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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...

Losing sight of the bigger picture

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 23:00
Charlotte Bosworth, Director of Skills and Employment at exam board OCR speaks out about the need to remain focussed on...

Becoming a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:40
Teaching and training is about helping someone reach their full potential, whether this is for personal or professional reasons. The...

Supporting FE to achieve Business Development through 'Social'

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 23:28
This month I want to continue my quest for supporting FE in its understanding of the culture and mindset that...

Lesson observation: how trustworthy are graded observations?

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:00
Recently, graded lesson observations of the type used in England's FE colleges have come under attack, but are the alarms...

A summer of celebration!

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 23:00
The summer appears to be flying by but we can't let it slip pass without mentioning the success of our...

Inventing the future: transforming STEM economies

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:14
"Technology is shattering and transforming in equal measure. No one can avoid it. Least of all educators." Scientists can already map...