Articles from NCFE

It’s the learners who are at the forefront of campaign #FullyFunctional

In May, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) launched its report which explored the trends and implications of 16-19 education funding.

Student awards to reach new heights

NCFE appoints Director of Sales and Marketing to lead growth and diversification strategy

North East-based Awarding Organisation, NCFE, has appointed a new Director of Sales and Marketing to lead the growth and diversification of the awarding arm of the business.

The Augar Review and the Levy Review are Inextricably Linked

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning believe the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding in England by the government represents a review of a lifetime.

Don’t worry about parity of esteem: Esteem is enough

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning consider the future of post-18 education, in their recent volume of opinion pieces: 'The post-18 review of education and funding: a review of a lifetime' , Mick Fletcher rejects the cliché that we don’t value technical education, and suggests that too much focus on parity of esteem is damaging FE:

Time to disrupt the three-year residential degree

As UCAS announce a record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds being accepted into university, we look at claims by Mary Curnock Cook that it is time to disrupt the three-year residential degree, for the recent volume of opinion pieces produced by NCFE and the Campaign for Learning, 'The post-18 review of education and funding: a review of a lifetime' on the future of post-18 education:

What About Adults? Too Many Lack the Skills Needed to be Successful

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning consider the future of post-18 education, in their recent volume of opinion pieces: 'The post-18 review of education and funding: a review of a lifetime' , where John Widdowson's urges Government not to overlook Adult Education:

Mending the Gap: Are the needs of 16-18 year olds being met?

At a time of great political and economic change following the decision to leave the European Union there is widespread recognition that the need for a workforce equipped to operate in a high skills economy has never been greater.

Fair funding needed for post-18 education and skills

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning consider the future of post-18 education, in their recent volume of opinion pieces: 'The post-18 review of education and funding: a review of a lifetime' , where Mark Corney reiterates the need for fair funding for post-18 education and skills:

NCFE stewarding qualification launched to enhance crowd safety

With more than 30 million people expected to attend a football league match this season, NCFE, one of the UK's leading qualification providers, is now aiming to ensure that the countries safety stewards are highly knowledgeable and of a world-class standing.

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