Articles from Richard Daniel Curtis

“Oh, someone’s dealing with that” Supporting mental health in FE

“Oh, someone’s dealing with that.” is a phrase that I have heard from both further education and higher education staff. What they are referring to is the mental health of their learners.

Robotics - A new era in Vocational Training?

Last week saw the European Vocational Education Week take place. This pan-Europe event celebrates the work of the sector and discusses the reforms taking place.

The unintended impact our brain has on our learners

The brain is a pretty amazing organ, it does so many wonderful things, what’s not to love about it? It helps us make decisions, it controls our emotions, I mean it’s incredibly useful.

Looking after the mental wellbeing of young people

Next month I’m chairing a London conference on mental health in the workplace and it’s got me thinking about the work we do in the FE sector. Whether you are working with apprentices or in a higher education setting, the pressure on the young people is evident in today’s fast-paced technological world.

Report: How the workforce feel about supporting apprentices

The recent report by The Mentoring School, "How the workforce feel about supporting apprentices", summarises the results of a survey conducted with 100 random employees, including employees, self-employed people, team leaders, middle managers, senior management and CEOs or directors.

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