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    Observation lesson preparation tips: advice for teachers on passing the final stage of recruitment
    Simon Adams, Regional Director for Teach In, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the...
    Lily Gets Behind Women in Engineering Day 2018
    To celebrate Women in Engineering Day on Saturday 23rd June, we caught up with Engineering...
    Podcast 5 with AELP's Mark Dawe on Degree Apprenticeships
    This is part 5 and our final part of our Wembley tour series of podcasts...
    Retrain older workers to overcome £182bn shortfall #GoldenAgeIndex
    This year's update of PwC's Golden Age Index shows that the OECD has continued its...
    Diversity in Tech is a Must
    A few weeks ago, I went to a Solidarity in Tech event about how to...
    Observation lesson preparation tips: advice for teachers on passing the final stage of recruitment
    Observation lesson preparation tips: advice fo...
    Lily Gets Behind Women in Engineering Day 2018
    Lily Gets Behind Women in Engineering Day 2018...
    Podcast 5 with AELP's Mark Dawe on Degree Apprenticeships
    Podcast 5 with AELP's Mark Dawe on Degree Appr...
    Retrain older workers to overcome £182bn shortfall #GoldenAgeIndex
    Retrain older workers to overcome £182bn short...
    Diversity in Tech is a Must
    Diversity in Tech is a Must

     

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    Simon Adams, Regional Director for Teach In

    Observation lesson preparation tips: adv…

    Jun 21, 2018 / FE Voices

    Simon Adams, Regional Director for Teach In, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available teachers and teaching assistants using creative recruitment solutions, shares his advice on how...

    Lily Gets Behind Women in Engineering Da…

    Jun 20, 2018 / FE Voices

    To celebrate Women in Engineering Day on Saturday 23rd June, we caught up with Engineering Apprentice, Lilly James, to ask her about her job and course, and to hear her...

    AELP's Mark Dawe on Degree Apprenticeships

    Podcast 5 with AELP's Mark Dawe on Degre…

    Jun 20, 2018 / Podcasts

    This is part 5 and our final part of our Wembley tour series of podcasts with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP). In...

    Richard Shea, Managing Director, EMEA Search at Futurestep

    Retrain older workers to overcome £182bn…

    Jun 19, 2018 / FE Voices

    This year's update of PwC's Golden Age Index shows that the OECD has continued its gradual progress towards greater engagement of older people in the workforce. Iceland, New Zealand, Israel...

    Susanna Lawson is the co-founder and director of OneFile

    Diversity in Tech is a Must

    Jun 19, 2018 / FE Voices

    A few weeks ago, I went to a Solidarity in Tech event about how to increase inclusion in tech. To be honest, I didn't really know what to expect, but the discussions really opened...

    Education and Training in the Catering I…

    Jun 18, 2018 / FE Voices

    The catering industry continues to grow year on year, with new trends and restaurant designs influencing how the industry approaches food, and customer’s attitudes towards restaurants and the food that...

    Susanna, co-founder of software company OneFile, and Jane, founder of training organisation Successful Mums

    Helping businesses retain returning mums

    Jun 18, 2018 / FE Voices

    New research by businesswomen Susanna Lawson and Jane Knight aims to help employers gain a better understanding of how to support women returning to work after maternity leave and retain...

    Dan Wright, CEO of The Chartered Institution for Further Education

    A Moment of Optimism: How Innovation in …

    Jun 15, 2018 / FE Voices

    This is an important moment for further education. On March 29th 2019, after forty-five years of membership, Britain will leave the European Union. It is the kind of change that...

    ERSA Employability Awards 2018 winners a…

    Jun 15, 2018 / FE Voices

    The winners of the 2018 ERSA Employability Awards, sponsored by Clarion Futures, were announced last night at a special evening ceremony in London attended by the Minister for Employment, Alok...

    James Reed, Chairman, REED Recruitment

    Widening Participation - What Oxbridge c…

    Jun 14, 2018 / FE Voices

    Last week I went to see the brilliant theatre production Hamilton in London. The cast perform eight shows a week and tickets are sold out months in advance within hours...

    Petra Wilton, director of strategy for the Chartered Management InstituteAnn Francke, chief executive of the Chartered Management Institute

    Apprenticeship and Levy Statistics: June…

    Jun 14, 2018 / FE Voices

    This morning new figures from the Department for Education reveal that the number of apprenticeship starts have fallen significantly, once again, which brings the effectiveness of the new apprenticeship levy...

    Stephen Lambert, Director of Education4Democracy.

