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ERSA manifesto 2015

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:26
For some organisations writing a manifesto in the run up to an election is a bit like pulling together your...

Undercover boss

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:14
If you've ever watched the TV series Undercover Boss you'll know it is about bosses that go, in incognito, into...

Sharing and recycling in the Further Education and Skills sector

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:29
There has been a long-running teacher tradition of spending evenings creating learning materials, taking them into work and swapping them...

It all adds up

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 08:50
Charlotte Bosworth, Director of Skills and Employment at exam board OCR, welcomes the recommendations of a new report into adult...

Big data? Learning analytics? Do you know enough about your learners' data and what you do with it?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 23:00
With policy and commercial developments firmly focused on 'big data' and all that entails, I was interested to come across...

Learner engagement, not learner recruitment

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 23:00
Has this happened all of a sudden? Now I hear the concerns that we don't have enough young people to...

Is the Work Programme working?

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:00
The latest Work Programme statistics received relatively little coverage, perhaps understandably given they were published on the day of the...

The big story: the Work Programme is working

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 23:00
There's a news story that no one is talking about. You won't read it in the papers, you won't hear...

Social Mobility and the Productivity Conundrum

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:00
So what's going on? Record levels of employment, dramatic falls in unemployment, and yet no real rise yet in felt...

Hold Offender Learning to account

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:49
Offender Learning is a crucial necessity in today's society in that it provides a lifeline – the chance for offenders...

FE Careers launches new site on 11-year anniversary

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:00
Job advertising specialists FE Careers celebrated its 11 year anniversary last night with the launch of an upgraded site full...

Sport participation in college hits new heights

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 19:00
More college students than ever are participating in sport, according to research showing a fifth are now taking part in...

RAF intelligence team celebrates Apprenticeship first

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:20
Twenty members of the RAF have become the first learners to pass a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Intelligence Analysis. The...

GCSE grading differences could create havoc, says ATL

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 23:00
The rush to push through GCSE reforms risks creating havoc as students face different systems for different subjects, according to...

Embedding English, maths and ICT when teaching and training

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:14
There has been a lot of talk lately about the standard of English and maths, not only in young people,...

Re-purposing Higher Education for the future

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:20
There has been a lot of hand wringing and consternation about higher education and whether it needs to change in...

Apprenticeships – improving choices

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 23:00
In 2013 the Prime Minister set out his aspiration that all young people would be able to take a path...

Our first priority – protecting the interests of our learners

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 23:00
FE News and the whole vocational education sector is rightly concerned about the prospects for learners who are 'caught in...

How to become a Costs Lawyer - it's easier than you think

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:42
Law is considered one of the most lucrative industries in today's employment market but as Des Hudson, chief executive of...

Why we must share tools and best practice across the profession

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:15
All too quickly September has rolled around again, bringing with it a sense of anticipation and hard work for those...