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Be a Cut Above the Rest with City and Guilds

1 in 5 office based employees are considering leaving their jobs to become their own boss in a more hands industry. And why not, according to City & Guilds Hairdressing is the second happiest occupation, can this be that more than 75,000 of them are their own boss?

£4 billion a year will also be directed to a new agency to provide skills and training.

Colleges and sixth forms will be helped to deliver the reforms needed to increase the training and education age to 18 by a £7 billion transfer to local authorities. The Government will also direct £4 billion annually to a new agency to improve skills and training for adults. The move will result in the dissolution of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) by 2010, and place responsibility on local authorities to offer all young people in their area a full range of qualifications.

Area review transition grants awarded at 31 May 2017

ESFA today (10 July) published their summary of transition grants awarded to further education and sixth-form colleges up to the end of May 2017.

Steven Hope: moving from chalk and talk to innovative delivery

FE News podcast with Steven Hope, Technology Enhanced Learning Manager at Leeds City College talking about inclusivity programmes for learners, making learning accessible to all through technology and why drastic action like knocking down walls has increased learner outcomes.

New co-chair of Apprenticeship Delivery Board is appointed by @AnneMilton

Claire Paul, Director of Leadership Development at the BBC has been appointed co-chair of the ADB - working alongside Trudy Harrison MP.

#FlexEconomy set to pump £12 billion into local economies by 2030

Flexible workspaces are set to contribute £12 billion to local economies in the UK over the next 10 years, according to the first socio-economic study of second-city and suburban workspaces. 

Securing the Qualifications Landscape: The 3 'R's

Sally Collier's keynote speech from the 27 February 2018 Ofqual Conference. 

Jennifer Coupland on T levels and Industry Placements

Jennifer Coupland, Director, Professional & Technical Education, Higher and Further Education Directorate, Department for Education talks to FE News about T levels and Industry Placements, both were we are now, and plans for the future.

Transport industry leading the way in apprenticeships

The transport industry is leading the way in unlocking brilliant careers and tackling the need for the engineers of the future, the Skills and Apprenticeships Minister set out today (July 19).


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