Articles from Dr Paul Phillips CBE

FE has suffered decades of shocking neglect: #Augar report condemns treatment of the ‘poor relation’ in education

What’s at the end of the tunnel for further education? The treatment of further education (FE) is nothing short of shocking and the recent Augar report is a condemnation of what has happened to the ‘poor relation’ in the educational sector.

Welcome to another day in paradise! #LoveOurColleges

As our sector continues to deliver the skills agenda against the backdrop of a pitiful funding picture, you’re always conscious that the situation may go from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Employers must seize the opportunity to get involved in T Level revolution

It can’t have escaped your attention that further education is undergoing a major shift towards workplace learning.

Blame culture following an error of judgement now at unacceptable levels - It's time for intervention

I thought I would start my article for the New Year with some basic physics, after all, we are being told to ratchet up our technical agendas! 

Creating the Construction Workforce of Tomorrow

Construction is a vital contributor to the regional economy.