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Bold action from the Chancellor – but more is needed

The Chancellor’s economic statement, as expected, took bold action to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus. The severity of the problem ahead was brought into sharp focus by the huge sums of money announced, in stark contrast to the modest government spending seen over the last decade. Rishi Sunak spoke clearly, concisely and directly, with a range of measures, clearly centred on job creation.

FE sector needs the revolutionary white paper that was promised, now more than ever

New @NCFE and @CForLearning report called 'Revolutionary Forces' urges Government to ensure that the plans outlined in the forthcoming post-16 white paper are sufficiently flexible to meet the immense changes faced by the UK economy throughout the 2020s Government recommendations for FE need to be sufficiently flexible to meet the revolutionary changes bearing down on the UK says new report.

Is the integrity of the GCSE quality standard a barrier to progression for FE learners?

While the economic impact of Covid-19 has been felt acutely across the globe, research carried out by organisations such as the Resolution Foundation has demonstrated that it is our young people who will suffer most during the downturn, as employers cut jobs and apprenticeships in a bid to save money.

Supporting sustainability in the aftermath of COVID-19: NCFE and Learning Curve launch new qualification

 Supporting sustainability in the aftermath of COVID-19: @NCFE and @_LearningCurve launch new qualification

Learning at Work Week takes to the air for 2020

Employers across the UK are being invited to take part in a first-of-its-kind virtual learning event this week as Learning at Work Week returns, but with a few twists!


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