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Time to disrupt the three-year residential degree
As UCAS announce a record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds being accepted into...
Apprenticeships Are The Answer To Falling Uni Numbers
Develop Training Limited (DTL), a leading provider to the utilities and construction sector, says apprenticeships...
Continuing the development of the Taking Teaching Further world class skills system
Alison Morris, Director of Sector Development at the Education and Training Foundation, outlines how Taking...
The Augar Review and the Levy Review are Inextricably Linked
NCFE and the Campaign for Learning believe the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding in...
Breaking down barriers to create an agile and productive workforce
Chief Executive of Progress to Excellence Ltd, Damian Burdin, urges employers to embrace apprenticeships -...
Time to disrupt the three-year residential degree
Time to disrupt the three-year residential deg...
Apprenticeships Are The Answer To Falling Uni Numbers
Apprenticeships Are The Answer To Falling Uni ...
Continuing the development of the Taking Teaching Further world class skills system
Continuing the development of the Taking Teach...
The Augar Review and the Levy Review are Inextricably Linked
The Augar Review and the Levy Review are Inext...
Breaking down barriers to create an agile and productive workforce
Breaking down barriers to create an agile and ...

 

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Mary Curnock Cook, Council Member, Open University

Time to disrupt the three-year residenti…

Dec 14, 2018 / FE Voices

As UCAS announce a record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds being accepted into university, we look at claims by Mary Curnock Cook that it is time to disrupt...

John Kerr, Operations Director, Develop Training Limited

Apprenticeships Are The Answer To Fallin…

Dec 14, 2018 / FE Voices

Develop Training Limited (DTL), a leading provider to the utilities and construction sector, says apprenticeships can meet many of the challenges thrown up by falling university numbers: Many commentators have blamed...

Alison Morris, Director of Sector Development at the Education and Training Foundation

Continuing the development of the Taking…

Dec 13, 2018 / FE Voices

Alison Morris, Director of Sector Development at the Education and Training Foundation, outlines how Taking Teaching Further, a Department for Education-funded initiative, has started to boost the FE and Training...

Michael Lemin, Policy and Research Manager for NCFE and Julia Wright, National Director at Campaign for Learning.

The Augar Review and the Levy Review are…

Dec 13, 2018 / FE Voices

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning believe the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding in England by the government represents a review of a lifetime. We are delighted, therefore, to publish...

Damian Burdin, Chief Executive, Progress to Excellence Ltd

Breaking down barriers to create an agil…

Dec 12, 2018 / FE Voices

Chief Executive of Progress to Excellence Ltd, Damian Burdin, urges employers to embrace apprenticeships - along with the Apprenticeship Levy - as a means of breaking down barriers to create...

David Price, CEO & wellbeing expert, Health Assured

Five wellbeing trends businesses should …

Dec 09, 2018 / FE Voices

Five wellbeing trends businesses should look out for in 2019 - Comment by CEO and wellbeing expert, David Price It’s that time of year when everyone is starting to make their...

Apprenticeship and levy statistics: Nove…

Dec 07, 2018 / FE Voices

There were 375,800 apprenticeship starts reported for the 2017/18 academic year, compared with 494,900 in 2016/17 and 509,400 in 2015/16, a decrease of 24.1 and 26.2 per cent respectively. Of...

Why the new maritime apprenticeships are…

Dec 07, 2018 / FE Voices

The maritime industry has launched a new set of apprenticeships with roles on ships and in ports. The three new apprenticeships for ports are Marine Pilot who helps to navigate ships;...

We need to ‘fix’ Britain’s productivity …

Dec 07, 2018 / FE Voices

Britain must drop its ‘snobby’ attitude to technical and vocational education or risk being left behind after Brexit, Education Secretary Damian Hinds will warn in a keynote speech to business...

New and Unique Initiative to Change the …

Dec 07, 2018 / FE Voices

AS BUSINESSES look to skill their workplace leaders of the future, we caught up with Matthew Knowles, Head of Operations at NILE management academy, to talk about this new and...

New developments will create ground-brea…

Dec 06, 2018 / FE Voices

You can’t stand still in the world of further education. The environment is constantly evolving, with cuts to funding, changes in priorities and the introduction of new qualifications keeping us constantly...

Ian Pretty, CEO, Collab Group

For the long-term success of the UK econ…

Dec 05, 2018 / FE Voices

Collab Group recently published a document setting out how we can collectively build an apprenticeship system that works for all. Britain is going through significant change and disruption. Industries are rapidly...

