Articles from NCFE

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.

Student awards to reach new heights

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:

More progress is needed to create the ‘parity of esteem’ between vocational and academic learning #FullyFunctional

Fund Functional Skills to reduce student stress: Why a level playing field should exist for English and Maths

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

This paper by John Widdowson CBE, Principal, New College Durham, is the fourth in a series from NCFE and Campaign for Learning that examines current and emerging policy from a learning and skills perspective.

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:

Post-16 Education and Apprenticeship Levy Funding – Next steps for English Devolution

NCFE and the Campaign for Learning are proud to launch a new paper, ‘Post-16 Education and Apprenticeship Levy Funding: next steps for English devolution’ - a volume of expert pieces that consider the future of the post-16 education and training budget from a devolution perspective

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