The bksb Tour 2015: A resounding success

20 July 2015

bksb Tour 2015July can only mean one thing; the bksb Tour is over for another year. Almost 900 delegates attended the Tour this year, hearing from our professionals about the developments and changes coming up within the next few months – not least the newly-released bksbLIVE 2 platform.

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bksb welcome High Commissioner of India, His Excellency, Mr Ranjan Mathai, to their Head Office

03 June 2015

High Commissioner of India, His Excellency, Mr Ranjan Mathai visits bksb

The High Commissioner of India, His Excellency, Mr Ranjan Mathai, and his First Secretary (Education), Mrs Madhu Sethi, visited the bksb office yesterday (2 June).

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FE Week Reports on The Skills Conference 2015

11 March 2015

Ofsted's Marina Gaze speaking at The Skills Conference 2015.FE Week has reported the wide range of issues and topics raised at The Skills Conference 2015, which was held in Leicester last week (Tuesday 3 March). A number of high profile educationalists spoke at the event, including Marina Gaze from Ofsted, who highlighted the fact that low numeracy and literacy levels is not just an issue for learners.

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The Skills Conference 2015 attracts 400 education professionals

06 March 2015

bksb Managing Director Harvinder Atwal speaking at The Skills Conference.

The Skills Conference returned for a seventh year on Tuesday (3 March) at The King Power Stadium in Leicester.

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bksb Selected as Education Resources Awards 2015 Finalist

16 February 2015

bksb selected as Education Resources Awards FinalistFor the second time this academic year, bksb has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious industry accolade. The Education Resources Awards (ERAs), held annually, celebrate outstanding suppliers and individuals from the UK’s education sector, and our market-leading solution for Functional Skills and GCSE English and Maths has made the grade in the ‘Whole Curriculum Resource (including ICT)’ category.

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bksb Selected as Bett Awards 2015 Finalist

13 November 2014

bksb Selected as Bett Awards FinalistIt is with immense pride that we’re able to announce that bksb has been selected as a Bett Awards Finalist for 2015. Our outstanding solution for Functional Skills and GCSE English and Maths was a successful entrant into the ‘Best Whole Course Subject Curriculum Resource’ category.

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The Skills Conference 2015: Save The Date

03 September 2014

The Skills Conference 2015 LogoWe’re delighted to announce that on 3 March 2015, The Skills Conference will return for its seventh year. Six months ago almost 350 delegates attended The Skills Conference 2014 and in 2015, the event is set to be even bigger, and better.

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bksb show off their skills on the field

09 June 2014

bksb teamOn Friday (9 June), bksb staff took part in the West Nottinghamshire College World Cup 2014, at the college’s main campus in Mansfield.

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The Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the Department for Work and Pensions and the Deputy Prime Minister's Office visit bksb

22 May 2014

VisitOn Thursday 15 May, officials from the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Department for Work and Pensions and Deputy Prime Minister's Office visited bksb to hear how the company has grown from its humble beginnings at West Nottinghamshire College through to the present day, as well as see the company’s goals for the future.

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bksb Tour 2014: Functional Skills or GCSE - How About an eLearning Solution for Both?

26 March 2014

Delegates at a Tour EventThroughout May and June, the bksb team will once again be touring the country, offering information, advice and guidance to educational practitioners. Every single one of our 18 sessions will be completely free to attend, so why not book your place now?

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The Skills Conference 2014 - Biggest and Best Yet

07 March 2014

The Skills Conference 2014On Tuesday (4 March) up to 350 delegates attended The Skills Conference 2014 at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.

The event was hosted by bksb, the UK’s most popular online Functional Skills solution, for the sixth time, and brought together some of the country’s most influential education professionals, and leading authorities and experts in learning and skills.

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bksb welcome the Minister for Skills and Enterprise to Bett 2014

27 January 2014

Matthew Hancock MP at the bksb standBett celebrated its 30th birthday in style with the 2014 instalment of its annual learning technology exhibition.

With more than 400 speakers, over 700 exhibitors and around 30,000 visitors, the Bett Show 2014 was the biggest and best yet. Some famous faces were in attendance including Education Secretary Michael Gove MP, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Bob Geldof and Matthew Hancock MP, who on Friday paid a visit to the bksb stand.

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Our Week at Bett 2014

26 January 2014

The bksb stand at Bett 2014

We enjoyed a productive few days at Bett 2014 - here's some images from our week.


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Don't Miss The Skills Conference 2014

23 January 2014

The Skills Conference Logobksb’s annual event for the Functional Skills sector is fast approaching. 2014 will be the sixth year in which we have held our largest event, and this year it’s set to be bigger than ever.

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bksb @ Bett 2014

21 January 2014

Bett LogoBett is the world’s largest exhibition for learning technology and attracts thousands of visitors every year. This year there are more seminars and conferences than ever before, with bespoke CPD accredited summits and ‘Learn Live’ theatres, in addition to a busy Arena programme and numerous networking opportunities.

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Book your place on 'The Skills Conference 2014'

07 October 2013

The Skills Conference 2014 LogoWe are pleased to announce that 'The Skills Conference 2014' will be taking place on 4th March 2014. Please save the date in your diaries! To find out more information about 'The Skills Conference 2014' or to book your place as either a delegate or an exhibitor at the conference, please click here.

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Nearly 1,000 delegates came along to the bksb functional skills tour

28 June 2013

bksb Functional Skills tour has now concludedOur recent functional skills tour has now concluded and we would like to thank the 945 delegates who came along to the 22 events held across 17 cities. We do hope that you found the events interesting, enjoyable and informative. Holding regional events is an important part of our strategy to help raise functional skills standards across the country.

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