Joe Crossley, CEO, Qube Learning

The Growth of Higher and Degree Apprenti…

Dec 05, 2018 / FE Voices

Despite a general down turn in apprenticeship starts in England, as widely reported in the national press, higher and degree apprenticeship starts continue to rise. A House of Commons Briefing Paper...

Aftab Hussain, Strategic ILT Lead, Bolton College

Digital Assistants for Teachers

Dec 04, 2018 / FE Voices

If every teacher had access to a digital assistant what would it mean for the profession? I ask this question because at this juncture a number of technologies are beginning to...

Ofsted Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman

Ofsted Chief Inspector launches her seco…

Dec 04, 2018 / FE Voices

This year's annual report finds the overall quality of education and care in England is improving, but more action is needed to support the children being left behind. Launching her second...

What does end-point assessment mean for …

Dec 04, 2018 / FE Voices

End-point assessment is a fundamental pillar of the apprenticeship reforms. It is different and high-stakes – but what does it mean for those preparing apprentices for it? SDN sets out some...

David Allison, CEO, GetMyFirstJob Limited

Five Reasons why 2019 will see a fight f…

Dec 04, 2018 / FE Voices

To say the current political situation is turbulent would be an understatement. Like many other organisations, we are finalising plans for next year and working through the many assumptions that...

Deborah Millar, Group Director of Digital Learning Technologies, Grimsby Institute Group

From exam factories to ‘quality educatio…

Dec 04, 2018 / FE Voices

Among teachers, Ofsted are regularly a target for criticism. But it feels like things have turned a corner, as chief inspector Amanda Spielman admitted that Ofsted inspection had added pressure...

Richard Holmes, Director of Wellbeing at Westfield Health

Teacher Burn Out: The detrimental impact…

Dec 03, 2018 / FE Voices

New research from the Society of Occupational Medicine, shows heavy workloads are having more of an emotional impact than exposure to human suffering and even in most extreme cases, death. The...

3 lessons to help put an end to bullying…

Dec 03, 2018 / FE Voices

Whatever the sport and however you are involved, you should be of aware of what bullying is and how it can be put to an end. Over the last few years...

Is everyone missing the point of studyin…

Dec 03, 2018 / FE Voices

There has been a lively debate recently following remarks made by Ofsted Head Amanda Spielman about the value of arts courses. The responses from the BFI, ScreenSkills and others are very...

Grade inflation? Don’t do a disservice t…

Dec 03, 2018 / FE Voices

My take on the unexplained increase in degree results, as reported in the media this week, is that it is due to students working harder and being more motivated, not...

HM Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman

The importance of studying arts and medi…

Nov 30, 2018 / FE Voices

The Stage, theatre newspaper and website, recently published a poll asking readers whether or not they agreed with Amanda Spielman’s statement which they reported as 'arts courses promote unrealistic career...

Apprenticeship stars take centre stage a…

Nov 29, 2018 / FE Voices

This year, the ‘Excellence in Apprenticeships’ themed Awards ceremony showcased individual and employer success stories, recognising apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career and enabler of business growth. Now in...

Nick Nurock, Firebrand Training's Apprentice Mentor of the Year 2018

How to be an Outstanding Apprenticeship …

Nov 28, 2018 / FE Voices

Every apprentice needs a workplace mentor - someone there every day who understands and supports their learning and development needs, and the concerns that go along with settling into a...

18-22 YEAR OLDS HAVE STRONG APPETITE TO …

Nov 28, 2018 / FE Voices

Ever wondered about going it alone in the future? Confident that you have a killer business thought from which to make your fortune? Turns out you’re not alone. According to a...

Ben Rowland, Co-Founder, Arch Apprentices

The “Aspirational” Apprenticeship: Why g…

Nov 28, 2018 / FE Voices

In the past three years, the profile of apprenticeships has skyrocketed with a new system implemented in 2015 and the Apprenticeship Levy coming into full effect in April 2017. The levy...

Karla Archibald is Business Development Manager for the Labour Market Insight specialists, Emsi.

As Ofsted turns up the heat on the secto…

Nov 27, 2018 / FE Voices

In her speech to the AoC Annual Conference, Ofsted Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman caused something of a stir in her comments about colleges chasing income over students’ best interests. Naming subjects...

