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    Podcast with IEP's Scott Parkin on the Adviser of the Future
    We catch up with Scott Parkin, Chairman of the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) at...
    Learning From England’s Apprenticeship Expansion
    President, Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum (TAEF), Tom Bewick's presentation to the 3rd Annual Transatlantic Apprenticeship...
    Podcast with Forward Trust's Kate Markey on providing sustainable employment for offenders and clients in recovery
    The FE News team had a chat with Kate Markey, of Forward Trust (which was formerly...
    The health and social care framework is being switched off
    After almost 2 years of preparation, the big day is almost here.... It's time to...
    Podcast with ERSA's Kirsty McHugh
    We have a chat with ERSA Chief Executive Kirsty McHugh at the ERSA annual conference. Kirsty...
    Podcast with IEP's Scott Parkin on the Adviser of the Future
    Podcast with IEP's Scott Parkin on the Adviser...
    Learning From England’s Apprenticeship Expansion
    Learning From England’s Apprenticeship Expansi...
    Podcast with Forward Trust's Kate Markey on providing sustainable employment for offenders and clients in recovery
    Podcast with Forward Trust's Kate Markey on pr...
    The health and social care framework is being switched off
    The health and social care framework is being ...
    Podcast with ERSA's Kirsty McHugh
    Podcast with ERSA's Kirsty McHugh

     

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    Scott Parkin, Chairman of the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP)

    Podcast with IEP's Scott Parkin on the A…

    Dec 11, 2017 / Podcasts

    We catch up with Scott Parkin, Chairman of the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) at the ERSA annual conference. We chat with Scott about the future needs for Advisers of...

    Learning From England’s Apprenticeship E…

    Dec 11, 2017 / FE Voices

    President, Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum (TAEF), Tom Bewick's presentation to the 3rd Annual Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum 14th November 2017, Urban Institute, Washington D.C. It is a real pleasure to be...

    Kate Markey, of Forward Trust

    Podcast with Forward Trust's Kate Markey…

    Dec 08, 2017 / Podcasts

    The FE News team had a chat with Kate Markey, of Forward Trust (which was formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), about providing sustainable employment for prison leavers and clients in recovery...

    The health and social care framework is …

    Dec 08, 2017 / FE Voices

    After almost 2 years of preparation, the big day is almost here.... It's time to turn off the old frameworks in favour of the new apprenticeship standards.   Two of the UK's most popular...

    ERSA Chief Executive Kirsty McHugh

    Podcast with ERSA's Kirsty McHugh

    Dec 08, 2017 / Podcasts

    We have a chat with ERSA Chief Executive Kirsty McHugh at the ERSA annual conference. Kirsty takes time out to chat about what is happening in the sector at the moment...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 8th December

    Dec 08, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 8th December, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: What do the Pisa results mean? Click here to see other articles by Nick Isles by...

    Michael Jacobs, Chair of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice

    Podcast with IPPR’s Michael Jacobs on al…

    Dec 08, 2017 / Podcasts

    We have a great chat with Michael Jacobs, Chair of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice about alternate ways to increase productivity. Michael was a part of a panel at...

    Apprenticeship levy will see revenues so…

    Dec 06, 2017 / FE Voices

    Survey of hundreds of business leaders reveals employers believe apprenticeship and training schemes will increase workforce productivity and revenues The government’s Apprenticeship Levy will be a boon to business rather than...

    Dr Simon Western, Adjunct Professor University College Dublin, President ISPSO, CEO of Analytic-Network Coaching

    What is your Leadership Symptom?

    Dec 05, 2017 / FE Voices

    An exciting new research initiative sponsored by FETL (Further Education Trust for Leadership) aims to answer the question, what is the FE sector’s ‘leadership symptom’ and then to respond to...

    Anne Milton, Minister of State for Apprenticeships, Skills and Women at CDI

    Skills Minister launches the New Careers…

    Dec 04, 2017 / FE Voices

    Tailored advice will be at the heart of a new Careers Strategy designed to make sure young people have the skills they need and employers want post-Brexit. Every school and college...

    Dr Julie Mills, Principal & Chief Executive, Milton Keynes College

    The Industrial strategy – a call to arms…

    Dec 04, 2017 / FE Voices

    It’s not every day one can say government has come up with a really interesting strategy document - nor less one which could potentially lead to the transformation of technical...

