Your competitors are commercial education and information sites including YouTube, commercial/non-funded providers and international organisations. (Click here to read part 1 "The Reality of FE Becoming More Commercial … for £2.88")
Collab recently published an article on the “key drivers for colleges to think and act more like a commercial business”. It mentioned funding reduction, competition and apprenticeship reform. It was perfectly correct in all it said but, for me, missed one essential element.
Following on from my recent feature on The Impact of Snow Days on Learning and Financial Viability I note that all schools were open on Easter Monday to make up for the lack of teaching due to the recent snow.
When it Snows Providers Potentially Lose Money
Recent snowfall has resulted in the temporary closure of many providers. This happens somewhere in the country most years, and yet I can find no UK based research on the financial cost of closures.