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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...
Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

As the adage goes: "For a fair selection everybody has to take the same exam (because) if you judge a fish by its ability to...
HR Prediction: Soft skills will be critical for leadership in 2022

HR Prediction: Soft skills will be critical for leadership in 2022

Skills take centre stage in the war for talent In evaluating company leaders, soft skills have often been side lined or considered secondary, but as...

SkillBuild gold medallists excel at “UK’s Construction Olympics”

01 December 2021 SkillBuild gold medallists excel at “UK’s Construction Olympics” The winners of SkillBuild ’21 - the “UK's construction Olympics" – have been described...
SumTotal integrates with ServiceNow to meet learners’ needs

SumTotal integrates with ServiceNow to meet learners’ needs

Training embedded and delivered directly within ServiceNow workflows increases productivity and reduces barriers to learning. SumTotal Systems, a Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL) company, has announced a new...
The Metaverse vs the Real World: Bringing VR to education

The Metaverse vs the Real World: Bringing VR to education

https://youtu.be/AhBsa8V0dsI Technology and education experts Rob Theriault, Michael Avis, Jamie Waller, Daniel Dyboski-Bryant and Christophe Mallet debate the metaverse and the reality of bringing VR...
Initial teacher training (ITT) response warmly welcomed by NASBTT

Initial teacher training (ITT) response warmly welcomed by NASBTT

The Department for Education (DfE) has today (1 Dec) published its response to the initial teacher training (ITT) market review report. The central recommendation that...
£3000 Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

£3000 Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

From 11 January 2022 employers can apply for a payment of £3,000 for new apprentices with an employment start date from 1 October 2021 to...
Management and leadership skills are essential for successful levelling up

Management and leadership skills are essential for successful levelling up

There are large differences in productivity between the UK’s regions, with the gap between the most and least productive much higher than in other European...
Top four EdTech trends for 2022

Top four EdTech trends for 2022

When the pandemic initially struck, educators forced to rapidly shift operations online could have been forgiven for thinking it might be a temporary transition. As...