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Emlyon Business School becomes a benefit corporation, increasing focus on social and environmental responsibility emlyon business school, now officially a benefit corporation, is building its SER commitment into each of its initiatives: The school is ma

Emlyon business school (@EMLYON), now officially a benefit corporation, is building its SER commitment into each of its initiatives:  The school is making SDG 10-Reduced Inequalities the core focus of the coming academic year and launching a mandatory "climate action" course as part of the MSc in Management - Grande Ecole program.

We need to accelerate the green jobs agenda through concrete action

A post-pandemic world which focuses on a green recovery and building back better presents a huge opportunity to reset the economy and unlock hundreds of thousands of skilled and purpose-led green jobs in the coming years. At the same time, the Government is making a number of ambitious commitments to tackle climate change – this will require the right people in place with the right capabilities to deliver. To achieve this, we need to start taking action now if we’re to successfully build a workforce that can tackle climate change.

What is the JCVI advice on COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 12 to 15?

The JCVI has reviewed the evidence on vaccinating children aged 12 to 15 who do not have underlying health conditions that put them at increased risk from severe COVID-19.

Edtech can help close growing attainment gap

Many reports over the past few months revealed attainment gaps have steadily grown since the pandemic began, including in FE. It’s clear that students have suffered from changes to schooling norms, now closures and online lessons may be sprung upon them at any time.

How intelligent AI chatbot technology is transforming the higher education admissions process

Aberdeen University (@aberdeenuni) transforms clearing process with AI chatbot technology Clearing is not just stressful for students but for staff and workers too. So to help handle the overwhelming number of clearing queries they receive annually, several universities are now optimising the process by employing powerful chatbot technology.

Are we seeing a two speed recovery? Sector Reaction to ONS labour market stats

The latest Labour market Information released by ONS today (15 Jul), reveal jobs vacancies have hit nearly a million – while long-term unemployment reaches highest in five years. 

Gateway to a positive future

A specialist centre for young people who are better suited to vocational settings than mainstream schools has been relocated due to high demand. Durham Gateway has outgrown its home for three years at Bishop Auckland College (@bishopcollege) and is now based in its own campus in Spennymoor.

Remote boosts Senior Team with four new VPs and names Marcelo Lebre COO

Following the company’s $1 billion valuation in July, Remote’s (@remote) Senior Team has welcomed Francesco Cardi from Onfido, Paula Dieli from Zendesk, Quentin Vassas from (@Checkout) and Sam Ross from Stephenson Law (@StephensonLawHQ) Remote, the HR technology platform for international payroll, benefits and compliance, has announced that co-founder and CTO Marcelo Lebre has been appointed Chief Operations Officer as part of the company’s expansion following its Series B funding last month.

#VirtualCoffee with David Gallagher on the future of education, skills and employability

FE News catch up with David Gallagher (@NCFEDavid), Chief Executive of @NCFE for a #VirtualCoffee livestream.

Cabinet reshuffle means "decision needed quickly" on whether initial teacher training market review is a priority

The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), the voice of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers, has responded to the Cabinet reshuffle which has seen Nadhim Zahawi MP appointed Secretary of State for Education and Nick Gibb MP replaced as Minister of State for Schools.

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The FE News Channel gives you the latest education news and updates on emerging education strategies and the #FutureofEducation and the #FutureofWork.

Providing trustworthy and positive Further Education news and views since 2003, we are a digital news channel with a mixture of written word articles, podcasts and videos. Our specialisation is providing you with a mixture of the latest education news, our stance is always positive, sector building and sharing different perspectives and views from thought leaders, to provide you with a think tank of new ideas and solutions to bring the education sector together and come up with new innovative solutions and ideas.

FE News publish exclusive peer to peer thought leadership articles from our feature writers, as well as user generated content across our network of over 3000 Newsrooms, offering multiple sources of the latest education news across the Education and Employability sectors.

FE News also broadcast live events, podcasts with leading experts and thought leaders, webinars, video interviews and Further Education news bulletins so you receive the latest developments in Skills News and across the Apprenticeship, Further Education and Employability sectors.

