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FIVE STEPS TO (SELF-ASSESSMENT) HEAVEN

AS the FE and wider skills landscape shifts, an effective self-assessment and the improvement plan that shakes out from this, is a key Ofsted expectation, says Louise Doyle, a further education consultant and director of quality assurance experts Mesma. Moreover, she says, such good practices allow education decision makers to stay in control while improving education and training provision.

DRIVING APPRENTICESHIPS: A QUESTION OF INTEGRITY

APPRENTICESHIPS will be an even more relevant and plausible path to career success in the transport and logistics sector as the Apprenticeship Levy unfolds, says David Cormack, strategic account director at System Group, providing advantages for those sufficiently adroit to see a bigger picture.

A CAUTIONARY TALE FOR EMPLOYER PROVIDERS

LOUISE DOYLE (pictured right), a further education consultant and director of quality assurance experts MESMA, has a cautionary tale for employer providers delivering apprenticeships under government funded arrangements, who only see self-assessment as a paper exercise.

TEACHING APPRENTICESHIPS? A QUESTION OF PERCEPTION

LOUISE DOYLE, a further education consultant and director of quality assurance experts MESMA, argues that apprenticeships should be considered as a relevant and plausible path to a career in teaching despite the political protestations.

NEW MESMA QUICKBOOK REVEALS TRAINING PROVIDERS’ OFSTED FINDINGS

A NEW booklet covering the latest Ofsted reports on independent training providers is available as a free download from online quality assurance specialist MESMA.

NEW JOBS DRIVE LAUNCHED BY FE QA SOFTWARE FIRM AS DEMAND RISES

A specialist technology firm is gearing up for expansion in 2017 as it looks to create new jobs on the back of demand for its education quality assurance software for FE providers.

NEW REFORM FOR IMPROVED APPRENTICESHIP LEVY CONTROL

A NEW easy-to-use online diagnostic and action planning resource enables colleges to better prepare for implementation of the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy, being introduced from April 2017.

NEW MESMA QUICKBOOK ON OFSTED COLLEGE FINDINGS

ONLINE quality assurance specialist MESMA has produced a handy new A4 reference booklet covering Ofsted’s recent FE college reports, which is available as a free download.

FE MERGERS: A QUESTION OF QUALITY

Earlier this year, Paul Joyce, deputy director of FE and Skills at Ofsted raised concerns that the area review process is ‘taking the focus off the day job’, putting quality of provision at risk. Louise Doyle, director at online education quality assurance QA toolkit specialists MESMA, doubts that there is a college principal in England who would disagree.

ITPS URGED TO ACT ON OFSTED PREVENT DUTY REPORT

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