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7 Ways an LMS can support your EdTech strategy

Colleges and Training Providers have a lot of data to manage. The problem is, many still rely on legacy systems and even paper-based processes to manage their administrative and student data, which is time-consuming and costly.

Open University produce 3rd most staff for global tech firms

@OpenUniversity produces the third-most graduates for the world's largest tech companies, according to new research from @SHLglobal "Aspirational Academics".

Mandatory Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Download the full outcome ‘Right to be heard’: government response to the consultation on learning disability and autism training for health and care staff PDF, 315KB, 55 pages

Director of Funding appointment and new single Funding Operations Centre of Excellence

Announcement of the Director of Funding for the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

Institute of Education's Lorna Unwin calls for more vocational aspiration from employers

Lorna Unwin, of the Institute of Education, believes a greater aspiration for vocational education is needed in order for it to play a role in helping the economy recover and grow.

Department for Work and Pensions Director of Communications appointment

Lisa Hunter has been appointed Director of Communications for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) following an external open competition for the role.

Arts Council England launches art packs for children during lockdown

This week, thanks to support from the @TNLUK, @ace_national will begin distributing art activity packs to children and young people across the country. The Let’s Create packs are aimed at primary and secondary school-aged children who are currently most in need of support.

Professor Jennifer Rubin appointed to Industrial Strategy Council

Professor Jennifer Rubin has been appointed to the independent Industrial Strategy Council. The Council met on 1 November 2018 for the first time. 

The End of the Education Factory

Simon Reichwald, Strategic Lead for Emerging Talent at MyKindaFuture, explores the dangers of treating the education system like a conveyer belt and offers his insights into how education providers can work together with employers and the government to break this cycle:

Half of Brits admit to post-festive feelings of dread as back-to-work looms

Teach First calls on more people to consider stepping into the classroom


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