Every week FE News has over 200 articles and new pieces of content per week. We are a news channel providing the latest Further Education News, giving insight from multiple sources on the latest education policy developments, latest strategies, through to our thought leaders who provide blue sky thinking strategy, best practice and innovation to help look into the future developments for education and the future of work.

In Jan 2021, FE News had over 173,000 unique visitors according to Google Analytics and over 200 new pieces of news content every week, from thought leadership articles, to the latest education news via written word, podcasts, video to press releases from across the sector, putting us in the top 2,000 websites in the UK.

We thought it would be helpful to explain how we tier our latest education news content and how you can get involved and understand how you can read the latest daily Further Education news and how we structure our FE Week of content:

Main Features

Our main features are exclusive and are thought leadership articles and blue sky thinking with experts writing peer to peer news articles about the future of education and the future of work. The focus is solution led thought leadership, sharing best practice, innovation and emerging strategy. These are often articles about the future of education and the future of work, they often then create future education news articles. We limit our main features to a maximum of 20 per week, as they are often about new concepts and new thought processes. Our main features are also exclusive articles responding to the latest education news, maybe an insight from an expert into a policy announcement or response to an education think tank report or a white paper.

FE Voices

FE Voices was originally set up as a section on FE News to give a voice back to the sector. As we now have over 3,000 newsrooms and contributors, FE Voices are usually thought leadership articles, they don’t necessarily have to be exclusive, but usually are, they are slightly shorter than Main Features. FE Voices can include more mixed media with the Further Education News articles, such as embedded podcasts and videos. Our sector response articles asking for different comments and opinions to education policy announcements or responding to a report of white paper are usually held in the FE Voices section. If we have a live podcast in an evening or a radio show such as SkillsWorldLive radio show, the next morning we place the FE podcast recording in the FE Voices section.

Sector News

In sector news we have a blend of content from Press Releases, education resources, reports, education research, white papers from a range of contributors. We have a lot of positive education news articles from colleges, awarding organisations and Apprenticeship Training Providers, press releases from DfE to Think Tanks giving the overview of a report, through to helpful resources to help you with delivering education strategies to your learners and students.


We have a range of education podcasts on FE News, from hour long full production FE podcasts such as SkillsWorldLive in conjunction with the Federation of Awarding Bodies, to weekly podcasts from experts and thought leaders, providing advice and guidance to leaders. FE News also record podcasts at conferences and events, giving you one on one podcasts with education and skills experts on the latest strategies and developments.

We have over 150 education podcasts on FE News, ranging from EdTech podcasts with experts discussing Education 4.0 and how technology is complimenting and transforming education, to podcasts with experts discussing education research, the future of work, how to develop skills systems for jobs of the future to interviews with the Apprenticeship and Skills Minister.

We record our own exclusive FE News podcasts, work in conjunction with sector partners such as FAB to create weekly podcasts and daily education podcasts, through to working with sector leaders creating exclusive education news podcasts.

Education Video Interviews

FE News have over 700 FE Video interviews and have been recording education video interviews with experts for over 12 years. These are usually vox pop video interviews with experts across education and work, discussing blue sky thinking ideas and views about the future of education and work.


FE News has a free events calendar to check out the latest conferences, webinars and events to keep up to date with the latest education news and strategies.

FE Newsrooms

The FE Newsroom is home to your content if you are a FE News contributor. It also help the audience develop relationship with either you as an individual or your organisation as they can click through and ‘box set’ consume all of your previous thought leadership articles, latest education news press releases, videos and education podcasts.

Do you want to contribute, share your ideas or vision or share a press release?

If you want to write a thought leadership article, share your ideas and vision for the future of education or the future of work, write a press release sharing the latest education news or contribute to a podcast, first of all you need to set up a FE Newsroom login (which is free): once the team have approved your newsroom (all content, newsrooms are all approved by a member of the FE News team- no robots are used in this process!), you can then start adding content (again all articles, videos and podcasts are all approved by the FE News editorial team before they go live on FE News). As all newsrooms and content are approved by the FE News team, there will be a slight delay on the team being able to review and approve content.

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