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US & UK FE Comparison and US STEM e…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with J. Noah Brown, CEO of the US Association of Community College Trustees, during the AoC national Conference in the UK. He compares the US and UK...

Nick Boles discusses UK skills challenge…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with Skills Minister Nick Boles at the Association of Colleges conference to talk about the challenges facing the skills sector. Mr Boles compares the UK's Apprenticeship numbers...

Vince Cable reviews the FE sector

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

Business Secretary Vince Cable summarises his speech at the Association of Colleges annual conference, where he set out the sector's many opportunties for meeting the high demand for vocational higher...

Dr David Collins tackles FE leadership i…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks to Dr David Collins at the Association of Colleges conference. He explains how clarking should be seen as a much more important role than it currently is, stating...

Liam Byrne outlines Labour's plans for t…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with Liam Byrne, Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills, at the Association of Colleges conference. He gives an overview of his keynote speech at the...

Professor Jim Al-Khalili: Engaging the n…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks with Professor Jim Al-Khalili, who is part of the Royal Society for Science & Maths education, about his vision for those subjects.  He calls for the development of new...

AoC's Martin Doel: What is a college?

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks to Martin Doel, chief executive of the Association of Colleges, at its national conference. He tells a compelling story about what exactly a college is, what it...

AoC's president discusses their manifest…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with Richard Atkins, AoC's president and Exeter College's principal, at the Association of College's national conference. Mr Atkins tells us about what the AoC is doing...

Dr David Finegold on international FE tr…

Nov 24, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks to Dr David Finegold, an adviser for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, about his speech at the AoC national conference. He outlines five key points of his...

IBM UK's education lead on new recruitme…

Nov 21, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News speaks with IBM UK education lead Cailean Hargrave at the Association of Colleges conference. He discusses recruitment and learner engagement, as well as new innovative technologies that IBM has...

Protocol's Simon Graham puts internation…

Nov 21, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News caught up with Simon Graham, international director of FE services firm Protocol, at the Association of Colleges conference. He outlines the UK's growing demand for international activity, and tells...

Kirstie Donnelly on localism, employment…

Nov 21, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News speaks to Kirstie Donnelly, City & Guilds managing director, at the Association of Colleges conference. She outlines a couple key points in her interview, including localism, how to implement...

Ian Sackree on interim management

Nov 20, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with Ian Sackree, Chief Operating Officer at Protocol during the Association of College's National Conference. Mr Sackree talks to us about the current trend to diversify...

Labour's Tristram Hunt shares his vision…

Nov 20, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks to Tristram Hunt, the shadow education secretary, shortly before his speech at the Association of Colleges conference. He gives a short overview of his speech, and also...

Kingston College's Brazilian connection

Nov 20, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News caught with Peter Mayhew-Smith, Kingston College's principal and Dr Patterson Patricio, Deputy Director of Research & Postgrad Studies CEFET at the Association of College's national conference. Dr Patricio is...

LEP Network chairman Alex Pratt on growi…

Nov 20, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with Alex Pratt, chairman of the LEP Network, at the Association of Colleges annual conference. He talks about localism and the benefits that can come from...

Conrad Wolfram: Making maths relevant fo…

Nov 19, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News catches up with education technology pioneer Conrad Wolfram briefly after his speech at the Association of Colleges conference. Conrad talks to us about his organisation, Computer Based Maths, and...

Gatwick Airport engineering head on prob…

Nov 19, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks to Dawn Elson, head of engineering at Gatwick Airpot, at the Association of Colleges Conference. She tackles the problems facing engineering as a subject, pointing to how students...

John Mountford talks about the UK's inte…

Nov 19, 2014 / Association of Colleges Annual Conference (AoC) 2014

FE News talks with John Mountford, AoC's international development director, about how colleges are helping to improve Kazakhstan's skills economy. He also talks about the Association of Colleges' wider connection with...

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