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Higher Technical Education – the Answer to the Missing Middle? #STEM
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This is the rise of the humans! Dispelling the myths about the robot uprising
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#Edtech - The Journey From Fear to Fantastic
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#LifelongLearning in the Age of Specialisation
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Snake oil and scaremongers - Reality versus hysteria on new ESFA rules
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FE Voices

If you could redesign the education system from scratch, to make it fit for the 21st century, what would you do?

Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer, The Envisioners

We're still preparing people for the Victorian production line. We're teaching kids not to speak out of turn and not to question. We squash creativity. We teach skills that are a commodity in today's technological world. For example, we...

Another record breaking month for employment, driven by the self-employed and older workers

Tony Wilson, director of the Institute for Employment Studies (IES)

Labour Market Statistics, July 2019: Another record breaking month, driven by the self-employed and older workers As with the last few months, today’s jobs figures look like a sea of tranquillity.  Employment is up ever so...

Featured Articles

Toby Baker, Programme Manager on the education team at Nesta

How will an #EdTech Testbed help our col…

Jul 17, 2019 / Featured Article

Nesta is launching an ‘EdTech Innovation Testbed’, in partnership with the Department for Education, to help colleges and schools to try out technology products and support EdTech tools to generate more robust evidence in real settings.  Trying out new technology in colleges and schools is hard. Of course, there are many hundreds...

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Celebrating 10 Years of Dirt School: The…

Jul 11, 2019 / FE Video

Dirt School has been delivering the Borders Academy of Sporting Excellence (BASE) Mountain Biking course in conjunction with Borders College for an incredible ten years now - but not many people will realise the rich history behind the course.  Dirt School, founded by Chris Ball, started the Scottish Downhill...

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Sector News

Design students from Bedford College are…

Jul 17, 2019 / Sector News

Two graphic design students from Bedford College attended the prestigious Plaisters Hall in the City of London to receive £750 in prize money from the Worshipful Company of Glovers’ safety poster competition held earlier this year. The awards were presented by Oriole Cullen, Head of Modern Textiles and Fashion at the...

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