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Government recommends 50% online provision by 2017

10 hours 48 min ago
There is one part of the government response to the FELTAG (http://feltag.org.uk/)recommendations that has really got teachers and managers...

Trade Unions: Tories get tough with further reforms

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:31
Strike action is on the face of it difficult for employees to participate in given that employees will be in...

Careers advice failing half of young people

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:00
More than four in five 14-16 year olds have thought about future job options but nearly half say formal careers...

Work Programme report calls for closer ties with charities

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:02
The Work Programme is failing people with multiple and complex needs and must work closer with charities to gain their...

Greater Manchester sees older apprentice surge

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:20
Nearly half of Greater Manchester's Apprenticeships have been taken by adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s rather than young...

Take three principals - and their recruitment and marketing problems

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:00
In the last few days I've spent time with three college principals. Each thought they had a problem unique to...

Closing the skills gap in London and beyond

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:44
London is suffering from a skills gap that is getting ever wider, according to reports (http://news.tes.co.uk/further-education/b/news/2014/07/17/london-39-s-skills-system-is-39-broken-39-mps-told.aspx)citing the evidence presented...

Building the workforce of tomorrow: A how-to

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:57
Globalization, rapid technological advancement and increased competition are hallmarks of today's business landscape. The pressure to find talent with the...

Putting teachers, trainers and their managers centre stage

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:00
With the end of the teaching year in sight or already here, many will look back at a year full...

Esther McVey hails rising employment

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 14:11
Employment Minister Esther McVey highlights how employment levels have been rising since 2010, stating that more than 30.5 million people...

Stephen Timms: Can Labour guarantee jobs for everyone?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:37
Stephen Timms, Shadow Minister for Employment, outlines what Labour plans to do to progress further on the current economic rise...

Developing an employability system that works for everyone

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:16
Tony Wilson, policy director at Inclusion, talks about the lack of disabled people and those with health problems acquiring careers...

G4S unveils new strategy to help the disadvantaged

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26
Sean Williams, managing director of security services firm G4S, talks to FE News to call for more funding, more personal...

Is political leadership the primary fundamental to helping the disadvantaged?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:42
Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive of ESRA demonstrates the importance of political leadership for driving the economy in the right direction....

DWP's Mark Fisher on local/national authority partnerships

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:18
Mark Fisher, social and justice Director at the Department for Work Pensions (DWP), talks to FE News about...

Delivering employability through local authorities

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:53
Dan Finn, an associate research director at the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion, explains how local authorities should...

Cabinet reshuffle – what does this mean for education?

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:10
This week has seen a flurry of ministerial movements across government and PM David Cameron has commented that he is...

Maths matters

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 23:00
Maths matters. The OECD's PISA survey last year showed the UK lagging way behind Shanghai, Singapore, South Korea and Japan...

FE welcomes Nick Boles as new Skills Minister

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 13:48
Nick Boles, who was Minister for Planning and Development, has been promoted to Minister of State for Skills, Enterprise and...

More ambition and less celebration – thoughts from the first Education Reform Summit

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:39
"Inspiration, ambition and celebration" – the three words chosen as the theme for the inaugural Education Reform Summit. Hosted by...