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Let’s Rethink Apprenticeships

Let’s Rethink Apprenticeships

As we face the real prospect of another new Education Minister next month we must wonder where Apprenticeships will sit and under whose watch. We...
Managing students’ wellbeing during the transition to university

Managing students’ wellbeing during the transition to university

Young people go through many transitions in their lives, but one of the most critical ones is leaving school – and, for many, this involves...
University isn’t the only option for young people

University isn’t the only option for young people

Hundreds of thousands of young people nervously await news of their A Level, T Level and level 3 VTQ grades today. It’s an exciting time...
A-Level Results Day: Let’s Get Students Talking About Apprenticeships

A-Level Results Day: Let’s Get Students Talking About Apprenticeships

A-Level Results Day is upon us, which means thousands of students nationwide will be nervously waiting to find out their final grades. Then begins the...
Inclusion, Equality and Diversity within education and employment   

Inclusion, Equality and Diversity within education and employment   

Lisa Maynard-Atem, Marketing and Inclusion Director at Acacia Training, discusses how more action is needed on equality, diversity and inclusion within education and employment.  For...
R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D (Research and Development) Tax Relief, introduced in 2000, has made a significant impact encouraging innovative, research-led companies to invest in innovation. The most recent...
Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

When you’re in the midst of your A-levels and trying to decide what happens next, it can feel like everything is geared towards the academic...
How do we ensure access to training opportunities for people on Universal Credit?

How do we ensure access to training opportunities for people on Universal Credit?

The way our social security system operates is preventing many unemployed people and those on low incomes from accessing training opportunities. Within Universal Credit (UC),...
The first cohort of students prove T Levels deliver a pipeline of talent

The first cohort of students prove T Levels deliver a pipeline of talent

Prior to her role at Willmott Dixon she was engaged in addressing issues around equality, diversity and inclusion as part of the Association of Women...
Generation Teach: How We Attract the Next Generation of Academics

Generation Teach: How We Attract the Next Generation of Academics

While universities across the UK are focused on widening access to students, to deliver the next generation of work-ready graduates we need to attract and...

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