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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...
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...
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...
#VocTechFutures Episode 8 – Imagining the future of VocTech

#VocTechFutures Episode 8 – Imagining the future of VocTech

Emerging technologies are transforming the possibilities for delivering really engaging digital learning. With a focus on users, we have the hardware and software to make...
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...
UK GOLD RUSH AS YOUNG STARS CELEBRATE SUCCESS AT WORLDSKILLS UK NATIONAL FINALS

UK GOLD RUSH AS YOUNG STARS CELEBRATE SUCCESS AT WORLDSKILLS UK NATIONAL FINALS

Youngsters from across the UK have proved themselves to be the best of the best winning gold in skills competitions including Forensic Science, Painting &...
Building for the future: The possibilities of a truly intuitive campus

Building for the future: The possibilities of a truly intuitive campus

The university experience is not the same as it was two years ago, one year ago, or even since the start of September. Student expectations and needs have evolved....
#FutureOfAssessment : What innovations are next? | Episode 8

#FutureOfAssessment : What innovations are next? | Episode 8

Future of Assessment: what innovations can we expect to see? Hosted by Gavin O’Meara and Dean Blewitt (Learning Innovation Manager, NCFE), we invited Peter Twining...