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SFA's Kim Thorneywork discusses demand l…

Nov 26, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

FE News catches up with the interim chief executive for the Skills Funding Agency to discuss developing a demand-led FE system.  Kim Thorneywork outlines the importance of matching the...

Ofsted's Matthew Coffey discusses HMI de…

Nov 23, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Matthew Coffey, national director of learning and Skills at Ofsted, chats about HMI developments. He explains how the new HMI developments have been created to provide a better view...

How colleges and providers can use UKCES…

Nov 23, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

FE News catches up with UKCES chief executive Michael Davis on how colleges and training providers can utilise labour market data to meet the skills needs of their local employers.Davis explains...

Craig Crowther on the Leadership Exchang…

Nov 23, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

FE News catches up with Craig Crowther, LSIS' project manager for the Leadership Exchange, at the AoC annual conference.Crowther explains how the Leadership Exchange provides a sustainable solution to equip today's...

Sa'ad Medhat discusses Innovation Hubs

Nov 23, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

NEF's Sa'ad Medhat from NEF discusses Innovation Hubs.Medhat outlines the importance of developing Sci-Tech Innovation Hubs in Further Education to drive economic development. Hubs drive Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic development...

AoC HE policy manager discusses HE in FE

Nov 22, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

AoC's HE policy manager, Nick Davy, discusses Higher Education in FE. He also outlines developments in HE colleges and vocational HE.Click on the video below to hear what he has to...

Vince Cable discusses the developments o…

Nov 22, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Business Secretary Vince Cable highlights the developing idea around enabling young people to Earn and Learn, particularly enabling those on Job Seekers Allowance to studying more than 16 hours per...

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock on 14-16…

Nov 22, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock provides a snapshot of 14 -16 funding developments in a press briefing at the AoC annual conference.Click on the video below to find out the latest...

Shadow FE and Skills Minister Gordon Mar…

Nov 22, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Shadow FE and Skills Minister Gordon Marsden discusses his speech at the annyal AoC conference.Marsden shares his ideas on new funding structures, particularly those that could enable colleges to kick...

Assistant AoC CEO Julian Gravatt discuss…

Nov 22, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Julian Gravatt, assistant chief executive of the AoC, discusses Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funding. Gravatt oultines EFA and SFA  developments, highlighting the challenge of how the funding...

Babson College's Len Schlesinger discuss…

Nov 21, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Len Schlesinger, president of Babson college in Boston, chats about the transatlantic entrepreneurial education partnership with the Gazelle college association.Babson College is seen as a leading education establishment for entrepreneurship...

AoC President Maggie Galliers: what is F…

Nov 21, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

AoC College President and Leicester College Principal Maggie Galliers CBE explores what FE really means.Maggie explains that FE is often a mis-understood concept and provides three interpretations of the sector...

Kim Thorneywork discusses the FE Campaig…

Nov 21, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Kim Thorneywork, interim chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency, discusses the FE Campaign.Thorneywork outlines the importance of raising the awareness and reputation of FE.Click on the video below to find...

AoC's John Mountford outlines partnershi…

Nov 21, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

John Mountford, international director of the Association of Colleges (AoC), discusses how it is working with the UK Border Agency.He outlines work to address international student challenges ranging from Highly...

EFA's Peter Lauener on funding issues

Nov 21, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Peter Lauener, chief executive of the Education Funding Agency, discusses funding issues at the Association of Colleges annual conference.Lauener looks back over the past 20 years of funding in Further Education...

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock on Chart…

Nov 20, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock discusses plans for a new Chartered Status for excellent colleges. The Minister explains the reasoning behind the plans, and the differences between Chartered and Beacon status.Click on...

John Mountford discusses how the AoC is …

Nov 20, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

John Mountford, international director for the Association of Colleges, discusses how the group is forging relationships in India.The AoC plans to launch a centre in Delhi to coincide with Skills...

Skills Minister discusses FE Guild and A…

Nov 01, 2012 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2012

FE News catches up with Matthew Hancock, Minister for Skills, in his offices at BIS.The Minister discusses the significance of exceeding the half a million Apprenticeship benchmark, the programme's future, and...

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