Insights provide a platform for sharing our views and research on the big education topics that impact assessment around the globe.

Functional Skills - What will they add up to?

Paul Steer, Head of Policy at OCR, considers the possible impact of the new Functional Skills qualifications and an Advanced Maths Premium. How will student choices be influenced, and what will be the effect not only on the numbers studying maths but on other subjects and qualifications?

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It’s all about choices

Paul Steer, Head of Policy at OCR, insists we must welcome the new proposals for careers advice which may not be perfect but have to be an improvement on where we are now and which include a commitment to providing advice to students about the new T Levels.

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