    The Employment Guarantee Bill: YOUTH UNE…

    Jun 13, 2018 / FE Voices

    Stephen Lambert calls for a state funded blue-print to abolish long-term joblessness in Post-Brexit North. YOUTH unemployment is still a major problem both at home and abroad. Four in 10 of...

    Andy Durman is Managing Director of the Labour Market Insight specialists, Emsi UK.

    People Power: Does the UK Economy Have t…

    Jun 13, 2018 / FE Voices

    We have teamed up with City & Guilds to produce a report looking into the issue of current and projected skills gaps in the UK. The report – People Power:...

    Mark Dawe discusses SME's and Apprenticeships

    Podcast 4 with Mark Dawe discussing SME…

    Jun 12, 2018 / Podcasts

    This is part 4 of our series of podcasts with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP). In this episode, we chat about SME’s...

    Charlynne Pullen, Head of Data and Evaluation, the Education and Training Foundation (ETF)

    Why does FE workforce data matter?

    Jun 11, 2018 / FE Voices

    Staff Individualised Records (SIR) data is collected by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) on an annual basis from all types of provider across the FE and training sector. Data...

    House of Lord’s Economic Affairs Committ…

    Jun 11, 2018 / FE Voices

    The Lord’s Economic Affairs Committee report, published today (11 Jun), "Inquiry into the Economics of Higher, Further and Technical Education" will make for some challenging reading in government.  But beneath...

    Education Secretary Damian Hinds

    Funding for governor and trustee trainin…

    Jun 11, 2018 / FE Voices

    Damian Hinds speech at National Governance Association conference (9 Jun), where he sets out plans to boost training for governors and strengthen accountability of academies: I want to begin with a huge...

    Universities Minister Sam Gyimah

    Delivering value for money in the age of…

    Jun 07, 2018 / FE Voices

    The Universities Minister calls for a better deal for students at the HEPI annual conference: Thank you Nick. It is a pleasure to be here today at HEPI’s annual conference. HEPI has...

    Stephen Lambert, Director of Education4Democracy.

    NORTH EAST COLLEGES ARE DOING WELL, BUT …

    Jun 07, 2018 / FE Voices

    Some colleges need to up their game if they’re to give young people the opportunities they deserve. STEPHEN LAMBERT says colleges and sixth forms can boost students’ grades – and get...

    Julia Anne George

    Why are CEOs so slow to promote gender b…

    Jun 06, 2018 / FE Voices

    Why most CEOs are failing to successfully gender balance their businesses The new millennium is already into its 18th year and yet the representation of women in top decision-making positions remains...

    The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP, being granted a fellowship of the City and Guilds London Institute

    MP John Hayes granted Fellowship of the …

    Jun 06, 2018 / FE Voices

    Local MP, The Rt Hon John Hayes CBE MP, has been granted a fellowship of the City and Guilds London Institute for his ‘outstanding contribution to the field of education.’ To...

    Dr Paul Phillips CBE, Principal and Chief Executive of Weston College

    Keeping the plates spinning over the Whi…

    Jun 05, 2018 / FE Voices

    Before the Whitson holiday, I was (like most of my colleagues) exhausted, and when I walked around the College I could see the strain on the faces of staff. The...

    Mark Dawe on 20% off the job

    Podcast no.3 with AELP's Mark Dawe discu…

    Jun 04, 2018 / Podcasts

    Here is podcast number 3 that we recorded with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP). This episode Mark chats about 20% off the...

    EPA qualifications: How will they help?

    Jun 04, 2018 / FE Voices

    Demand for End Point Assessors Much has been written about the new arrangements for assessing apprentices and how different this is, with “new skills” needed. With large numbers of apprenticeship schemes already...

    Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director, William Clarence Education

    University League Tables - Notoriously s…

    May 31, 2018 / FE Voices

    The Guardian’s university league tables are out and the headline news is that Nottingham Trent University has overtaken Nottingham University, “a member of the elite Russell Group” in the ranks. I...

    Kate Temple-Brown, Strategic Consultant, Temple Brown Consulting

    How the Apprenticeship Levy can help the…

    May 31, 2018 / FE Voices

    The hospitality industry is facing many challenges and with Brexit on the horizon, things could be about to get even tougher. Strategic Consultant Kate Temple-Brown explains how the Apprenticeship Levy...

    AELP's Mark Dawe podcast on Pre-Apprenticeships & Level 2

    Podcast no.2 with AELP's Mark Dawe discu…

    May 31, 2018 / Podcasts

    Here is podcast number 2 that we recorded with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP). This episode Mark chats about pre-Apprenticeships and Level...