How Further Education Institutes Can Sup…

Nov 26, 2018 / FE Voices

Students aren’t generally expected to be the best at money management – with loans, interest-free overdrafts, and numerous discounts to tempt them into spending -  but new research has found...

Lord (Chris) Holmes, Conservative Peer

Government urged to act now to end scand…

Nov 26, 2018 / FE Voices

SUTTON TRUST RESEARCH FINDS CONFUSION AROUND THE LAW ON INTERNS.  Over a quarter of graduates surveyed (27%) have taken on an unpaid internship, with many having to rely on parents, friends...

Tom Talks To Phil Beach and Paul Eeles

Skills World: Tom Talks To Phil Beach an…

Nov 26, 2018 / Podcasts

This week for Skills World, Tom Bewick is joined by Phil Beach CBE, Executive Director for Vocational and Technical Qualifications, Ofqual and Paul Eeles, Chief Executive, Skills & Education Group, to discuss...

Anne Milton, Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

Anne Milton addresses Association of Col…

Nov 23, 2018 / FE Voices

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton speech at the Association of Colleges conference: It gives me enormous pleasure to be joining you at the Association of Colleges Conference for a second...

Margaret Adams MA FCIPD, former college manager and staff development officer in FE

Managing Your Online Presence to Land Th…

Nov 23, 2018 / FE Voices

You were thinking – or was it just hoping – that you were going to get the job you recently applied for, but you didn’t. You don’t know why not...

How to prep your apprentice for an End P…

Nov 22, 2018 / FE Voices

Once apprenticeship training ends, learners are tested on their knowledge and skills in the area they have been training. This will demonstrate their ability to do the job they have...

Tracey Matthews, Assistant Principal for Apprenticeships, Milton Keynes College

Employers should think very carefully be…

Nov 22, 2018 / FE Voices

Don’t risk your investment by choosing the wrong apprenticeship provider, says Tracey Matthews, Assistant Principal for Apprenticeships, Milton Keynes College, as it launches its Real Apprenticeships campaign: In the past year a number of large...

Public sector apprenticeships in England…

Nov 22, 2018 / FE Voices

There is a 2.3% starts target for the public sector over the course of this Parliament. Sector response to the publication of public sector apprenticeship data: Jonathan Mitchell, who oversees the development of...

Dr Paul Phillips, CBE, Principal & Chief Executive, Weston College

Investment in quality staff will always …

Nov 22, 2018 / FE Voices

Everyone can remember their favourite teacher. It might’ve been someone who helped you get to grips with a subject you struggled with, or a teacher who always found a way to...

Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills

Anne Milton discusses College and Traini…

Nov 21, 2018 / Podcasts

At this year's AoC Conference The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, discusses with FE News some of the pressing issues around Further Education and Skills. This includes...

Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director, William Clarence Education

Over half of independent schools already…

Nov 21, 2018 / FE Voices

The government’s edict that independent schools must now share teaching staff with state schools in order to justify their charitable status leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I can’t help...

Paul McKean, Head of FE and Skills, Jisc

What does the FE college of the future l…

Nov 20, 2018 / FE Voices

In the same way that machines changed the lives of our ancestors in the 19th century, so technology is transforming our world in the 21st century as we enter the...

How do you know when you're ready to del…

Nov 20, 2018 / FE Voices

Changing from delivering apprenticeship frameworks to apprenticeship standards is not an easy task. The apprenticeship programmes can be delivered very differently, so it is important trainers understand what is expected...

Amy Crawford, MD, AVADO aid

Britain’s educational crisis revealed: I…

Nov 20, 2018 / FE Voices

The UK might be home to some of the most famous learning institutions in the world but many admit they are left uninspired when it comes to learning, with a...

The Land of Opportunity for Apprenticesh…

Nov 19, 2018 / FE Voices

“Developing innovative apprenticeship programs that connect our economies and establishing an international forum for the exchange of ideas and practices that create lasting partnerships.”  #MOUKPartnership  Last week, I was in the US for...

Tom talks to Eileen Milner, Chief Executive of the Education Skills Funding Agency

Skills World: Tom Talks To Eileen Milner…

Nov 19, 2018 / Podcasts

This week for Skills World, Tom Bewick is joined by Eileen Milner, Chief Executive of the Education Skills Funding Agency, to discuss Funding, Apprenticeship Reforms, and the changing role of...

