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Tackling unemployment: digital futures and careers

@NCFE’s in-house expert on all things digital, James Lane (@JamesLaneMe), is joined by a panel of guests to discuss the rapidly changing digital world, our increased reliance on technology and how to equip young people and job seekers for the digital workplace.

Making the UK employable: Plan for Jobs and Build Back Better

Paul Turner, Policy Specialist at @NCFE, and a panel of employability and policy experts bring skills into the centre of focus to unpack employability initiatives, past and present on this thought-provoking podcast.

Assessment and Teaching: This period of change and reflection is a great time for us to look at the education system as a whole

@Ofqual VTQ consultation – What does this mean for the #FutureOfAssessment? This is part of a series of pieces on how further education and skills can be the cure for the societal impact of Covid-19. We examine the impact that the sector can have in ensuring people are equipped for life and work in the wake of this crisis and how we can work together to recover and build a more resilient future:

Ofqual VTQ consultation – What does this mean for the future of assessment?

The outcome of @Ofqual’s recent consultation on ‘Alternative Arrangements for the Award of VTQs and other General Qualifications in 2021’ has grabbed national headlines and given many learners, educators, parents and providers alike some much needed direction in a time of great unsettlement.

It’s not about apprenticeships vs university - it’s about the power of choice

Throughout my career, I’ve witnessed the power of lifelong learning many times over, whether that’s been in a classroom, in a work environment, or just life in general. The deep belief that learning is the ‘great leveller’ is what drives the purpose of NCFE, to promote and advance learning, to create a fairer and more inclusive society through education. Unfortunately, I’ve also seen the challenge faced by those learners who haven’t chosen or been able to take an academic route into their career or who haven’t undertaken more traditional longer form qualifications. The disparity, and at times clear marginalization linked to this, is the main theme behind what I’m sharing with you today.

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