Monthly Archives: January 2014

bksb welcome the Minister for Skills and Enterprise to Bett 2014

By | 2014-01-27T11:17:45+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Bett 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 [...]

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Upgrade Your Skills or Lose Your Benefits – Labour

By | 2014-01-26T11:21:28+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Jobseekers Claimants who lack basic English, maths and ICT skills should be made to take up training or lose their benefits, Labour says. The logic behind the calls stem from the fact that poor Functional Skills levels of many jobseekers are stopping them from getting work. Should the Labour Party come to power in the next [...]

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Don’t Miss The Skills Conference 2014

By | 2014-01-23T11:22:56+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

bksb’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. On 4 March, we will be welcoming some of the UK’s leading specialists in teaching and learning to join with us [...]

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bksb @ Bett 2014

By | 2014-01-21T11:26:41+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

Bett 2014 begins on 22 January and bksb are excited to be exhibiting. Bett 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 [...]

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Asha Khemka awarded Damehood in New Year’s Honours

By | 2014-01-08T11:27:33+00:00 2014|Categories: Archive, News|

The Principal of West Nottinghamshire College has been appointed a Dame in the New Year's Honours list. Dame Asha Khemka, head of WNC since 2006, came to the UK from India at the age of 25 with no formal qualifications. Her remarkable rise to the top of the Further Education sector has seen her collect numerous [...]

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