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VET in FE: A Way Forward

VET in FE: A Way Forward

Re-cap In the previous article on FE News, ‘Vocational education and training (VET) in FE: A question of ‘divide and rule’?’, segregation of the FE...
Building a Personalised Professional Development Programme to Close the Global Skills Gap

Building a Personalised Professional Development Programme to Close the Global Skills Gap

The skills gap remains a primary concern of business leaders worldwide, with 86% of large organisations currently said to be facing skills shortages. As digital...
Could International Students be the Answer to the UK’s STEM Talent Shortage?

Could International Students be the Answer to the UK’s STEM Talent Shortage?

Most, if not all sectors, continue to be impacted by the growing skills shortage across the UK. In fact, data from the Office for National...
Why Does Your Leadership Need to Evolve?

Why Does Your Leadership Need to Evolve?

Over the years I have interviewed some of the best leaders, emotional intelligent and successful in various facets of life and business.  Many of them...
Tech Solutions for Teaching Shortage

Tech Solutions for Teaching Shortage

Teachers are tired, burned out and quitting. According to a survey of teachers done by classroom learning management system Kami, half of all teachers are...
End stigma around parenting programmes to tackle the teenage mental health crisis

End stigma around parenting programmes to tackle the teenage mental health crisis

For teenagers approaching their GCSEs and A Levels, the pandemic hit at a particularly challenging time. Not only is this a critical age for academic...
Harnessing technology to increase student engagement and retention

Harnessing technology to increase student engagement and retention

Since the start of the pandemic, educators have had to adapt to new learning methods to engage their students. Overnight, we saw teachers and students...
Four Years on: How GDPR is Impacting the Education Sector

Four Years on: How GDPR is Impacting the Education Sector

Four years have now passed since Europe’s flagship data regulation, GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation), was first implemented. While it was initially designed to...
The Power Skills Required to Boost Graduate Employability

The Power Skills Required to Boost Graduate Employability

On the arrival of World Youth Skills Day – recognised in mid-July – data published by UNICEF and the Education Commission highlights the challenge that...
Levy Transfer is Only Part of the Solution to the Government’s use-it-or-lose-it Approach

Levy Transfer is Only Part of the Solution to the Government’s use-it-or-lose-it Approach

The inflexibility of the apprenticeship system has always been a cause of concern for employers, large and small. One of the core challenges is HM...
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