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700 learner milestone for Grant Thornton and Cranfield Executive MBA programmes

700 learner milestone for Grant Thornton…

Oct 21, 2019 / Sector News

Grant Thornton UK LLP and Cranfield School of Management announce today (21 Oct) that more than 720 learners are benefitting from their unique master’s programmes. Cranfield School of Management was the...

Aspen Pumps Group Group Communications Manager Fay Davis with students at Hailsham Community College

International company inspires students …

Oct 21, 2019 / Sector News

A manager from East Sussex company Aspen Pumps Group has gone back to the classroom to inform students about career opportunities in international trade and commerce as part of the...

Barton Peveril Students Secure Medicine …

Oct 21, 2019 / Sector News

A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students secured places to study Medicine or Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Ten students are now studying Medicine and three are now...

Borders College #STEM networking event s…

Oct 21, 2019 / Sector News

SCDI Members' zone launched in the Scottish Borders Borders College recently opened its doors to a group of influential businesses and industry professionals who were invited to hear about the social...

19th UK-Philippines Friendship Day

Going from strength to strength in our e…

Oct 21, 2019 / Sector News

I am very happy to be observing the 19th UK-Philippines Friendship Day which we commemorated on 20 October. I am very happy to be observing the 19th UK-Philippines Friendship Day which...

Adult skills and lifelong learning inqui…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Adult skills and lifelong learning inquiry: Committee to question academics and policy experts – Wednesday 23rd October at 10am The Education Committee will question academics and policy experts in the first...

Phoenix Primary School

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

The schools adjudicator’s admission variation decision about Phoenix Primary School . Documents VAR877: Phoenix Primary School PDF, 191KB, 6 pages Details Decision reference: VAR877 Type of decision: variation to admission arrangements – approved School type: community School...

School food standards: resources for sch…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Resources to help schools plan and provide healthy food in schools. Documents School food standards practical guide PDF, 716KB, 16 pages School food standards poster PDF, 284KB, 1 page School food: guidance for governors PDF, 831KB, 2...

Early Years Foundation Stage Profile and…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

  Today’s Education in the Media blog reviews the results of our annual Early Years Foundation Stage Profile, and the Review of Support for Disabled Students in Higher Education in England...

Rugby World Cup winning legend @JonnyWil…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

England legend Jonny Wilkinson has thrown his support behind a new apprenticeship - on the eve of his country’s latest World Cup crunch match with old adversaries Australia. The nation’s record...

Gower College Swansea commended by AoC

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Gower College Swansea has been commended for its best practice and innovation in three separate categories in the 2019/2020 Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards. The Association of Colleges’ Beacon Awards...

The Research Centre for Transcultural Cr…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

£15,000 awarded to bring smartphone creative writing projects to life Creative writing incubator Paper Nations, which is led by Bath Spa University’s TRACE Centre (The Research Centre for Transcultural Creativity and...

Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe yn derbyn canmoliae…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

  Mae Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe wedi cael ei ganmol am ei arferion gorau a’i harloesed mewn tri chategori gwahanol yng Ngwobrau Beacon Cymdeithas y Colegau (AoC) 2019. Mae Gwobrau Beacon Cymdeithas y...

CNet Celebrate Masters Degree Graduation 2019

CNet Celebrate Masters Degree Graduation…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

CNet Training’s second Graduation Ceremony for the world’s only Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management CNet Training celebrated the second graduation for the Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership...

Guidance: Easy read: get support in work…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

This easy read guide explains what Access to Work is and how you can apply for it. Documents Get help from Access to Work: easy read PDF, 5.85MB, 16 pages This file may not...

The Apprenticeship Hub, York, North York…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Call to run a project to broker opportunities and solutions to meet skills priorities -building advantage through the development and increase of high quality apprenticeships. Contents Details Location Value Deadlines Completion date Full Application Submission Technical Support Contact details Details The...

SERE Ltd, Belfast has received a South E…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) has recognised eleven local employers in their annual Business Excellence Awards for supporting education and employability. William Greer, Chief Training and Contracts Officer at SERC said...

