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Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service Speaking about Ascentis English & Maths Stepping Stones
Ascentis has a fantastic suite of English and Maths Stepping Stones qualifications which enable learners to focus on specific skills, build their confidence and progress onto further learning. This testimonial video features Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service who outline the benefits to them and their learners of using these qualifications.
The City of Liverpool College Speaking about Ascentis Access to Higher Education
Access to HE with Ascentis - We Make a Difference. Watch our Testimonial and hear how it makes a difference to learners and the opportunities it brings.
“We are very pleased that we made the move to Ascentis for all our ESOL exams. The exams are appropriate for our learners, and lecturers find the marking manageable. As an organisation, Ascentis is a pleasure to work with. Our queries are always dealt with quickly and we are extremely well supported by our verifier.”
“We have thoroughly enjoyed our first year with Ascentis. There has been support of a high quality throughout the academic year. Support has been provided through a variety of roles including the quality managers, lead EQA’s and subject moderators.”
“We have been delighted with the impact Ascentis Extended Awards in Mathematical Skills (Stepping Stones) have had on our student’s progression towards their functional skills mathematics as well as preparing them for the completion of their GCSE. It has taught them the essential skills in mathematics which enabled them to deal with the practical problems and challenges of life – at home, in education and at work. These skills are valued by employers and further education, and are a platform on which to build other employability skills. We are also very impressed with the level of service and commitment shown by the staff of Ascentis, they are always available to help whenever help is needed.”
“The transparency and support of Ascentis has been refreshing. Our moderation process has been a pleasure and developmental feedback has always been welcomed.”
Ascentis are offering a free half day course aimed at centre staff who are delivering Ascentis qualifications. The Assessor and IQA course will run back to back. The Assessor course will start at 09:30 am and end at 12:30 pm and the IQA course will start at 1:30 pm and end at 4:30 pm. This course has been arranged for both Assessors and Internal Verifiers who are either new to the role or would like a refresher of knowledge and understanding in relation to assessments, procedures and expectations.
The purpose of the Assessor course is to look at Ascentis expectations in relation to assessment, including the responsibilities and requirements of assessment, the assessment cycle, the recording of the assessment process, standardisation and the best practise in portfolio building.
The purpose of the IQA course is to look at Ascentis procedures and expectations in relation to internal quality assurance including documentation and managing external quality assurance activities as required by Ascentis. There will be a small test at the end of the training, which will enable delegates to internally verify Ascentis qualifications if they pass.
Ascentis are offering a free online webinar aimed at centre staff who are delivering Ascentis qualifications. The Assessor and IQA webinar will start at 15:00 and end at 16:30 . This course has been arranged for both Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers who are either new to the role or would like a refresher of knowledge and understanding in relation to Ascentis assessments, procedures and expectations.
The webinar looks at Ascentis expectations in relation to assessment, including the responsibilities and requirements of assessment, the assessment cycle, the recording of the assessment process, standardisation and the best practise in portfolio building.
It also looks at Ascentis procedures and expectations in relation to internal quality assurance including documentation and managing external quality assurance activities as required by Ascentis.
All delegates will recieve a certificate of attendance.
Joining information and resources will be sent to delegates prior to the webinar.
Ascentis invites you to attend our event
Empowering Learners to Succeed – English and Maths Stepping Stones 2019
Jurys Inn Birmingham
Our keynote speaker Beej Kaczmarczyk will be speaking on ‘How to improve the quality of English and Maths in study programmes and Apprenticeships’.
We will be discussing the new additions to our English and Maths Stepping Stones qualifications, sector updates and funding information.
We will also have one of our centres discussing how they use our qualifications and the benefits to their learners.
This event is FREE to attend.
Refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided.
All attendees will be entered into a Prize Draw on the day.
This event is a great opportunity to meet with Ascentis staff and network with other providers.
Whether you are hearing of Ascentis for the first time or looking to expand your provision with us, everyone is welcome.
Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment!