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PM on track to begin phased return of schools, colleges and nurseries from 1 June
From 1 June schools, colleges and nurseries are still set to open to more children...
Independent SAGE report on Should Schools Reopen? Sector Response
SAGE Advice Published - The scientific papers on school safety from the committee of independent scientists chaired...
How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution? Episode 20: #SkillsWorldLIVE
Tonight's guests include: Paul Grainger, Co-director of the Centre for Education and Work, UCL | Jamie Smith, C-Learning | Andy...
EXPANDING ACCESS TO DIGITAL SKILLS WITH IBM OPEN P-TECH
@IBM have announced the UK launch of Open P-TECH, an online platform that offers free technical...
How COVID-19 can transform the Higher Education sector
When the lockdown started in March, no one knew how long it would last. Schools,...
PM on track to begin phased return of schools, colleges and nurseries from 1 June
PM on track to begin phased return of schools,...
Independent SAGE report on Should Schools Reopen? Sector Response
Independent SAGE report on Should Schools Reop...
How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution? Episode 20: #SkillsWorldLIVE
How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for...
EXPANDING ACCESS TO DIGITAL SKILLS WITH IBM OPEN P-TECH
EXPANDING ACCESS TO DIGITAL SKILLS WITH IBM OP...
How COVID-19 can transform the Higher Education sector
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson

PM on track to begin phased return of sc…

May 24, 2020 / FE Voices

From 1 June schools, colleges and nurseries are still set to open to more children says @BorisJohnson, despite Independent Sage report warnings  Schools, colleges and nurseries across England remain on track...

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Independent SAGE report on Should School…

May 22, 2020 / FE Voices

SAGE Advice Published - The scientific papers on school safety from the committee of independent scientists chaired by Sir David King was published today (22 May) with advice relating to the reopening...

How will COVID-19 impact the skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution? Episode 20: #SkillsWorldLIVE

How will COVID-19 impact the skills need…

May 22, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Paul Grainger, Co-director of the Centre for Education and Work, UCL | Jamie Smith, C-Learning | Andy Durman, Emsi UK | Dave Coplin, The Envisioners | Rebecca Garrod-Waters, Ufi Charitable Trust | Ryan Craig University Ventures & Author |   Episode...

Bill Kelleher, Chief Executive, IBM UK & Ireland

EXPANDING ACCESS TO DIGITAL SKILLS WITH …

May 22, 2020 / FE Voices

@IBM have announced the UK launch of Open P-TECH, an online platform that offers free technical skills, as well as professional skills learning, required to be successful in the digital economy. ...

Rachel Gowers

How COVID-19 can transform the Higher Ed…

May 22, 2020 / FE Voices

When the lockdown started in March, no one knew how long it would last. Schools, Colleges and Universities all reacted quickly, modifying everything from our systems of examinations to methods...

Should there be a Youth Guarantee?

Should there be a Youth Guarantee? Epis…

May 21, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Ken Skates MS Minister for Economy and Transport Minister for North Wales | Fiona Aldridge, Director of Policy and Research at Learning and Work Institute | Tony Wilson, Director of the...

FETL paper - Leadership, learning and lockdown

Leadership, learning and lockdown

May 21, 2020 / FE Voices

A new paper from @FETforL reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on education leadership and considers what lessons can be learned as we look towards an uncertain and...

Mark Dawe

AELP publishes proposals for post-Covid …

May 21, 2020 / FE Voices

@AELPUK publishes proposals for post-Covid employment and skills recovery package, calling for combined cross-departmental and devolved approach  Britain’s response to the growth in pandemic-related unemployment requires a cross-departmental approach within government...

Re-opening schools and colleges - 6 poin…

May 21, 2020 / FE Voices

@IrwinMitchell Answers Employers' Questions  The government has asked schools and FE colleges to start to re-open from 1 June for some students and has published guidance to support the transition.  There's huge controversy around...

Gillian Keegan, Apprenticeship and Skills Minister

#ThankaTeacher - What is the future of f…

May 20, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Gillian Keegan, Apprenticeship and Skills Minister | Rob Nitsch, Chief Operating Officer at the Institute | Mark Armitage, Head of Membership Products & Services at IMI | Louise Doyle, Co-founder...

Ben Brennan, Assistant Principal, and head of Sixth Form, at The Hart School

Teaching in the new world of #remote #le…

May 20, 2020 / FE Voices

“O Brave New World…hang on, I can’t get my camera to work!”  Thoughts on remote learning by Ben Brennan, Assistant Principal, and head of Sixth Form, at @TheHartSchool, a Creative Education...

Andy Durman

The Language of Skills

May 20, 2020 / FE Voices

John has been working as Head Chef in a restaurant for the last five years, but due to the closure of the premises during the current crisis, the owner has...

Arnie Skelton, Managing Director, Effective Training & Development Ltd

Working From Home More Efficiently With …

May 20, 2020 / Podcasts

Top Ten Roles and Responsibilities Tips for Teachers and #FE Managers In the Fortieth episode of his podcast Top Ten Tips for Teachers and FE Managers, Arnie Skelton discusses why home...

Sir Peter Lampl, Sutton Trust

Up to three-fifths of apprentices have l…

May 20, 2020 / FE Voices

New @SuttonTrust research examines impact of #Coronavirus on Apprenticeships  UP TO THREE-FIFTHS (61%) OF APPRENTICES HAVE LOST OUT ON WORK EXPERIENCE OR LEARNING AS A RESULT OF THE PAMEDEMIC. ONE IN...

SkillsWorldLIVE radio show and podcast

Will the FE Whitepaper result in the nat…

May 19, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: David Hughes, CEO at AoC | Ian Pretty, CEO Collab Group | Andy Westwood, Vice Dean Social Responsibility, Faculty of Humanities, University of Manchester | Professor Martin Doel CBE, Interim Chair...

New Apprentice Talks podcast aims to giv…

May 19, 2020 / Podcasts

A brand new @ApprenticeTalks podcast made to educate, inform and give insight into what it’s really like to be an apprentice is now live on Spotify and other major streaming sites. Formed...

Jennifer Harley, Disability Support and Inclusion Service Manager at ULaw

How virtual learning is impacting studen…

May 19, 2020 / FE Voices

Universities are shifting to online teaching during the coronavirus pandemic has had a profound effect on all students, the impact on those with disabilities is particularly complex and varied. Nearly...

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Employment experts call for £1bn Youth …

May 19, 2020 / FE Voices

Act now to tackle record rise in unemployment and prevent long-term damage  Employment experts call for £1bn Youth Guarantee and urgent investment in education and back-to-work support. The Government needs to act...

How do we get Britain Training? Episode …

May 18, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Jonathan Boys, Director of Insight and Evidence at Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards (FISSS) | Professor Martin Jones, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Staffordshire University | Sally Dicketts CBE, Group...

Oliver McGowan

How will COVID-19 impact the essential f…

May 18, 2020 / FE Voices

#OliversCampaign COVID-19 & beyond - Our people with autism & learning disabilities deserve equal high quality healthcare  Despite the fact it has been widely reported that coronavirus ‘knows no borders’, there...

The New Normal Podcast Episode 6

A Vision for a Post-Covid Society: The N…

May 18, 2020 / Podcasts

Join Chris Webb and Helen Armitage from the Careers and Employability Service at Sheffield Hallam University for another foray into the world of work, as told by Covid-19 - this...

Anna Stepanoff, CEO & Founder of Wild Code School

Could e-learning represent the future of…

May 16, 2020 / FE Voices

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic is causing considerable challenges for us all, impacting all industries and sectors. Its impact on education has been significant, with near-total closures of schools, colleges and...

Staying Motivated: How To Manage Your Mo…

May 16, 2020 / FE Voices

It's easy to get distracted with the abundance of free time provided when learning and working from home. With warm weather underway, students and teachers may find themselves focusing less on...

Are Apprentices and Students getting a g…

May 15, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Eluned Parrott - Unite Foundation Director, Unite Students | Dexter Hutchings - Co-Founder at The Apprentice Voice | Louis Curtis - The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education Apprentice Panel...

Matt Hull, Digital Services Consultant at CoSector – University of London

The learner’s journey – during COVID…

May 15, 2020 / FE Voices

Tracking the digital learning environment (DLE) during a student’s learning journey, and examining how such technology is supporting HE during the pandemic: Engaging with undergrads From the day they enrol on their...

Gender Gap In Apprenticeships

May 15, 2020 / FE Voices

National statistics on apprenticeships and traineeships in England published by the Department for Education in January 2020 tell us that the number of men and women who started apprenticeships in...

Steve O’Hara, Director of Education at Exemplar Education

Learning in Lockdown: 5 Simple Tips for …

May 15, 2020 / FE Voices

Steve O’Hara, Director of Education at the UK’s biggest home-learning provider @ExemplarEduc explains how to get the best out of our children when home-schooling them.   Coronavirus has changed the way billions of people...

