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Functional Skills Qualifications

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the outcomes of the first 1,000 pilots of the Functional Skills qualifications. (247240)

The Functional Skills pilot is being managed by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and will last for three years. It started in September 2007 and ends in 2010. QCA are evaluating the pilot throughout that period and will be publishing summaries of the evaluation reports.