and offer guidance on how to embed a whole-organisation approach. It will look at functional skills examination papers in order to set the scene for what skills learners will need to develop. 14.00 – 14.20

COFFEE and REFRESHMENTS

A chance to network and have a chat with the bksb team about how we can support you and your learners. 14.20 – 15.20

SESSION TWO:

This session will provide some brief background to the bksb solution, then go on to cover new developments and innovations such as:

• bksbLIVE: The outstanding online functional skills platform which guides learners through a journey of assessment, • development and achievement. • Brand new Diagnostic Assessments in which almost all questions are part of a functional scenario. • functional skills standards and link into a huge range of targeted, interactive learning resources. For those who have an interest in other specific areas of skills assessment and development:

• ESOL Initial Assessment, Diagnostic Assessment • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Initial Assessment and evidence generating activities • Dyslexia Quick Check 15.20 – 15.45

NETWORKING AND CLOSE

They are mapped to the


BOOKING FORM: To book your FREE place on any of the regional skills events, please simply complete the form below. Monday 14th May

London - Thistle City Barbican PM ONLY

Friday 18th May

Manchester - The Portland Hotel by Thistle AM

Thursday 24th May

Cardiff - The Parc Hotel by Thistle PM ONLY

Tuesday 29th May

Birmingham - Thistle Birmingham City AM

Thursday 31st May

Newcastle - Country Hotel by Thistle PM ONLY

PM

PM

FULL!

FULL!

Lead Delegate Name: Organisation: Telephone: Email: Address:

Additional Delegates: Optional (max 3) Name: Email: Name: Email: Name: Email: Additional Requirements:

Please return this form by FAX to 01623 646376, scan and email to george.andreou@bksb.co.uk or book online at http://bit.ly/bksbtour

Free Functional Skills Events  

bksb is coming to a city near you As part of our ongoing initiatives to support you towards high achievement for functional skills English,...