Lean Library Partners with OpenAthens to…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Lean Library, a SAGE Publishing company, announces a partnership with OpenAthens, an identity and access management software company, to support libraries accessing content using single-sign on authentication. This partnership expands...

Pupil premium: strategy statements

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

How school leaders can write a pupil premium strategy statement using these templates and resources. ContentsBefore you startTemplates and sample statementsWrite your own strategy statementGet more information about strategy statements Before you...

Pupil premium

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

The government is giving schools extra funding to help improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and other pupils who need extra support. Documents Pupil premium HTML Details Pupil premium: effective use and accountability contains separate...

Structural Engineering is a career path …

Oct 18, 2019 / Careers Information on AJS

What’s structural engineering? Structural engineering is a part of a study in civil engineering. The civil engineering disciplines branches out too many studies, among them, are structural engineering. To understand...

Bringing education to life - Student Inv…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

October marks the launch of The London Institute of Banking & Finance’s annual Student Investor Challenge which sees tens of thousands of students from schools and colleges around the country...

Unionlearn Director Kevin Rowan

New unionlearn partnership to offer fund…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Unionlearn has launched a new training partnership with The Skills Network, offering funded qualifications via distance learning. Unionlearn has signed an agreement to work with The Skills Network, initially for a one-year...

Chris Millward, Director for Fair Access and Participation at the OfS

Are universities and colleges doing enou…

Oct 18, 2019 / Sector News

Going to university almost halves the gaps in employment rates between disabled and non-disabled people, compared to those who only have GCSEs – although significant gaps remain – a new...

Kylo the corgi dressed for the occasion during his visit at the British Embassy in Asunción.

British Week in Paraguay celebrates educ…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

What do corgis, a harp artist, a small fish in an ocean full of plastic and freedom of the press have in common? They were part of the British Week...

Norland College appoints senior early ye…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Professor Theodora Papatheodorou has extensive experience in policy development and the provision of education services internationally Norland College, the Bath-based specialist provider of early years training and education, is delighted to...

Top chef launches two employer skills ac…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

#LoveOurColleges Two employer skills academies backed by a top chef and former Sheffield College student to develop the next generation of talent have been unveiled this week, to coincide with Colleges Week, from...

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan speaking at the Reform Women's Network

Embedding digital skills into the curric…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan speaking at the Reform Women's Network to highlight importance of diversity in developing new technology: Good evening everyone. I am honoured to be the first speaker at this...

Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer of FDM

Celebrating 10 Years of Female Achieveme…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

2020 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards invites entries The 2020 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards will celebrate the achievements of talented women in tech, creating role models that help other women...

Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Ms Amb…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Outcome of October 2019 hearing. Panel decision and reasons on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education. Documents Prohibition order: Ms Amber Shahid PDF, 145KB, 23 pages This file may not be suitable...

Sir David Carter, executive director, System Leadership at Ambition Institute

Education supremo Sir David Carter urges…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Sir David Carter, the former national school’s commissioner, has urged multi academy trusts (MATs) to be more open and to work more closely together to better understand risk and thus...

Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mrs Ja…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Outcome of a September 2019 hearing. Panel decision and reasons on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education. Documents No Order Made: Mrs Jane Schalch PDF, 273KB, 16 pages This file may not...

Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Nei…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Outcome of an October 2019 hearing. Panel decision and reasons on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education. Documents Prohibition Order: Mr Neil John Jinks PDF, 281KB, 25 pages This file may not...

Tameside College bakery student is a ‘…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

James Crook, a Tameside College bakery student and former Trinity Christian School pupil, has been placed third in the Village Hotel ‘village baker’ competition. The competition, which took place at the...

Cyber-detectives crack the code for Tame…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

‘Cyber-detectives’ from Tameside schools have been cracking the code at Tameside College’s digital escape room event at Tameside One. Year ten and eleven pupils were tasked with preventing a hacker committing...

Key stage 2 tests: how to become a marke…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Guidance about how to become a marker for the key stage 2 (KS2) English, mathematics and science national curriculum tests (commonly referred to as SATs). ContentsEnglish and mathematics testsApply to be...

Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institut…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

On Saturday 19 October, 12noon-6pm, electronic music artist Aïsha Devi will present at We The Curious, the world premiere of I Am Not Always Where My Body Is, an unprecedented...

University of Derby scales new peaks of experience and agility with a connected digital campus

How bold adoption of software-defined an…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

The University of Derby is at the cutting edge of modernity. Located in the heart of England’s Peak District, Derbyshire is a place where innovators and industrialists have made their...

Range of qualifications launched for bus…

Oct 17, 2019 / FE Video

With one in four adults likely to struggle with mental health at some point in their lives, there is an increasing emphasis on the need for awareness of how employers...

Earning and learning: Tunstall launches …

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Tunstall Healthcare has announced the launch of its new apprenticeship scheme, designed to create the Tunstall engineers of the future. Six apprentices have been chosen from across the country: Ethan Saunders –...

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb

EBacc entry rates hit the highest level …

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

The proportion of pupils taking the core EBacc GCSE subjects that equip young people with the skills they will need for future success is at its highest level yet. The percentage...

Marches LEP signs £2.34m funding deal f…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

The Marches LEP has signed a £2.34m deal to fund the transformation of a former school into facilities for Hereford’s proposed new university. The funding will be used to refurbish and...

Trainee Nursing Associates (TNA) are in place across four Yorkshire Exemplar Health Care homes

Nursing apprenticeship introduced by Exe…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

COMPLEX CARE PROVIDER EXEMPLAR HEALTH CARE’S FIRST TRAINEE NURSING ASSOCIATES START COURSES  A new nursing apprenticeship is being embraced by Exemplar Health Care throughout its 29-strong network of UK homes, providing...

Academy and Raspberry Pi celebrate top award for astronaut Tim Peake at the Science Museum

Academy and Raspberry Pi celebrate top a…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Tim Peake, the UK’s first European Space Agency astronaut, yesterday received one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s top accolades at a special event for 400 school pupils at...

The Henley College open brand new Digital Skills and Enterprise Hub

The Henley College open brand new Digita…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

The Henley College have announced the opening of a brand new Digital Skills and Enterprise Hub, ‘The Cuthbert Suite’, which is named after their late Deputy Principal, Simon Cuthbert. Simon began...

Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson

Health and #wellbeing amongst staff

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Speech by Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson at the John Lewis Partnership event to promote health and wellbeing amongst staff: It’s a pleasure to be here. My team have been really...

London South East Colleges’ Prince’s…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

London South East Colleges’ Prince’s Trust Team 23 has won the London and South East Dell EMC Community Impact award at The Prince’s Trust Awards.  Eight of the College’s students were...

Fab five florists from Moreton Morrell C…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

A blooming brilliant quintet from Moreton Morrell College will be putting their floristry skills to the test in a national competition later this year. The five students will head to the...

ESFA letters to academy trusts about hig…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Letters sent in October 2019 from Eileen Milner, chief executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency, to academy chairs of trustees about high pay. Documents Letter to academy trusts about levels...

Samantha Rutter, CEO at Open Study College

OPEN STUDY COLLEGE LAUNCHES CIPD COURSES…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Distance learning provider Open Study College has added CIPD Diplomas to its portfolio of courses, providing a flexible option for people looking to boost their competency in human resources. CIPD Diplomas...

Key stage 2 teacher assessment guidance

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Guidance for schools and local authorities involved in the administration and moderation of statutory key stage 2 (KS2) teacher assessment (TA) in 2020. Documents 2020 key stage 2 teacher assessment guidance PDF, 234KB...

Leaders in Innovation Fellowships celebrates five years of world-changing innovations

Leaders in Innovation Fellowships celebr…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

More than $80 million in business funding has been raised by the 1000 strong community of entrepreneurs supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Leaders in Innovation Fellowships programme...

Key stage 1 teacher assessment guidance

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Guidance for schools and local authorities involved in the administration and moderation of statutory key stage 1 (KS1) teacher assessment (TA) in 2020. Documents 2020 key stage 1 teacher assessment guidance PDF, 245KB...