    Ben Hughes is Vice Principal (Industry Engagement) at Pearson College London

    Feedback Distortion

    Dec 01, 2017 / FE Voices

    I attended that most oxymoronic of events last week - a useful conference - on the subject of the National Student Survey. It was useful because it provided the opportunity...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 1st December

    Dec 01, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 1st December, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Why grades come second to work experience by Duncan Cheatle is founder & CEO of...

    Education Secretary Justine Greening

    Sector Response to first ever DfE Skills…

    Nov 30, 2017 / FE Voices

    The Summit will signal the start of a new partnership with business that will spread opportunity to more communities. Ahead of today’s Skills Summit, hosted by the Department for Education (DfE), David Hughes...

    Dr Cathy Kerfoot, Standards and Frameworks Manager, QAA

    Priorities for ensuring quality in degre…

    Nov 30, 2017 / FE Voices

    In terms of what QAA offers to support the quality assurance of apprentices and apprenticeships, our starting point is always the UK Quality Code for higher education, this is the...

    Ian Pretty, CEO, Collab Group

    The industrial strategy is ambitious—now…

    Nov 29, 2017 / FE Voices

    The publication of the Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper is a significant event.  The strategy, the first of its kind in a generation, articulates how business and government working in partnership...

    Andy Durman, Managing Director, Labour Market Insight specialists, Emsi.

    Offender Learning Reform and the Importa…

    Nov 29, 2017 / FE Voices

    With OLASS 5 set to kick off in Q1 of 2018, education and training providers involved in offender learning will shortly be looking to write their bids for the new...

    Ofsted’s further education and skills Of…

    Nov 28, 2017 / FE Voices

    The official Ofsted further education and skills inspection outcome statistics for 2016/2017 have been released by Ofsted today. Between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, 392 further education and...

    Safaraz Ali, Managing Director, Pathway Group

    Fall in apprenticeship starts

    Nov 28, 2017 / FE Voices

    NEWS of a dramatic fall in the number of people taking up apprenticeships is worrying but may overstate the problem. I am also confident that although the new apprenticeship levy has...

    How apprenticeships are becoming an incr…

    Nov 27, 2017 / FE Voices

    By nurturing talent, cementing skillsets from scratch and providing apprentices with first-hand experience and training of a trade, apprentices bring benefits to both the apprentice and employer. The unique advantages...

    New Industrial Strategy. Details on 'par…

    Nov 27, 2017 / FE Voices

    The Government's published a new 131 page Industrial Strategy White Paper today outlining their plans to increase productivity in the UK. The Industrial Strategy is based on five main themes or...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 24th November

    Nov 24, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 24th November, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Sector Response to the Autumn Statement 2016 Click here to see other articles by FE...

    Beej chats about Growth Mindset

    Podcast with Beej on using the 'Growth M…

    Nov 22, 2017 / Podcasts

    We chat with Beej Kaczmarczyk Director at the Learning Curve group and founder of E-memoir about alternate ways of growing the sector and the 'Growth Mindset' model. The Growth Mindset model was...

    Podcast with Alastair Campbell on mental…

    Nov 21, 2017 / Podcasts

    We chat with Alastair Campbell about mental health and well being for Leaders. Alastair who is a Time to Change Ambassador, which is a charity set up to end mental...

    Reaching for the moon: pioneering appren…

    Nov 21, 2017 / FE Voices

    In November 2017, OneFile co-founder and director, Susanna Lawson, attended the Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum in Washington, DC. Here are some insights from her trip. Last week I attended my third...

    A view from the States: Noah and Emily s…

    Nov 20, 2017 / Podcasts

    We recorded two podcasts at the Association of Colleges (AoC) conference with J. Noah Brown, President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) in the USA and...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 17th November

    Nov 17, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 17th November, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: How might the move to End Point Assessment impact upon Apprenticeships? by Richard Marsh, Apprenticeships...

    Beej chats about the Advanced Learner Loans market

    Podcast with Beej about the drivers arou…

    Nov 16, 2017 / Podcasts

    We chat with Beej Kaczmarczyk Director at the Learning Curve group and founder of E-memoir about Advanced Learner Loans at the Association of Colleges annual conference. Beej particularly highlights the different...