Over 1000 councillors write to Gavin Wil…

May 15, 2020 / FE Voices

#NEUCllrs - 1,173 local authority councillors from across England have signed the @NEUnion Councillors letter to @GavinWilliamson  Local Authorities are at the forefront of supporting families and schools during these unprecedented...

Maintaining education and skills trainin…

May 14, 2020 / FE Voices

When will colleges reopen?  This @EducationGovUK operational guidance provides further detailed information on new arrangements and responses to questions for organisations delivering further education including general further education colleges, sixth form...

Nicholas Apergis, Professor of Economics at the University of Derby

What does the furlough extension mean fo…

May 14, 2020 / FE Voices

The economics of furlough Furlough is a term few of us were aware of until the coronavirus lockdown, but it has become a lifeline for many people and businesses. Now the government...

Benn Carson, Carson Recruitment

3 Years in - Is the Apprenticeship Levy …

May 14, 2020 / FE Voices

Has the apprenticeship levy been a success? This week I wanted to talk about the ever-controversial Apprenticeship Levy. Has the scheme been a success? Anyone familiar with the levy is likely...

In the future will the British economy r…

May 13, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Hetan Shah - Chief Executive at The British Academy | Dr Julie Mills CEO and Principal of Milton Keynes College | Robin Millar CBE - Director, Institute for Apprenticeships | Nick Ellins -...

Organisational Shame: An issue FE & …

May 13, 2020 / FE Voices

A new paper from @FETforL "#FE and #Skills and Shame in Organisational Life" examines organisational shame and explores further education leaders’ own experiences of being shamed  The Further Education Trust for Leadership (FETL) has published the...

How the FE Sector is Meeting the Challen…

May 13, 2020 / Podcasts

The New Normal Episode 5 Join Chris Webb and Helen Armitage from the Careers and Employability Service at Sheffield Hallam University for another foray into the world of work, as told...

Arnie Skelton, Managing Director, Effective Training & Development Ltd

Nudge Theory with Arnie Skelton #39

May 13, 2020 / Podcasts

Top Ten Roles and Responsibilities Tips for Teachers and #FE Managers In the thirty-nineth episode of his podcast Top Ten Tips for Teachers and FE Managers, Arnie Skelton discusses Nudge Theory. In...

Will Youth Unemployment hit 50% post COV…

May 12, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Kathleen Henehan - Research and Policy Analyst at Resolution Foundation | Stephen Isherwood - Chief Executive at Institute of Student Employers (ISE) | Charlie Ball - Head of higher education...

Ros Morpeth, Chief Executive of the National Extension College

Motivating online learners during lockdo…

May 12, 2020 / FE Voices

Learning providers will need to embrace online learning as part of the #NewNormal  The alarming acceleration of the Covid-19 worldwide has forced providers of education – whether they are schools, colleges...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will co…

May 12, 2020 / FE Voices

Chancellor @RishiSunak extends #FurloughScheme until October - Sector Response  The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced today (Tuesday 12 May 2020). In...

A determined Creative Media student and …

May 12, 2020 / Podcasts

Matthew O’Leary is a current @CRC_College Cambridge Regional College student, studying Level 3 Creative Media Production & Technology. As part of his coursework, Matt has been producing weekly radio shows intermittently...

Rachel Campbell, Senior Regional Director, Page Personnel

Lost your graduate placement? 5 steps yo…

May 12, 2020 / FE Voices

The Coronavirus outbreak has left many of us facing tough times. University students are no exception to this trend, with many thousands preparing to take their first important step onto...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson

New details set out on phased wider open…

May 11, 2020 / FE Voices

Numbers to remain limited, with protective measures in place, and phased opening following new plan to conditionally modify some lockdown restrictions.  PM confirms schools, colleges and nurseries on track to begin...

Why bother teaching face-to-face, if onl…

May 11, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: David Corke - Director of Education and Skills Policy at AoC | Bob Harrison - Chair of Governors at Northern College for Adults | Sam Blyth - Senior Director...

Robin Hills, Emotional Intelligence Facilitator and Coach, Ei4Change

Fundamental To All Learning and Developm…

May 09, 2020 / FE Voices

Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills Through Online Courses  There has been a quiet revolution in learning over the last few years with online courses becoming increasingly popular. This has taken a dramatic...