Now’s the time to start an #apprentice…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Seven new business and administration apprenticeships have been launched by Wealden District Council. The year-long apprenticeships will offer people the chance to gain a business administration qualification while working for...

FE and HE collaboration sees classroom t…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Thanks to a successful bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), a classroom at Gower College Swansea has been transformed into an active learning space complete with videoconferencing...

Reviews of marking and moderation: Novem…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Number of reviews in England for GCSEs in November 2018 series and for project qualifications in June 2018, November 2018 and January 2019 series Documents Reviews of marking and moderation in England...

Young people NEET or activity unknown: c…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Data about young people's education, employment or training status in each local authority in England. Documents NEET scorecard MS Excel Spreadsheet, 313KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request...

An Immigration System Fit For The Science System: The Campaign For Social Science Proposes A Future Skills-Based Immigration System For UK HEIs

A Future Skills-Based Immigration System…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

An Immigration System Fit For The Science System: The Campaign For Social Science Proposes A Future Skills-Based Immigration System For UK HEIs The Campaign for Social Science has launched a short briefing paper...

Destinations of KS4 and 16 to 18 (KS5) s…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Data on key stage 4 (KS4) and 16 to 18 (KS5) students going into apprenticeship, education and employment destinations. Documents Destinations of key stage 4 and 16 to 18 students 2018: main...

TSM and initial teacher training allocat…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

An explanation of how the Department for Education estimates how many postgraduate trainee teachers are needed. Documents TSM and initial teacher training allocations 2020 to 2021 - main text PDF, 952KB, 11 pages This...

A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2018…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Provisional information on A level and other results for 16- to 18-year-olds at the end of their final year. Documents Main text: A level and other 16 to 18 results 2018 to...

Early years foundation stage profile res…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) results for the 2018 to 2019 academic year, at national and local authority level. Documents EYFSP 2019: text PDF, 554KB, 13 pages This file may not be suitable...

Key stage 4 performance, 2019 (provision…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Provisional statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, in the 2018 to 2019 academic year. Documents Main text PDF, 1.3MB, 19 pages This file may...

John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership at the business psychology organisation The Myers-Briggs Company

Flexible working can lead to burnout cul…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Organisations must take a stand against the ‘always-on’ culture or risk the rise of a disengaged and dissatisfied workforce, says John Hackston: According to the Buffer State of Remote Work 2019 survey, employees...

Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union

Education and youth work services need t…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Weapons in Schools Commenting on an FOI analysis by the Press Association showing the numbers of police seizures of weapons on school premises, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National...

1 in 8 schools have no library

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

A study released today (Thursday), commissioned by the Great School Libraries campaign, has shown that around one in eight schools do not have a library, with poorer children less likely...

Connecting business with education - Far…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Business South welcomes Fareham College as a new Champion - Business South Champions are a collective network of business leaders, educators and public bodies, working collaboratively to support the development of...

Students from over 50 universities acros…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

150,000 POTENTIAL STEM CELL DONORS ARE GIVING BLOOD CANCER PATIENTS HOPE THANKS TO ONE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY - 1 in 4 stem cell donors are now recruited by ‘Marrow’ university societies Students from...

The significant effect of graduate start-ups on the UK business landscape

The significant effect of graduate start…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Graduate start-ups & social enterprises contributed over £822 million to UK economy in 2018 In 2018 nearly 14,000 student start-ups and social enterprises generated £821 million in turnover, more than both...

#Brexit will limit the horizons of colle…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

The Association of Colleges has today published a survey revealing that 94% of colleges would be unable to fund student and staff mobility programmes outside of the EU’s Erasmus+ programme.  The...

Rally and march for sixth form sector on…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

On 17 October there is a London rally and march to press for NEU member demands on pay and funding in the sixth form sector to the Secretary of State...

The impact of business accelerators and …

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

A report on the impact of incubators and accelerators on start-up businesses and on the wider business ecosystem. Documents The impact of business accelerators and incubators in the UK Ref: BEIS Research Paper...

