DfE relaxes functional skills rule for apprentices

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The government has suspended the requirement for level 2 apprentices to achieve their functional skills qualification. This morning, Ofqual confirmed that students due to take functional skills assessments this summer would receive a calculated grade in most cases due to Covid-19.

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