Quality in apprenticeships – Stories fro…

Nov 14, 2018 / FE Voices

It’s National Apprenticeship Week in America – a celebration of all things apprenticeships. So what better time to host the 4th Annual Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum?  In June 2017, President Trump signed an executive...

Louise Doyle, Director, Quality Assurance and Improvement Specialist Mesma

NEW INSPECTION FRAMEWORK: A WELCOME CHAN…

Nov 13, 2018 / FE Voices

Ofsted is preparing for its new inspection landscape, which is expected to come into effect in the latter part of 2019. But is it a welcome change for FE and skills?...

The three actions we must take to bolste…

Nov 12, 2018 / FE Voices

“Skills gap” and “ageing workforce” – two phrases many businesses working in the manufacturing and science industries have become accustomed to hearing. While we’re confident that we’ve got the right people...

Tom talks to Sir Gerry Berragan, and Graham Hasting-Evans

Skills World: Tom talks to Sir Gerry Ber…

Nov 12, 2018 / Podcasts

Tom talks exclusively to Sir Gerry Berragan, CEO Institute for Apprenticeships, and Graham Hasting-Evans, Group MD, NOCN about End-Point Assessment and why robust independence is key to the success of England’s apprenticeship...

Amy Baker, VP of Marketing, Wombat Security

Top 4 Cybersecurity tips for the start o…

Nov 07, 2018 / AJS Voices

The beginning of the new term brings many changes for those taking their first steps into higher and further education: new places, new routines, new friends…and new cybersecurity risks. With more...

5 top tips for dealing with stress when …

Nov 07, 2018 / AJS Voices

Stress is something that every student, no matter their age, course, location or level of study, will experience. It’s also something that can have a multitude of triggers, whether it’s...

Guy Lawson, Director of Civil Engineering Contractors Association North West

Is a career in Civil Engineering for you…

Nov 06, 2018 / AJS Voices

There are misconceptions about the routes to progress into careers in engineering, which is having an impact on the number of young people entering these industries. Civil engineering is dependent on...

Alok Sharma, Minister of State for Employment

Helping people from ethnic minority back…

Nov 05, 2018 / FE Voices

Minister of State for Employment, Alok Sharma MP's speech at the launch of ERSA’s race, employment and ethnicity report (31 Oct) on the government’s action to support more people from ethnic minorities...

Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Committee

£860 million to widen access to universi…

Nov 05, 2018 / FE Voices

Higher education needs a sharper focus on graduate outcomes, the teaching of skills and improving access for those from disadvantaged backgrounds says the Education Committee in a report published today. The...

Rob Alder is Head of Business Development at AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

BUDGET 2018: HAMMOND REVISES APPRENTICES…

Nov 02, 2018 / FE Voices

This week’s Budget reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to apprenticeships – even if Chancellor Philip Hammond has effectively confirmed that the initial three million starts target by 2020 was dead in...

New packaging apprenticeship key to erad…

Nov 01, 2018 / FE Voices

Recently the media has been shining a bright light on the role of packaging and its effect on the environment. In response, businesses across the globe have now pledged to...

Sector Response to the Budget. SME contr…

Oct 30, 2018 / FE Voices

In his budget on 29th Oct, the Chancellor announced, "The Era of Austerity is finally coming to an End". Earlier in the day the Prime Minister had said  "Austerity is...

Hannah Waters, Writer

Top 5 tips: Why teachers need to reset w…

Oct 30, 2018 / FE Voices

Research shows that, in Britain, 70% of adults sleep below the recommended amount of seven to eight hours, losing an average of 41 minutes of sleep every week night. With...

Nadhim Zahawi, Minister for Children and Families

Children and Families Minister launches …

Oct 26, 2018 / FE Voices

Nadhim Zahawi, Minister for Children and Families, spoke at the launch of a landmark package of support for young people leaving care: I am delighted to be here with you today. Now...

FE Soundbite 466

Educators need to be 'more pirate' FE So…

Oct 26, 2018 / FE Voices

I have gone with Alice Barnard’s title “Educators need to be 'more pirate'”, as I think we could all do with a bit more ‘Garrr’ in education. Let’s face it, things...

FE Soundbite 468

What was the response to SME contributio…

Oct 26, 2018 / FE Voices

Today is FE Soundbite's 9th birthday! The budget dominated the news this week. Particularly the 50% reduction in SME's Apprenticeship employer contribution from 10% to 5%. This is great, but clarification is...

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