Academy CEO recognised as one of the 100 most influential women in engineering

Academy CEO recognised as one of the 100…

Oct 17, 2019 / Sector News

Dr Hayaatun Sillem, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has today been announced as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in the Engineering Sector. The list...

Adult retraining scheme rolled out to ne…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Get Help to Retrain service continues its phased rollout and is now available in six major cities and regions across England. From today (16 October), the Government’s Get Help to Retrain...

Safeguarding Company Launches Ground-bre…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

MyConcern is bringing the reporting, recording and management of safeguarding concerns into the 21st century with their brand-new mobile app. Staff are now able to easily and securely report any...

The Institute’s Chief Executive, Sir Gerry Berragan

Major review of technical education prov…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Record number of #apprenticeships to be reviewed in Engineering and Manufacturing sector Today (16 October) the Institute has launched a major review of technical education provision for Engineering and Manufacturing. A total...

Construction learning hub sets new goals…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Learning hub Procure Plus sets ambitious new goals after meeting employment targets early Manchester learning hub Procure Plus is aiming even higher after meeting its target of delivering trainees in to...

Mikaela Collins, Director of training, WBTC

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INSIGHT FOR TRAINING…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

A training provider has harnessed the insightQ software platform from Mesma as part of a drive towards more effective quality improvement planning. Newbury-based West Berkshire Training Consortium (WBTC), established in 1983...

Wales’ Top Apprenticeship Provider Cel…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Skills Academy Wales (SAW) is celebrating 10 years of successfully providing opportunities for young people and those in employment, to upskill and gain nationally accredited qualifications.   During this time, SAW has...

Burton and South Derbyshire College stud…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Public Services students at Burton and South Derbyshire College are working alongside the British Heart Foundation to deliver Heart Start training to students and staff across the College. Over 2000 students...

The spectacular ESC Live Open Events ret…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Over the next few weeks, East Sussex College will once again be opening its doors to launch ESC Live and showcase its range of courses. ESC Live will be taking on...

ESFA Update: 16 October 2019

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers. Documents ESFA Update further education: 16 October 2019 HTML ESFA Update academies: 16...

Golden Hello reimbursement: guidance for…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

How local authorities and academies can get reimbursed for the Golden Hello scheme. Documents Golden Hello eligibility criteria and guidance for academies Ref: DFE-00149-2018PDF, 269KB, 24 pages Golden Hello reimbursement: claim form for...

2019 winners: #EITAwards announce gradua…

Oct 16, 2019 / FE Video

Innovation made in Europe: winners of the EIT Awards 2019 announced The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced this year’s winners of the prestigious EIT Awards. Michael Dittel...

High needs funding: due diligence proces…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Information setting out the process that may lead to a grant funding arrangement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of education provision for high needs students. Documents High...

Funding for adoptive families and childr…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

  Adoption Support Fund Yesterday, Tuesday 15 October, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announced further investment for the Adoption Support Fund, to ensure every family that needs it will be able to...

People in cities report feelings of loneliness more than the rest of the UK

People in cities report feelings of lone…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

THE IMPACT OF ‘CITY LIFE’ ON OUR MENTAL HEALTH New research from the Office of National Statistics shows people in cities report feelings of loneliness more than the rest of the...

Special event prepares way for third wav…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Organisations interested in delivering the third wave of T Levels from 2022 attended a special market engagement event this week. The conference suite at the Wesley Euston Hotel, in London, was...

Undeb Myfyrwyr newydd sbon i Goleg Gŵyr…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Mae gan Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe Undeb Myfyrwyr newydd sbon a Laimis Lisauskas, llywydd amser llawn (sabothol) newydd yr Undeb Myfyrwyr, fydd yn sicrhau bod y sefydliad yn rhedeg yn esmwyth. Bydd...

D2N2 Active Inclusion Programme - multip…

Oct 16, 2019 / Sector News

Call to run a project to address poverty and social exclusion in the D2N2 area and in particular targeted support to those most disadvantaged in the current labour market and...

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