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Functional Skills overview

In this introduction, the Subject Officer outlines the three components of Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills English, and the changes from the FS pilot in the accredited qualifications.

How the papers work

In this video, the Functional Skills English Chief Examiner outlines the requirements of the Level 1 and Level 2 Reading and Writing assessments.

Advice on the exam

In this video, the Functional Skills Assistant Chief Examiner delivers advice on how to approach the assessments with reference to the May 2010 Reading papers.

A teacher's experience

In this video, a teacher from the Functional Skills English pilot programme shares her department's approach to delivering FS English.

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