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    How to attract the best students

    May 31, 2018 / FE Voices

    Eager to boost your sixth form or college application numbers? According to research by the Association of Colleges, there were 269 colleges in England, 26 colleges in Scotland, 14 colleges...

    Dr Fiona Aldridge, Assistant Director for Research & Development, Learning and Work Institute.

    Care Leavers bursary, making apprentices…

    May 30, 2018 / FE Voices

    The new Care Leavers bursary – a welcome start in making apprenticeships more accessible Every year, around 8,000 young people aged 16 and over leave care. Many will have faced very...

    Employers and education providers voice …

    May 29, 2018 / FE Voices

    With only two years to go until T Levels become part of the education curriculum, new research published today (29 May) by City & Guilds and AELP reveals that just...

    Skills Minister Anne Milton

    Getting skills right: How businesses can…

    May 28, 2018 / FE Voices

    Providing young people with a high-quality education — technical or academic — is vital for them, it’s vital for business and it’s vital for our economy. That is why the introduction of T levels, a...

    Education Secretary Damian Hinds

    New T Levels mark a revolution in techni…

    May 27, 2018 / FE Voices

    The first 52 colleges and post-16 providers to teach new T Levels were named today (27 May) as Education Secretary Damian Hinds set out his vision for a world-class technical...

    Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director, William Clarence Education

    T Levels being shunned by top universiti…

    May 27, 2018 / FE Voices

    I’m not surprised that the new technical qualification, the T Level, is being shunned by top universities. The Department for Education (DfE) may describe the T Levels as “world class”...

    The college leavers guide to employment …

    May 25, 2018 / FE Voices

    Will Potterton of Leavers Hoodies looks at how university and college leavers can enter employment. Youth employment has been a cause for concern over the past decade, with evidence of rising...

    Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke

    From the wings to the workplace: the rou…

    May 24, 2018 / FE Voices

    Secretary of State for Justice's speech at the Education and Employment Strategy Launch at HMP Isis today (24 May): It’s a pleasure to be at HMP Isis today to see some of...

    Pete Marples explains the MSP model

    Peter Marples discusses the MSP and how …

    May 24, 2018 / Podcasts

    FE News caught up with 3aaa's Peter Marples at a Levy conference they held in Wembley on the 15th May. We chatted with Pete about some strategies on how to...

    Les Khan an adult basic numeracy specialist

    Raise national numeracy rates to improve…

    May 24, 2018 / FE Voices

    I am Les Khan an adult basic numeracy specialist. As a result of a career change I elected to teach within a further education setting, focusing upon teaching numeracy. As a...

    AELP's Mark Dawe on End Point Assessment and Workforce development

    Podcast with AELP's Mark Dawe on End Poi…

    May 23, 2018 / Podcasts

    We catch up with Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) for a series of podcasts around the developing World of Apprenticeships. This is...

    Looking for inspirational adult learners…

    May 23, 2018 / FE Voices

    Brighton based TV production company Factory Films, who produced BBC Bitesize shows such as Physics, maths and Art & Design are looking for inspirational adult learners to take part in...

    Neil Wolstenholme, Chairman, Kloodle

    Could the solution to the Productivity P…

    May 23, 2018 / FE Voices

    Over the past decade, we’ve seen record levels of employment. But the amount each worker produces in the UK has hardly changed. Despite the improvements in technology, transport and knowledge...

    6 rules to follow to remain compliant po…

    May 21, 2018 / FE Voices

    For the past few months, GDPR has been a much talked about subject. So you will not have failed to notice that on the 25th May 2018, the General Data...

    Paul Warner, Director of Research and Development, Association of Employment and Learning Providers

    Address the drop in apprenticeship start…

    May 21, 2018 / FE Voices

    Paul Warner addressing the Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar: Improving participation and diversity in apprenticeships - tackling skills gaps, raising awareness and supporting under-represented groups Apprenticeships have undergone a huge system change over...

    Stephen Evans, CEO, Learning and Work Institute

    .@LearnWorkUK respond to the government’…

    May 18, 2018 / FE Voices

    Funding for apprentices with additional needs  Learning and Work Institute (L&W) was commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) to explore the effectiveness of funding to support apprentices with a learning...

    Petra Wilton, director of strategy for the Chartered Management Institute

    Apprenticeship and levy statistics: May …

    May 17, 2018 / FE Voices

    DfE today (17 May) published their statistics covering latest monthly apprenticeship starts, apprenticeship service registrations and commitments, and apprenticeship levy information. Between August 2017 and February 2018 there were 232,700 apprenticeship starts...