    Alison Birkinshaw podcast

    AoC President Alison Birkinshaw discusse…

    Nov 16, 2017 / FE Voices

    We sat down to record a podcast with AoC President and Principal of York College Alison Birkinshaw at this year's Association of College's annual conference in Birmingham. Alison chats about the importance...

    Paul Joyce, Deputy Director of Further Education and Skills at Ofsted

    Podcast with Ofsted's Paul Joyce

    Nov 14, 2017 / Podcasts

    We recorded a podcast with Paul Joyce, Deputy Director of Further Education and Skills at Ofsted at the AoC Annual conference. We were given a series of questions by our...

    Amanda Spielman, OFSTED Chief Inspector

    Amanda Spielman speech to Association of…

    Nov 14, 2017 / FE Voices

    Amanda Spielman today (14 Nov) addressing the Association of Colleges annual conference, There could scarcely be a more appropriate moment to be talking to you about further education and skills: a...

    Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the UK Labour Party

    Jeremy Corbyn at the AoC Annual Conferen…

    Nov 14, 2017 / FE Voices

    Jeremy Corbyn addressing the Association of Colleges Annual Conference in his speech today (14 Nov), Thank you for inviting me here today to your annual conference in Birmingham. I want...

    David Hughes is the Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges

    AoC's David Hughes Discusses Brexit and …

    Nov 14, 2017 / Podcasts

    AoC's David Hughes Discusses Brexit and GCSE's   We catch up with David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges at the AoC Annual conference.   We recorded a podcast with David where we...

    Skills Minister, Anne Milton's AoC opening speech

    Skills Minister, Anne Milton's AoC openi…

    Nov 14, 2017 / FE Voices

    We recorded Skills Minister Anne Milton's opening speech at the Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference.   During her speech Mrs Milton said: “further education is central to the challenge of delivering a...

    Dr Paul Phillips CBE, Principal and Chief Executive of Weston College

    A Therapeutic Trip To The AoC

    Nov 13, 2017 / FE Voices

    It is that time of year when in the middle of juggling the key FE priorities the ‘gathering of the clans’ event heralds itself. Yes, it’s the Association of Colleges...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 10th November

    Nov 10, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 10th November, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Young People with Below Average Academic Attainment by Paul Eeles, Chief Executive of the Skills and...

    Ben Sweetman, Business Development Director at QA

    Ben Sweetman: Challenges for expanding h…

    Nov 10, 2017 / FE Voices

    QA is a specialist, we work in technology, digital business, that’s been our heritage for 25 years, and we started diversifying into apprenticeships and higher education about 10 years ago...

    Professor Timothy Quine, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Exeter

    Initial experiences of creating and deli…

    Nov 09, 2017 / FE Voices

    Professor Timothy Quine, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Exeter, addressing the Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: The future for higher and degree apprenticeships - expansion, integration and standards I want to...

    Judith is principal and chief executive of Gateshead College

    Call for government to invest in more te…

    Nov 08, 2017 / FE Voices

    A leading North East college has called on the Government to put greater focus on technical, vocational education to ensure local businesses get the skilled workers they need. Gateshead College is...

    Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy and External Affairs, CMI

    Further progression - developing Masters…

    Nov 08, 2017 / FE Voices

    Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy and External Affairs, CMI, addressing the Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: The future for higher and degree apprenticeships - expansion, integration and standards Firstly, why management?...

    Sue Husband, the Director of the National Apprenticeship Service

    Recognition for outstanding contribution…

    Nov 07, 2017 / FE Voices

    THE special contribution of a woman who spends every day of her working life as a champion of apprenticeships has been recognised. Sue Husband, the Director of the National Apprenticeship Service...

    GIllian Keegan, Member of Parliament for Chichester

    First degree level apprentice in the Hou…

    Nov 07, 2017 / FE Voices

    Gillian Keegan MP, addressing the Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: The future for higher and degree apprenticeships - expansion, integration and standards I’m the Member of Parliament for Chichester but I’ve...

    SKILLS PAYS THE BILLS!

