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e-Memoir TV. Post ‘Building the FE and skills brand’ webinar with Beej Kaczmarczyk

e-Memoir TV. Post ‘Building the FE and skills...

e-Memoir TV. Post ‘Building the FE and skills brand’ webinar with Beej Kaczmarczyk ‘Thanks for watching e-Memoir TV Please visit the e-Memoir.co.uk...

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Update on Advanced Learner Loans Funding

Update on Advanced Learner Loans Funding

This webinar will provide an opportunity to review the recently published version 2 of the advanced learner loans funding and performance management...

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Hilary Read discusses delivering 20% off the job training in Apprenticeships

Hilary Read discusses delivering 20% off the job...

Hilary Read from Read On Publications discusses delivering the 20% off the job training in Apprenticeships and the things you need to consider as a...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

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Education institutions urged to prepare for new GDPR legislation

Elizabeth Denham, the UK’s Information Commissioner, has flagged the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a significant future challenge for her office in the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) annual report. This announcement highlights the magnitude of the change programme but also highlights the need for education institutions to prepare for the impending rule changes now to help mitigate substantial financial and reputational risks arising from issues of non-compliance.

National Statistics Office data: 14.5% increase in Apprenticeship Starts & 53.1% increase in Higher Level Apprenticeships in 2016/17

The Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency have provided a National Statistics Office update to their Further Education and Skills statistical data today about learner participation, outcomes and highest qualification held in further education and skills, reported for July 2017.

The Latest FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey 2016 to 2017 National Report is released

The latest FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey results for 2016 - 2017 have been released today, please see the outcomes below:  Executive Summary Introduction This report provides an overview, at a national level, of the findings from the FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey 2016 to 2017. (Please see Appendix 1 for further information about the survey.) This report focuses on the Learner Satisfaction Survey results only. Key Findings The Learner Satisfaction Survey provides a rich dataset, which can be analysed by a wide range of variables including age, level of study and gender. Additional analysis also took place by subject area and apprenticeship framework. This level of detailed analysis is possible because of the robust methodology employed by the survey and the large number of responses and the matching of learner responses to the ILR. All differences highlighted between groups are statistically significant. The key findings from the survey at a national level are: Question 8: Recommendation (How likely is it that you would recommend the learning provider to friends or family?)

David Russell discusses the deregulation of FE teaching qualifications

David Russell, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation discusses the deregulation of teaching qualifications in Further Education: 

Ann Gravells discusses the impact of deregulation of teaching qualifications in FE & Skills

Ann Gravells chats about the importance of keeping up to date now that it is no longer a requirement to have a Teaching Qualification to teach in Further Education and Skills sector. Check out what Ann has to say

What Employer Providers can and can't spend their Apprenticeship Levy on

Bryony Kingsland, UK Funding Manager at City & Guilds shares an overview on what employer providers can and can't spend their Apprenticeship Levy on:

Hilary Read discusses the delivery of 20% off the job training in Apprenticeships

Hilary Read from Read On Publications discusses the things to consider when delivering 20% off the job training in Apprenticeships.

Anne Milton announced as the new Skills Minister

Hot off the Press: It is speculated that Anne Milton will take over from Robert Halfon as the new Skills Minister. Anne Milton is the MP for Guildford. Although it is not 100% official (DfE have not confirmed the post as yet), it is looking pretty likely to be announced by DfE tomorrow (14th June 2017)... and is the front runner for the worst kept secret for this week! 

Sector Response to the Conservative Party FE Manifesto

The Conservative Party manifesto has been launched today. We thought it would be helpful to highlight the section that cover Further Education, Work Based Learning and Employability. At the end of the Conservative manifesto we also have the reactions from the sector.

OneFile: Winner of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Innovation

The word 'innovation' gets used a lot these days.But to be truly innovative, you have to create something that has never existed before.

Exclusive articles from Further Education sector specialists, our team of reporters give you the latest breaking news and updates on emerging education strategies. With our Press Release section you can view the latest Press Releases across FE, and see breaking news – even before it reaches a reporter's desk!

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