Articles from Penny Power

Digital leadership and skills in the FE Sector

As I travel the UK and experience the variety of priorities across the UK's FE Colleges, I am excited when I discover a project that inspires the conversation around 'digital'.

Social engagement – a sector problem?

Nervously, I bring my fingers to the keyboard to write my first column for FE News. I am reminded of the first time I spoke in public and the nerves around self-belief, "does anything I have to say matter to anyone out there"?

Learner engagement, not learner recruitment

Has this happened all of a sudden? Now I hear the concerns that we don't have enough young people to fill the demand from business. I suppose that is good? Good for the young people that have the attitude and skills that makes them employable.

The art of collaboration to create employer demand and trust

The biggest conversation I have heard over the past two years is 'employer engagement'. In fact, when you Google the expression there are over 16 million references to the term.

Middlesbrough College launches Digital Youth Academy Apprenticeships

Middlesbrough College, already known for its innovative approach to education, this week launches the UK's first Digital Apprenticeships in partnership with Digital Youth Academy.

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