Functional skills review: Nick Boles letter to Glenys Stacey

Nick Boles writes to Ofqual to discuss English and maths functional skills qualifications.

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Minister of State for Skills and Equalities Nick Boles asks for advice on the findings of Ofqual’s review and help on rebranding the qualifications. In the letter, he emphasizes the importance of a reliable test of literacy and numeracy skills for students who are not able to achieve a GCSE.

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Published 7 October 2014