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City & Guilds: Subcontracting update

Bryony Kingsland ( @BryonyKingsland on Twitter) UK funding manager - City & Guilds, providers an overview of the new subcontracting rules.

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Webinar with Beej Kaczmarczyk on Non Levy paying...

Webinar with Beej Kaczmarczyk: Making the best of the procurement for apprenticeship training provision for non-levy paying employers This webinar...

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e-Memoir TV. Post ‘Building the FE and skills...

e-Memoir TV. Post ‘Building the FE and skills brand’ webinar with Beej Kaczmarczyk ‘Thanks for watching e-Memoir TV Please visit the e-Memoir.co.uk...

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Update on Advanced Learner Loans Funding

This webinar will provide an opportunity to review the recently published version 2 of the advanced learner loans funding and performance management...

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Hilary Read discusses delivering 20% off the job...

Hilary Read from Read On Publications discusses delivering the 20% off the job training in Apprenticeships and the things you need to consider as a...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

Hi Stefan I agree, surely utilising technology will make us more productive. Travelling from one...

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Articles from Gavin

Anne Milton appoints top college principals as National Leaders to drive improvements in Further Education

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton appoints seven of Country’s best principals as National Leaders to use their expertise to support other colleges

New research shows University and College leaders recognise sustainability as a priority but fail to deliver

The Further and Higher Education sector is making a collective call to Vice Chancellors and Principals to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to sustainability and social responsibility. 

Podcast with Faye Thomas from Kennedy Scott on engaging vulnerable groups

The FE News team catch up with Faye Thomas, Chief Operating Officer at Kennedy Scott about engaging vulnerable groups at the ERSA annual conference. 

Ofsted confirms new arrangements for short inspections

A more supportive and collaborative approach to short inspections of good schools was announced by Ofsted today. 

Ofsted’s further education and skills Official Statistics for 2016/17 have been released. 80% judged Good or Outstanding by Ofsted

The official Ofsted further education and skills inspection outcome statistics for 2016/2017 have been released by Ofsted today. Between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, 392 further education and skills providers were inspected. These included 102 colleges, 159 independent learning providers (including employer providers) and 78 community learning and skills providers. Ofsted also contributed to the inspections of 41 prisons and young offender institutions, where the reports were published between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017.

New Industrial Strategy. Details on 'parity' of systems, more money to attract under represented learners, T-levels and Retaining Scheme

The Government's published a new 131 page Industrial Strategy White Paper today outlining their plans to increase productivity in the UK. The Industrial Strategy is based on five main themes or foundations of productivity: Ideas, People, Infrastructure, Business Environment and Places.  Skills is a huge part of the industrial strategy (especially in the 'people section' of the report) and has some really interesting sections about giving Technical and Academic levels the same 'parity', additional monies to help bring disadvantaged and under represented groups into Apprenticeships, more emphasis on careers advice, 3 Million Apprenticeship starts by 2020 is still mentioned, which is encouraging and the £64 Million National Retraining Scheme is explained in a little more detail.

Podcast with Beej on using the 'Growth Mindset' principals to develop new provision

We chat with Beej Kaczmarczyk Director at the Learning Curve group and founder of E-memoir about alternate ways of growing the sector and the 'Growth Mindset' model. The Growth Mindset model was famously adopted by the GB Cycling team to make marginal changes to move the cycling team from mediocre to a World leader in the sport.

Podcast with Alastair Campbell on mental health and well being for leaders

We chat with Alastair Campbell about mental health and well being for Leaders. Alastair who is a Time to Change Ambassador, which is a charity set up to end mental health discrimination shares a few tips for leaders to be aware of their mental health and well being.

A view from the States: Noah and Emily share what is happening across the pond

We recorded two podcasts at the Association of Colleges (AoC) conference with J. Noah Brown, President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) in the USA and Emily Yim, also of the ACCT and Executive Director at the Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) about the latest developments in Further Education and Apprenticeships in the USA.

Podcast with Beej about the drivers around the Advanced Learner Loans market

We chat with Beej Kaczmarczyk Director at the Learning Curve group and founder of E-memoir about Advanced Learner Loans at the Association of Colleges annual conference. Beej particularly highlights the different drivers for a learner to take out a loan and how we need to think in a different and more flexible way to deliver the programme or learning experience.

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