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Office Space: What 9 Changes Are We Likely To See for Businesses Post-Covid-19?

#FutureofWork - Business has had its fair share of turbulence over the years, but never in our wildest dreams could we have imagined a virus shutting the world down.

How COVID-19 can transform the Higher Education sector

When the lockdown started in March, no one knew how long it would last. Schools, Colleges and Universities all reacted quickly, modifying everything from our systems of examinations to methods of teaching in just a few short weeks.

The Value of Apprenticeships

Simon Reichwald, Strategic Lead for Talent at MyKindaFuture, the leading overlooked talent specialist, outlines his thoughts on why apprenticeships need to be seen in a new light and respected as credible options for students to consider post-school.

The Home Learning Revolution

Education is currently undergoing an unprecedented upheaval. Previously, if you wanted to learn the only viable option was a college or university course, but there are now a growing number of distance learning courses to cater for a diverse range of careers and individuals. You could be a budding entrepreneur, someone with a passion for learning new skills, or simply looking to further your career and earn more money – there is certain to be a perfect option for you. 

Data is key to providing the transparency and insight to drive better decision-making

Women CEOs: Fighting For Representation This month marks the third annual deadline for UK businesses (over 250 employees) to publish their Gender Pay Gap data. Although the Government has suspended reporting due to coronavirus, many companies have already disclosed their information which is part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring women have the same opportunities as men to fulfil their potential in the workplace.

Half of parents do not trust government to put children’s best interests first during pandemic

New @theRSAorg poll finds that 49% do not trust the government to put children’s best interests at heart during the pandemic.

Student Loans Company appoints new Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Stephen Campbell has been appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Student Loans Company.

#LevelUp FE - Remote learning offers an opportunity for rural FE colleges

Recently we’ve been examining the challenges that rural pupils face in accessing further education and training. Since then, the country has faced unprecedented disruption from the coronavirus outbreak. Frontline workers are rightly focusing on saving lives and stemming the spread of the virus. But the crisis has also thrown into the spotlight an issue which we have been campaigning on for years: rural connectivity.

70% of UK Uni students believe that COVID-19 will affect their career prospects

Research from @diginbox reveals that 70% of UK Uni students believe that COVID-19 will affect their career prospects Dig-In, the UK’s leading student engagement and insight company, today revealed that 76% of university students in the UK think that their degree results will be negatively affected if lectures are moved online during the 2020-2021 academic year. 70% of UK university students are opposed to the idea of moving lectures online, with 43% saying they ‘hate’ the idea. Only 13% viewed the prospect of doing lectures online next year positively.

Award-winning director to promote essential life skills through drama, music and the arts

Katie Posner announced as new patron of Arts Insight 

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