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In the Future, How Will We Learn? Getting AI ready with Professor Rose Luckin

In the Future, How Will We Learn? Getting AI ready with Professor Rose Luckin

Our challenge Technology, particularly AI, has made a huge difference to the workplace, and employers increasingly need a workforce comprised of lifelong learners, easily able...
IN-BETWEEN SPACES: Re-defining the space for performing arts in a reformed educational world​

IN-BETWEEN SPACES: Re-defining the space for performing arts in a reformed educational world​

The recent Department for Education (DfE) consultation response in relation to reforms to Level 3 qualifications for 16–19-year-olds once again outlined and emphasised the three...
Cultivating tomorrow’s technologists: Collaboration is key to opening opportunities equitably

Cultivating tomorrow’s technologists: Collaboration is key to opening opportunities equitably

As the world absorbs the latest from COP26, it is clear that STEM skills will continue to play a crucial role in our adaptation. From...
Innovation in Education: Why it’s needed and where we should focus our efforts

Innovation in Education: Why it’s needed and where we should focus our efforts

Global education systems are some of the oldest institutions in the world, with practices that date back hundreds of years. But as the world continues...
Why does sport engage and recruit early talent better than any other industry sector?

Why does sport engage and recruit early talent better than any other industry sector?

We constantly see examples in sport of exceptional talent exploding onto the national and international stage. Teen prodigies such as Emma Raducanu, Jude Bellingham, Noni...
Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Striking a balance: engaging employers in the skills system to achieve better outcomes for learners

Equipping workers with critical skills is key to widening access to secure and good quality work. A well-skilled labour force would deliver economic benefits too, with employers more able to grow and improve...
Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

Harnessing productivity through skills – from puzzle to plan​

In 2019, CIMA, one of the founding bodies of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, celebrated 100 years of serving business. For the anniversary,...
Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Inspiration from a micro EpAO on their Ofqual recognition journey

Back in 2020, the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute, @IFAteched), announced the transfer of the EQA of end-point assessment to @Ofqual, or,...
Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students need to focus on practicing assessment skills, not just on catching up on lost learning

Students, teachers and parents are all tired of hearing about lost learning and the need for ‘catch up’ caused by the pandemic and I completely...
How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

The true impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on further education will not entirely reveal itself for years. That said, new data covering the first year...