Articles from Karen Reece

A commercial take on adult and community learning

Jayne Wilcock, curriculum and data manager at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, explains why adult and community learning providers need to think like businesses to ensure their provision enhances the opportunities available to learners.

National training and colleges group NCG looks to broaden opportunities for students with Capita

NCG has undertaken a major overhaul of its IT systems to drive efficiency and ensure best practice can be identified and shared more easily across the group. 

Capita receives preferred supplier status for Scottish universities and colleges

Capita’s further and higher education business has fought off stiff competition to be recognised as one of the preferred suppliers of management information services for universities and colleges in Scotland.

5 Top Tips For A Sixth Form College Becoming An Academy

In life the only constant is change, as Heraclitus said – one maxim that rings true for many in the FE sector. Since the announcement that sixth form colleges could convert to academies, over half have expressed an interest in converting and a fifth have already started a formal process to make the change, according to government figures.

Four ways to take control of the area reviews

The fifth wave of the area reviews process has kicked off and the progress of FE reform remains under a bright spotlight.