    Nov 06, 2017 / FE Voices

    The jobs are there, however the lack of employees with the right skills is having a detrimental affect on the growth of the UK production industry. Fashion Enter & FashionCapital...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 3rd November

    Nov 03, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 3rd November, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Degree Apprenticeships and the new pathway into Higher Education by Steve Hill, External Engagement Director...

    More flexibility needed in apprenticeshi…

    Nov 01, 2017 / FE Voices

    Training leaders are calling on the government to urgently take forward the skills minister’s own acknowledgement that a more flexible approach is needed if the apprenticeship reforms are going to...

    New Independent Advisory Group report on…

    Oct 31, 2017 / FE Voices

    Business and education leaders demand coherent reform from Government to meet pressing skills challenges A major new report, published today (31 Oct) by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) and Pearson, urges...

    Daniel Lally, Levy Business Consultant, Seetec

    NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE …

    Oct 27, 2017 / FE Voices

    BUT British Businesses Need Guidance From The Government And Some Tough Decisions Need To Be Made To Make A Real Difference Many claim that the Apprenticeship Levy is a disaster and...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 27th October

    Oct 27, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 27th October, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Apprenticeship end-point assessment is at a critical juncture – don’t lose sight of the...

    Nurse apprenticeships to begin September…

    Oct 23, 2017 / FE Voices

    Nursing apprenticeships are to be offered by nine further universities in England from September 2018, following a national funding announcement. The group of universities has been given a share of £4.9...

    Students need the ‘sustain’ ability

    Oct 23, 2017 / FE Voices

    Iain Patton, CEO at the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), talks to representatives from the education, business and sustainability sectors about megatrends in education. Sustainability is fast becoming the...

    Jacquie Mutter, Chief Executive, OCN London

    Age should not matter. How to address th…

    Oct 23, 2017 / FE Voices

    The numbers of mature part-time and full-time learners in higher education has declined by 61 per cent since 2010, according to recent research from the Office of Fair Access (OFFA). The...

    Team UK win 20 medals in Abu Dhabi

    Team UK win 20 Medals and finish 10th in…

    Oct 20, 2017 / FE Voices

    Team UK has triumphed picking up no less than 20 medals, 1 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze and 13 medallions of excellence at a spectacular closing ceremony in front of...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 20th October

    Oct 20, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 20th October, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Across the Pond – 3aaa USA are Go! by Peter Marples, Joint Owner of 3aaa...

    Strong incentives for employers to parti…

    Oct 18, 2017 / FE Voices

    In the study, People and Policy: A comparative study of apprenticeship, researchers from Oxford University's Department of Education have for the first time reviewed apprenticeship participation on a global scale...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 13th October

    Oct 13, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday 13th October, where we take a look back through time at the year: 2016: Goodbye Sub-Contracting, Hello Partnerships by Roger Francis, Director, Creative Learning Partners Ltd 2015: New term, new demand...

    The future for FE – a vision for the nex…

    Oct 12, 2017 / FE Voices

    Paul McKean, head of FE and skills at Jisc, the education sector’s technology solutions not-for-profit, discusses how colleges and skills providers can become efficient and financially stable, while also providing an...

    Dr Paul Phillips CBE, Principal and Chief Executive of Weston College

    Change Of Storm On The Horizon

    Oct 12, 2017 / FE Voices

    The magnitude of change and to some extent unanswered questions on the horizon point to an uncertain future for the FE sector. It is astonishing that, as a sector with the...

    Richard Marsh, Apprenticeship Partnership Director: Kaplan Financial

    Kaplan response: Institute for Apprentic…

    Oct 10, 2017 / FE Voices

    Kaplan response: Institute for Apprenticeships draft Quality Statement We have decided to publish our response to this consultation because: we feel that it is important that there is public debate about this...

    Flashback Friday

    Flashback Friday! 6th October

    Oct 06, 2017 / FE Voices

    Welcome to Flashback Friday, where we take a look back through time at the 6th October in the year: 2016: An exciting and positive development for digital skills by Susan Easton, Head of...

    David Kitchen is Managing Director of the specialist FE Consulting firm The Leadership Team.

    Levy Paying Employers v Training Provide…

    Oct 05, 2017 / FE Voices

    Business Sense by The Leadership Team The ‘big bang’ was due to happen on 1st May 2017. Employers now paying into their digital account and in the absence of the expected...

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