    Mike Thompson, Head of Apprenticeships at Barclays

    Apprentices contribute huge productivity…

    May 17, 2018 / FE Voices

    The Apprenticeship Levy a Year On. Over a year has passed since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy and it is no exaggeration to say that discussion surrounding the policy’s success...

    How to Attract International Students

    May 17, 2018 / FE Voices

    International students make up a large part of any university or college. These students are great to have as they bring a sense of diversity to your university as well...

    Improving productivity: Not a matter of …

    May 16, 2018 / FE Voices

    This morning (16 May) the ONS released its flash estimate for UK productivity from January to March of this year. Improving productivity is not simply a matter of stuffing more...

    Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton

    #NationalNumeracyDay Boosting your numer…

    May 16, 2018 / FE Voices

    It is National Numeracy Day – a day to celebrate the importance of maths as well as helping people to sharpen their skills and build their confidence in the subject. To...

    5 ways employers can support the mental …

    May 14, 2018 / FE Voices

    Happy and healthy employees are the most effective employees, so every employer should take mental health seriously. That doesn’t just mean providing gym memberships, stress management classes or fresh fruit...

    Damian Burdin, Chief Executive at Progress to Excellence Ltd

    Latest funding reforms could create more…

    May 14, 2018 / FE Voices

    The door to giving greater flexibility for employers to help close skills gaps has been opened with the latest update to the Apprenticeship Funding Reforms. Employers who pay the Apprenticeship Levy...

    Tony Allen, CEO, AAS Ltd

    External Quality Assurance…will it reall…

    May 14, 2018 / FE Voices

    High quality will mean that those undertaking apprenticeships have confidence that the skills they are learning will help them succeed, progress and thrive.  And it means that employers will see...

    Stephen Lambert is a Newcastle City Councillor and a community governor for Newcastle City Learn – the adult education service.

    Actually @DamianHinds, social mobility i…

    May 11, 2018 / FE Voices

    Durham University recently (27 Mar) published research on grammar schools and on the attainment of pupils at selective schools comparative to non-selective schools. Amongst its key points, the report "Grammar...

    Study Finds Employee Well-being Boosts P…

    May 11, 2018 / FE Voices

    EMPLOYEE morale doesn’t just promote loyalty but it can actually improve how effective and productive employees are in their role, according to new research. A survey of 1,024 UK workers, by...

    School Standards Minister Nick Gibb

    .@NickGibbUK speech at launch of Midland…

    May 10, 2018 / FE Voices

    School Minister Nick Gibb marks another milestone in the drive to ensure children from all backgrounds reach their potential. It is a pleasure to be at the launch of the Midland Knowledge...

    Elliot Gowans, VP EMEA & LATAM, D2L

    Why apprenticeships also need technology…

    May 10, 2018 / FE Voices

    Recently it was announced that the number of apprenticeships in the UK fell by 24 percent in the first six months of the academic year. Indeed, official figures from the...

    Peter Ryder, Company Director of Rockborn Management Consultants

    It’s time to look after the grown-ups

    May 09, 2018 / FE Voices

    Way back in the mists of time there was a concept called ‘Lifelong Learning’. The premise was simple, you were never too old to learn, and there was value in...

    Education Committee

    The Government’s Green Paper on Mental H…

    May 09, 2018 / FE Voices

    Green Paper on Child Mental Health is unambitious and leaves hundreds of thousands without proper care, say Committees The Government's proposed Green Paper on Transforming Children and Young People's Mental...

    Chris Thomson, Education Consultant and former sixth form college principal.

    Keep it simple, Stupid!

    May 08, 2018 / FE Voices

    As Muhammad Ali told the interviewer: “Whatever ‘truculent’ means, if that’s good, I’m that.” It can be much the same with ‘management theory’. The buzz-words sound good even when the meaning...

    The 5 Biggest Challenges Of The Fourth I…

    May 08, 2018 / FE Voices

    A rapidly growing economy and a modern world brings with it a range of advantages and benefits. But the risks should not be forgotten about either. As today’s workplace becomes...

    Susanna Lawson, co-founder and director of OneFile

    Diversity in the NHS - following the foo…

    May 04, 2018 / FE Voices

    As a member of the BAME Apprenticeship Alliance advisory panel, I see the work that goes into promoting diversity in apprenticeships, and the huge difference it makes for people across the country.   At the moment, only 10%...

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