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Half of women would consider remaining childless over career risk

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 13:38
Half of women would consider not having children because of the risk it might pose to their career, according to...

Dear Editor - Ofqual responds to VQ criticism

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:39
In [a recent article 'Colleges must start delivering relevant courses with good careers advice (featured-article/colleges-must-start-delivering-relevant-courses-with-good-careers-advice)', NEF: The Innovation Institute CEO]...

LEP chairman on working locally

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:34
Alex Pratt, chairman of the LEP Network, talks to FE News at the Autumn AELP Conference about the development of...

SFA's Karen Woodward: preparing for transitional funding arrangements

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:50
FE News interviews Karen Woodward, deputy director of Apprenticeships and Employer Implementation Policy at Skills Funding Agency, shortly before her...

Kirstie Donnelly talks about raising standards and promoting innovation

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:05
FE News catches up with Kirstie Donnelly, UK managing director at City Guilds, at the AELP Autumn Conference. Ms...

AELP's Stewart Segal covers traineeships, careers advice and more

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:50
FE News talks to Stewart Segal, chief executive of the Association of Employment Learning Providers (AELP), at...

Skills Minister Nick Boles on employer contributions, functional skills and careers advice

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:46
FE News catches up with Nick Boles, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities at the AELP Autumn Conference. The...

Where are the FE Thought Leaders that are building 21st Century assets?

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 04:54
Think Tank, after Think Tank. I leave impressed, inspired, slightly doubtful and always more connected. One of the aspects of...

Raising aspirations with project-based learning

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:27
As we move into a more positive business market, employers are considering wider aspects of job roles and the 'softer'...

Ditch the drama: it's all about stability in the skills system

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:18
We always talk about the need to raise awareness of FE; to change perceptions and be held up alongside academia....

Learning preferences – are you for or against?

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 23:00
There's a lot of talk these days about individual learning and differentiation. One way of addressing this is to adapt...

Why the next government must borrow to invest in skills

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 07:28
So the political party conference season has ended for another year. Having been an inveterate attender for too many years...

Too many cooks

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 23:00
Over the last few years the numbers in post-16 education have continued to grow, the variety of courses available expand,...

The future for Functional Skills

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 23:00
Functional Skills have only really been delivered by providers for two years but they are now well understood and accepted...

Team UK celebrate EuroSkills 2014 success

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:41
Team UK took home glory at last week's EuroSkills competition in Lille, France, after securing nine medals in a variety...

How we made e-books a success

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 23:00
As an undergraduate at Trinity College Dublin several millennia ago I was crossing Front Square on my way to the...

Colleges must start delivering relevant courses 
with good careers advice

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:34
Professor Sa'ad Medhat, chief executive of NEF: The Innovation Institute, will have ruffled a few feathers in the FE sector...

Changing policy and choosing skills

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:23
With party conference season in full flow you'd be hard pressed not to realise that there is a general election...

Employers hold the key to training their future employees

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:00
I am passionate about the need for education and business to work together to help young people successfully enter the...

College governance: a guide

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:01
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has published a governance document setting out how and to whom further education...