DJing, house music and skills policy - H…

May 08, 2020 / Podcasts

In the back streets of Hatton Garden in London there once existed a little known music college. Owned by the big clubbing DJ, Graeme Lloyd, Subbass Academy helps aspiring music...

What should the priorities be for the Sk…

May 07, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Kirsty Williams - Welsh Education Secretary | Angela Middleton MBE - Founder & Owner at MiddletonMurray Group | Paige Harrison - Counsellor and Wellbeing Coordinator at Stoke on Trent College | Guglielmo Ventura - Research Assistant...

Update on senior leader review (7 May)

May 07, 2020 / FE Voices

On 26 February 2020, the Secretary of State for Education asked the Institute to undertake a formal review of the L7 Senior Leader apprenticeship in order to ensure that it meets the current...

Susanna Lawson, CEO and co-founder, OneFile

Top 5 Apprenticeship trends to expect af…

May 07, 2020 / FE Voices

How will #COVID_19 affect #apprenticeships in the long run?  The COVID-19 situation has created a ‘new normal’ in apprenticeships – students learning from home, tutors providing remote support, a suspension of Ofsted inspections...

How will Covid-19 widened the disadvanta…

May 06, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Layla Moran MP - Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson | Carole Willis - Chief Executive, National Foundation for Educational Research | Isa Mutlib - CEO, BAME Apprenticeship Alliance | Russell Hobby -...

Kate Palmer, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula

Can employees refuse to return to the wo…

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

Frightened workers self-isolating to protect vulnerable loved ones shouldn’t be punished, says @UNISON  The government must do more to protect key workers threatened with dismissal or put on unpaid leave if...

May Digital Route Review Update

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

Relationship Manager Overview As we all continue to work through the difficult circumstances generated by the Covid-19 pandemic, progress from the digital route review trailblazer groups (TBG) has maintained pace with...

Top 10 Tips for Apprentices Continuing T…

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown in the UK has led to many #apprentices either working from home or being furloughed. Fortunately, in the vast majority of cases, this has not prevented...

The Significant Importance Of STEM Now A…

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

Back in 2001, the US National Science Foundation coined the acronym #STEM for the first time. Broken down into its four subject categories, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, when considered...

Natalie Perera, Executive Director and Head of Research at the Education Policy Institute

“Catch Up Plan” needed to prevent di…

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

Education Policy Institute publishes proposals for a school “Catch Up Plan” to prevent disadvantaged pupils falling further behind during the pandemic  @EduPolicyInst has today (6 May) published a series of policy...

Melanie Nicholson, Seetec’s Executive Director for Excellence, Apprenticeships and Skills

Use lockdown and furlough positively for…

May 06, 2020 / FE Voices

Lockdown and furlough present a massive opportunity for anyone undertaking an apprenticeship programme to accelerate their off-the-job learning, according to @SeetecInspire's skills director, Melanie Nicholson: This is a great opportunity for employees...

Arnie Skelton, Managing Director, Effective Training & Development Ltd

Keeping Entertained With Arnie Skelton #…

May 06, 2020 / Podcasts

Top Ten Roles and Responsibilities Tips for Teachers and #FE Managers In the thirty-eighth episode of his podcast Top Ten Tips for Teachers and FE Managers, Arnie Skelton recommends his top...

How do we prepare for September's "…

May 05, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Dr Sue Pember OBE - Director of Policy and External Relations at Holex | David Hughes - CEO at Association of Colleges | David Gallagher - MD at NCFE | Paul...

Peter Marples, Co-Founder, Promote-Ed

Furlough Turning to New Normal

May 05, 2020 / FE Voices

Six weeks ago the word furlough entered our vocabulary. For me, I had never heard of it before but it is now embedded into our daily business lives. Many millions of...

Joe Crossley, CEO of Qube Learning

Unlocking potential – the nation’s i…

May 05, 2020 / FE Voices

 Joe Crossley, CEO of @QubeLearning discusses: Unlocking potential – the nation’s individuals and businesses who will help the economy recover post pandemic The CEO of Leading national training provider Qube Learning, Joe...

Is it time to start trusting remote work…

May 05, 2020 / FE Voices

Remote working isn't a new concept; in fact, 1 in 10 employees worked from home at least once per week in 2019. However, with COVID-19 on the rise, many employers...

Starts falling for Apprenticeships: What…

May 04, 2020 / Podcasts

Tonight's guests include: Gillian Keegan - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills | Toby Perkins - Shadow Minister for Apprenticeships and Lifelong Learning | Richard Marsh - Apprenticeship Partnership...

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